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Hennessy Honors Miguel Cotto With Privilge Award [INTERVIEW]

With a private dinner, a celebration that took place at Hunt & Fish Club in New York City on January 17, 2018, Hennessy, the world's best-selling Cognac, presented six-time championship boxer and philanthropist Miguel Cottowith the 14th annual Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilge Award following the last match

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Bellator 192's Aaron Pico Open To Competing In Professional Wrestling In The Future

Aaron Pico has his work cut out for him against Shane Kruchten in MMA during Bellator 192 this Saturday night, but that hasn't kept him from considering both boxing and pro wrestling. Pico served as Miguel Cotto's training partner for his retirement fight last month against Sadam Ali. In an intervie

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Miguel Cotto happy to wrap up his career on his own terms

In a few days, Puerto Rican legend Miguel Cotto will once again go through the same routine he's done for his previous 46 fights. He'll strap on his boxing gear, warm up, and then make the walk to the ring for a prizefight in which he will do battle with the same passion he always has. Cotto, who to

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Miguel Cotto falls short of storybook ending

NEW YORK - There are rarely happy endings in boxing. The ones that appear to fall through the cracks are usually fleeting and simply a placeholder for the actual finale when the sport's great champions do what so many boxers did before them and trade in their final win for a large payday and a heart

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Cotto defends title against Ali in final fight of career

Puerto Rican legend Miguel Cotto has engaged in numerous classic fights and been one of the best fighters of his generation, a Hall of Famer in waiting and a true star in sport that could use a whole lot more of them. When Cotto heads to the ring on Saturday (HBO, 10 p.m. ET/PT) for his 10th main ev

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The year in boxing: 2017's best fight, fighter, knockout and more

From Leo Santa Cruz avenging a loss to champion Carl Frampton on Jan. 28 in Las Vegas, to Anthony Joshua coming back from a near stunning knockout to end Wladimir Klitschko's career before 90,000 delirious British fans in April, to Sadam Ali spoiling Miguel Cotto's retirement party at Madison Square

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Klitschko, Ward, Bradley, Cotto: They all retired this year, but which great will you miss the most?

Four great fighters, all of them world champions, three of them at more than one weight class, retired from the sport this year: heavyweight king Wladimir Klitschko, super-middleweight and light-heavyweight ruler Andre Ward, four-weight ruler Miguel Cotto and light-welterweight and welterweight cham

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A Look Back at Miguel Cotto's Greatest New York Fight Nights

Sportsday Wire Miguel Cotto finally said goodbye to boxing after a highly decorated professional career, as he went out on his shield in a decision defeat to the more youthful Sadam Ali in New York City. The Puerto Rican legend officially hung up his gloves after a 16-year career following that unan

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Rising boxer Michael Conlan embraced by New York's Irish

From Belfast to Broadway: Rising boxer Michael 'Mick' Conlan - who famously flipped off Olympic judges - finds a home among New York's Irish Rising boxer Michael 'Mick' Conlan is in for what he estimates is 'the fifth or sixth time' in his young life. A native of Belfast, Northern Ireland who repre

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Best I Faced: Miguel Cotto

Miguel Cotto is one of the most accomplished Puerto Rican boxers of all time, winning world titles in four weight classes during his 17-year pro career. Cotto was born in Providence, Rhode Island, but his family relocated to his ancestral home in the Caribbean when he was 2 years old. He started box

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Is it Sadam Ali's Time?

By: Kirk Jackson Sadam Ali 26-1 (14 KO's) secured victory as the underdog co-staring in Miguel Cotto's farewell fight, capturing his first world title and scoring redemption after suffering defeat to Jessie Vargas 27-2 (10 KO's)in an attempt for the vacant WBO welterweight title a year prior. While

BOXING INSIDER

Miguel Cotto the King from Caguas

By: Kirk Jackson Although technically from Providence, RI, Miguel Cotto represented the nation of Puerto Rico at the sport of boxing with pristine dignity and grace. It just so happens another one of boxing's greatest fighters joins the list of former pugilists entering the retirement home this year

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"Three strong offers" help Hogan get over Cotto defeat

Puerto Rico mourned last Saturday night as fight legend Miguel Cotto bowed out of boxing with defeat in New York. However, the loss to Sadam Ali in the Madison Square Garden Arena also prompted Irish boxing related tears in Australia. A victory for the future Hall of Famer would have seen the WBO l

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Salido-Roman Preview, Cotto-Ali Recap with Eric Raskin and Kieran Mulvaney

HBO Boxing Insiders Eric Raskin and Kieran Mulvaney reflect on Sadam Ali's upset win in Miguel Cotto's farewell fight, discuss what the future holds for Ali, pay tribute to future Hall of Famer Cotto, and look ahead to the December 9 tripleheader in Las Vegas headlined by Orlando Salido vs. Miguel R

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Cotto-Ali fight peaks at just over 1 million viewers on HBO

Miguel Cotto's farewell fight did a strong rating for HBO, as according to Nielsen Media Research, the Saturday night HBO World Championship Boxing main event averaged 944,000 viewers, and peaked at 1.012 million. This is the second-best number for a live boxing main event on premium cable in the Un

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Block: Cotto's Retirement Signals The End Of An Era

Sadam Ali's unexpected unanimous decision victory over Miguel Cotto on Saturday night was met with zero controversy. Ali was quicker, stronger and more accurate. He was the superior fighter. Yet while Ali put the boxing world on notice with the biggest win of his career, on this particular night, it

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Ringside Update/ Miguel Cotto's Last Stand

*I'd like to start this edition of by paying tribute to just a few of the great world class champions that have hailed out of Puerto Rico. Wilfred Benitez, Juan La Porte, Edwin Rosario, Wilfredo Vazquez, Hector Camacho, Jose Torres, Wifredo Gomez, and the great Felix Trinidad are just a few that I w

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Eric Gomez say fights with Jermell Charlo and Jarrett Hurd for Sadam Ali are possible

Stanley White: Eric Gomez of Golden Boy Promotions says junior middleweight champions Jermell Charlo (30-0, 15 KOs) and Jarrett Hurd (21-0, 15 KOs) are realistic options for Sadam Ali (26-1, 14 KOs) to face in unification fights. Ali won the WBO junior middleweight title last Saturday night in beati

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Boxing News - Boxing, UFC and MMA News, Fight Results, Schedule, Rankings, Videos and More Late Breaking Boxing, UFC and MMA News

There are worse ways to retire. In a sport that rarely bids its fraternity a kindly farewell, Miguel Cotto, who dropped a unanimous decision to Sadam Ali at Madison Square Garden Saturday night, left boxing via an earnest and entertaining prizefight before an adoring crowd at an iconic venue. Cotto

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Bob Arum on Cotto's legacy: Great fighter, not a great businessman

No, The Bobfather didn't tune in to Miguel Cotto's last stand, Saturday evening at Madison Square Garden's big room, which screened on HBO. No misty-eyed nostalgia session for Bob Arum, then, as the Brooklyn-born Las Vegan instead choice to meet with friends and socialize. But I did ask the 86 on De

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