| Miguel Cotto Boxing Workout Quotes|
By Media Report on Doghouse Boxing (Nov 20, 2012)
QUOTES FROM MONDAY'S MIGUEL COTTO MEDIA
WORKOUT IN ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Plus Jayson Velez Comments On His Fight With
Salvador Sanchez II In Dec. 1 Co-Featured Bout
"Trout has been a World Champion and he deserves his recognition. I know why I accepted this challenge..
in Big Bear was great and we accomplished all the goals that [trainer]
Pedro [Diaz] had for us. Everything so far is going just as he planned.
I'm feeling great.
has been a great addition to my career and for our team. Everyone saw
the results with my fights against (Antonio) Margarito and (Floyd)
Mayweather. Now, we'll see how I perform against Trout.
fights are different and every fighter is different, but I'm training
hard like always and I'm ready to show that everyone on December 1st.
is not the only undefeated fighter that I have faced. He is not the
first champion either. With that in mind, I will climb into the ring to
I started working with Miguel Cotto, we talked about the future,
different training techniques and new preparations like training at high
altitude. We trained for three weeks in Puerto Rico to prepare Miguel
for Big Bear. Once we got there, training was excellent.
final result was exactly what we wanted and we met our physical and
mental goals for Miguel. Miguel has been in some very tough and
difficult fights and we wanted to give his body some extra oxygen by
training in Big Bear. Everyone knows the benefits of training at a high
altitude and it paid off.
came back to Orlando to finish our preparations and everything has gone
smoothly. He's 100% ready and Miguel can feel the difference from this
training camp to the others before. I know were going to win on
very emotional and happy about my upcoming fight. I'm fighting at a
legendary venue and to fight on the co-main event underneath Miguel is
an honor. This is also my first time on SHOWTIME and an opportunity
that very few people get.
fighting a tough Mexican fighter and I'm expecting a war...Puerto Rico
vs. Mexico! I promise everyone, it will be a great show."
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"Showdown: Cotto vs. Trout" is a 12-round battle between Four-Time and Three-Division World
Champion Miguel Cotto and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Austin
Trout taking place on Saturday, December 1 at Madison Square Garden in
New York City. The co-featured fights will see Jayson Velez take on
Salvador Sanchez II in a 10-round fight for the vacant WBC Silver
Featherweight title and Danny "Miracle Man" Jacobs battle Chris "The
Irish Ghost" Fitzpatrick in a 10-round middleweight fight. The event is
promoted by Miguel Cotto Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions in
association with Greg Cohen Promotions, sponsored by The Puerto Rican
Tourism Board and Corona and will be televised live on SHOWTIME at 9:00
p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).
priced at $500, $300, $200, $100 and $50, not including applicable
service charges and taxes, are available for purchase at the Madison
Square Garden Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster charge
by phone (866-858-0008) and online at www.ticketmaster.com or www.thegarden.com.
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