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Miguel Cotto: Next fight even bigger after Geale KO

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 07, 2015 - 11:32AM ET
Perhaps it's best teams representing Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez were unable to negotiate a deal for a Cotto vs Canelo superfight for May or June of this year?  

Caitlyn Jenner: Transgendered boxing promoter insists she would have not stripped down

Written by Wilson Smith at Jun 06, 2015 - 11:14PM ET
Last year, boxing promoter Kellie Maloney, formerly Frank, stunned the boxing world by announcing she had become a woman.  

Miguel Cotto vs. Daniel Geale: Will underdog rain on the Puerto Rican Day Parade?

Written by Joseph Herron at Jun 06, 2015 - 01:40PM ET
After a physically excruciating week in New York City, Daniel Geale is attempting to hydrate back to a strong and healthy fight condition to upset incumbent WBC Champion Miguel Cotto in front of a packed house of Puerto Rican supporters.  

Roy Jones Jr stepping up, fights Santiago in August

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 06, 2015 - 01:25PM ET
Continuing on his quest to become a cruiserweight champion, 46 year old fight legend Roy Jones Jr (61-8, 44 KO) will face Danny Santiago (33-7-1, 19 KO) in St. Maarten on August 29.  

Cotto vs Geale: Prediction, odds and keys to victory

Written by Joseph Herron at Jun 06, 2015 - 10:29AM ET
Saturday, June 6, from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, Puerto Rico’s only four division world champion, Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KOs), will defend his WBC and lineal Middleweight distinctions for the first time against former two-time 160 pound title holder Daniel Geale (31-3, 16 KOs).  

Cotto vs. Geale odds: Catchweight influences betting

Written by Joseph Herron at Jun 06, 2015 - 09:43AM ET
On Saturday, June 6, four division world champion and current WBC Middleweight title holder Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KOs) will make his long awaited return to the professional ring as he takes on former 160 pound titlist Daniel Geale (31-3, 16 KOs) at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.  

Boxing schedule: HBO, NBC and BoxNation | Jun 6-13

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 06, 2015 - 09:43AM ET
Boxing returns tonight on HBO, NBC and BoxNation.  
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Miguel Cotto, catchweights and boxing: What's the deal?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 06, 2015 - 12:00AM ET
On June 6, fight legend and lineal middleweight champion Miguel Cotto faces former two-time belt-holder Daniel Geale.  

Triple G vs Oscar De La Hoya? Golden Boy to fight Golovkin?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 05, 2015 - 11:42AM ET
Yesterday, FightSaga reported retired boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya, 42, is considering a return to the ring.  

Oscar De La Hoya comeback: Will he return?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 04, 2015 - 11:39PM ET
For several years fight legend Oscar De La Hoya (39-6, 30 KOs) , now a successful promoter, has been pondering a return to the ring.  

Fast food: Healthy, low-calorie, low-sodium options for athletes?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 04, 2015 - 06:52PM ET
If you’re serious about being in good shape, do you have to cut fast food from your diet?  

Hillary Clinton: Will candidate accompany Manny Pacquiao into the ring?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 04, 2015 - 05:37PM ET
Weeks after losing to President Barack Obama, Republican nominee Mitt Romney sat ringside at the pay-per-view fight card headlined by Manny Pacquiao vs Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas.  

Miguel Cotto vs Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin? Bring 'em on!

Written by Joseph Herron at Jun 04, 2015 - 04:49PM ET
With Miguel Cotto’s highly anticipated return to the squared circle only a few days away, head trainer Freddie Roach likes what he sees from his super star pupil.  

Burger King mascot and Floyd Mayweather: Brilliant idea, fresh new trend?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 04, 2015 - 04:35PM ET
History was made as fight legends Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, boxing's best, finally faced each other in the ring on May 2.  

Floyd Mayweather vs Keith Thurman: Mutual opponent chimes in

Written by Joseph Herron at Jun 04, 2015 - 11:45AM ET
With all of the banter revolving around the catch-weight issue of Saturday night’s “Cotto/Geale” match-up at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, a former four division world titlist is being somewhat overlooked on the afternoon of June 6.  

Miguel Cotto: Has the criticism been fair?

Written by Jason Leach at Jun 03, 2015 - 08:09PM ET
This Saturday night, WBC and lineal middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KOs) returns to the ring for the first time in a year to defend his title against Daniel Geale (31-3, 16 KOs) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn NY.  

Miguel Cotto: Did middleweight champ beat a totally shot fighter in Sergio Martinez?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 03, 2015 - 04:34PM ET
On June 7, 2014, Miguel Cotto delivered arguably one of the best performances of his career, halting Sergio Martinez in ten to win the lineal middleweight title.  

Mayweather vs Khan close? Did underwhelming performance secure fight?

Written by Joseph Herron at Jun 02, 2015 - 10:29PM ET
Is no secret to any die-hard or casual fight fan that former Super Lightweight Champion Amir Khan is actively seeking a PPV pairing with pound for pound king and future first ballot Hall of Famer Floyd Mayweather Jr.  

Manny Pacquiao: Next fight should be tune-up

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 02, 2015 - 09:07PM ET
When boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao climbs in the ring again, will he face another elite-level fighter such as Amir Khan, Juan Manuel Marquez or Terence Crawford?  

Mike Tyson former foe is ashamed of beating him

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 01, 2015 - 10:47PM ET
Sometimes a young fighter is tasked with facing an idol or someone he's placed on a proverbial pedestal.  

Amir Khan: Afraid of Kell Brook?

Written by Joseph Herron at Jun 01, 2015 - 06:52PM ET
Khan vs. Brook…to be or not to be? That is the question on the minds of many interested fight fans this week.  

Manny Pacquiao: Why he should continue to fight, regardless of Mayweather's decision

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jun 01, 2015 - 06:06PM ET
It was recently reported fight legend Manny Pacquiao is only interested in a rematch with Floyd Mayweather and no one else.  

Floyd Mayweather vs Amir Khan: Is it the biggest fight in boxing?

Written by Lee Cleveland at May 31, 2015 - 06:06PM ET
The May 2nd super showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao couldn't possibly live up to all of the hype and was a disappointment for fans who expected to see a highly offensive, action-packed battle of attrition.  

Amir Khan: Still chasing a pipe dream

Written by Joshua Broom at May 31, 2015 - 03:57PM ET
UK star Amir Khan has been calling out pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather for years.  

Anthony Joshua KOs Kevin Johnson in two (video)

Written by Joseph Herron at May 31, 2015 - 09:15AM ET
It took 2012 Olympic gold medalist Anthony Joshua (13-0, 13 KOs) just four and a half minutes to accomplish what no Heavyweight champion or contender was able to do before him.  

Deontay Wilder understands what many fighters, promoters and managers don't?

Written by Lee Cleveland at May 30, 2015 - 05:44PM ET
If a non-mainstream belt-holder wants to earn a paycheck, he simply defends his title(s) - But if he wants to be a superstar and must-see TV one day, he fights with regularity.  

Amir Khan: "Who else is out there at 147 for Floyd Mayweather?"

Written by Joseph Herron at May 30, 2015 - 12:11PM ET
On Friday, May 29, Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) won his third consecutive bout in the Welterweight division against a very competitive Chris Algieri (20-2, 8 KOs), out-pointing the determined, New York native to earn a spirited but wide twelve round unanimous decision.  

Khan vs Algieri results: Takeaways, facts & stats

Written by Lee Cleveland at May 29, 2015 - 11:39PM ET
Amir Khan passes a surprise test; Algieri proves legitimacy