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Cotto fight details still to be cleared
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 16 Jun 2009
Before parting ways in New York on Sunday, Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum left word that he?ll come up with something concrete in two week?s time regarding the Filipino?s Nov. 14 fight. While Arum has temporarily booked Pacquiao to face Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico in an all-Top Rank affair at th  Read Full Story >>>

Fraud Ribfaker? Baby Back Mayweather slathered with duck sauce
By Michael Marley,, Tue, 16 Jun 2009
Clouds of suspicion linger. They look like circulus nimbus clouds to me.They are thick clouds, ones that can only be cleared away by that rarest of boxing commodities, the truth. Comment of the day here comes from "Pinoy Idol," who posts up better than LeBron James and Kobe Bryant combined with t  Read Full Story >>>

By John James, The Sweet Science, Tue, 16 Jun 2009
Veteran fight publicist Fred Sternberg arrives late to the Cotto-Clottey weigh-in on June 12. He strolls in like he owns the joint, confident and grinning. "Freddie's here," he says to the reporters patiently waiting for a glimpse of Miguelito. Just beyond a curtain, beyond a steady stream of stripp  Read Full Story >>>

Miguel Cotto: ?I Had a Duty To Finish The Fight?
By Mark Vester,, Tue, 16 Jun 2009
WBO welterweight champion Miguel Cotto felt a sense of duty to finish his fight with Joshua Clottey last Saturday at New York?s Madison Square Garden. In the early rounds, Cotto suffered a serious cut above his left eye from a clash of heads and the blood flowed heavy for most of the fight. There  Read Full Story >>>

My Pound for Pound List (As Of 6/15/09)
By Matt Yanofsky,, Tue, 16 Jun 2009

1. Manny Pacquiao {Junior Welterweight} On May 2, Pacquiao displayed why he is unquestionably the top fighter in the world today by viciously knocking out Junior Welterweight champion Ricky Hatton in   
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Arum finalizing Pacquiao-Cotto for Nov. 14
By Jun Medina, The Manila Standard, Tue, 16 Jun 2009
A Manny Pacquiao-Miguel Cotto super fight tentatively scheduled for November 14 in Las Vegas is being worked out, according to Pacquiao?s promoter Bob Arum. ?I hope I can put it all together this week and get Manny and Miguel to agree on the terms,? Arum said, referring to the catch weight and th  Read Full Story >>>

By Ben Thompson,, Tue, 16 Jun 2009
After Miguel Cotto's narrow split-decision victory over Joshua Clottey this past Saturday, pound-for-pound champion Manny Pacquiao licked his chops as he told promoter Bob Arum, "get me Cotto on November 14!" During a recent interview, Arum revealed, "There's no question he wants the fight. And he t  Read Full Story >>>

By Ben Thompson,, Tue, 16 Jun 2009
Now that Mayweather's July 18th return against Juan Manuel Marquez has been postponed, it appears that Golden Boy Promotions may be using the opportunity to stack the card with another big name to bolster interest in the event. According to Dan Rafael of, former jr. middleweight champion Wi  Read Full Story >>>

Joyi to fight Condes in EL title eliminator
By Mesuli Zifo, Dispatch Online, Tue, 16 Jun 2009

NKOSINATHI ?Mabere? Joyi takes on Filipino Florante Condes for the IBF mini-flyweight title eliminator at East London?s Orient Theatre on June 26 in the biggest fight of his career. The fight will be staged  
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Ten Must-See Unsigned Boxing Rematches
By Tim Starks, The Queensberry Rules, Tue, 16 Jun 2009
Sequels are on the mind lately, and not because "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian" and its 44 percent "fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes is still one of the top movies in the land. There were two fights over the weekend at Madison Square Garden, Miguel Cotto-Joshua Clottey and Ivan Cald  Read Full Story >>>

Presence alone makes Pacquiao weekend's big winner
By Wallace Matthews,, Tue, 16 Jun 2009
So here we are on Monday trying to determine the biggest winner on a terrific sports weekend in New York. Among the candidates are the Yankees, winners of two out of three over the Mets in the Subway Series; Mark Teixeira, who reminded us how major leaguers are supposed to play baseball, even wit  Read Full Story >>>

Hall of Famers Should Fight Hall of Famers-No to Cotto-Pacquiao
By Julius Stecker,, Tue, 16 Jun 2009
After watching this past weekends fight between Miguel Cotto and Joshua Clottey, I thought 2 things. One was how much I admire Miguel Cotto as a fighter. He is tough, he has heart and he is skilled. But I was also thinking to myself, was that a hall of fame performance. Was that worthy to earn him a  Read Full Story >>>

Roach Will Demand Weight Limit for Pacquiao-Cotto Showdown
By Albert Alvarez, Diamond Boxing, Tue, 16 Jun 2009
For those of us that watched the Cotto/Clottey fight this past Saturday, boy were we entertained. I know I was. The fight had blood, guts, a tackle, and some serious soul searching. For the record I had Cotto winning the fight 114-113. If you wanted to argue that Clottey won the fight, you could do   Read Full Story >>>

What's Next For Mayweather
By Ron Borges, The Sweet Science, Tue, 16 Jun 2009

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. learned an important lesson last week while training for his comeback fight in Las Vegas. He learned he?s not a kid any more. The 32-year-old five-time wo  
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Miguel Cotto is now the logical next opponent for Pacquiao!
By Ace Freeman,, Tue, 16 Jun 2009 examines all the pieces that are in place pointing at the increasing likelihood that a Manny Pacquiao vs. Miguel Cotto clash is all but set for this fall! Apparently a Pacquiao vs. Cotto clash for this fall became the frunt runner while Miguel Cotto was still engaged in combat with J  Read Full Story >>>

Miguel Cotto deserves better than Arum , Top Rank
By Glenn Wilson,, Tue, 16 Jun 2009
Dignity and pride. Two words that describe Miguel Cotto. You never hear him trash an opponent and you don't hear him make excuses. Miguel Cotto is and has been the consummate professional his entire career. So why does it seem that Cotto is being treated as the red headed stepchild. His fights   Read Full Story >>>

Khan challenge against Kotelnik switched to fortress Manchester
By Gareth A Davies,, Tue, 16 Jun 2009
Amir Khan's world title contest against the incumbent champion, Ukrainian Andreas Kotelnik, has been postponed for three weeks yesterday and switched from London's 02 Arena on June 27 to Manchester's MEN Arena on July 18. Kotelnik has a mouth infection which had halted his training programme. It wil  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao versus Miguel Cotto? It's tentative for Nov. 14 in Las Vegas
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, Tue, 16 Jun 2009

Manny Pacquiao and Miguel Cotto have each told their promoter they want to fight each other next. Now, that promoter, Bob Arum, has to work out the details to make a bout that is penciled in for Nov.  
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Pacquiao-Cotto: Bobfather's Dream Comes True
By Dave "Large" Larzelere,, Tue, 16 Jun 2009
What a weekend for the fight game. First, there was the insane Miguel Cotto vs. Josh Clottey fight in New York City, one visited by gruesome gashes, a multitude of fouls, a "body slam," and then punctuated with a highly controversial split decision in Cotto?s favor that left Clottey foaming at the m  Read Full Story >>>

By Rene Bonsubre, Jr.,, Tue, 16 Jun 2009

Juan Manuel Marquez could have changed the course of boxing history not once, but twice. But in his mind he did beat Manny Pacquiao twice and there are many who silently or vocally agree with him. Unfortunately for him, there were t  
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