The Buzz was in New York City for the Cotto vs. Canelo Press Conference announcement. Cotto vs. Canelo happens Saturday, November 21 live on pay-per-view beginning at 9pm ET/6pm PT.
Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez to Embark on Four-city International Press Tour Next Week
Press Tour Stops Include Los Angeles, Mexico City, New York City and Caguas, Puerto Rico
PRESS CONFERENCES ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! FANS WELCOME!
(Aug. 20, 2015) - Miguel Cotto
(40-4, 33 KOs), the reigning WBC, Ring
Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion and the first native of Puerto Rico to become world champion in four different weight classes, and Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez
(45-1-1, 32 KOs), the former WBC and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion, will kick off an international press tour on Monday, Aug. 24 ahead of their 12-round showdown for the WBC
and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Championships
at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Saturday, Nov. 21.
Cotto vs. Canelo is presented by Roc Nation Sports, Golden Boy Promotions, Miguel Cotto Promotions and Canelo Promotions and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT
The tour will begin in Los Angeles on Monday, Aug. 24; will continue in Mexico City on Tuesday, Aug. 25; New York City on Wednesday, Aug. 26 and conclude in Caguas, Puerto Rico on Thursday, Aug. 27.
Further details regarding all tour stops will be announced soon.
Cotto vs. Canelo
, a 12-round fight for Cotto’s WBC and Ring
Magazine Middleweight World Championships, takes place Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The fight is presented by Roc Nation Sports, Golden Boy Promotions, Miguel Cotto Promotions and Canelo Promotions and sponsored by Corona Extra; Mexico, Live it to Believe it!; O’Reilly Auto Parts and Tequila Cazadores. The event will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.
Ron Berkowitz/Lauren Menache, Berk Communications & Marketing LLC for Roc Nation Sports: (212) 889-0440 (O), firstname.lastname@example.org
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Hector Soto, Miguel Cotto Promotions: (787) 975-0039 (M), email@example.com
Bryan Perez, Miguel Cotto Promotions: (787) 975-0025 (M), firstname.lastname@example.org
Efren Torres, Canelo Promotions: 001 52 1 331 303 819 (M)
Kevin Flaherty, HBO: (212) 512-5052 (O), email@example.com
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