Canelo vs Cotto official for 11/21 in Las Vegas
- Updated: August 13, 2015
Canelo Alvarez and Miguel Cotto are all set to write another chapter in the fierce boxing rivalry between Mexico and Puerto Rico.
The bout is officially set for November 21 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and Cotto’s WBC and Ring Magazine middleweight titles will be on the line.
“I will give the fans the fight they want to see,” Cotto said “As I have always said, during mostly whole career, I am here to fight the best names and the best fighters. This will be another chapter in my career and I will be ready for him. Fans will enjoy a real fight, another classic battle in the Puerto Rico vs. Mexico rivalry.”
“Historically, mega-fights are made because fans demand them,” Alvarez said. “In this case, the fans have spoken out, longing for this fight and it is my pleasure to say that it is finally happening. All fights at this level are very important, but this fight in particular has something more. It will hold a special place in history as part of the big rivalry between Mexico and Puerto Rico, and I promise all the fans that this is going to be an event that will not disappoint.”
Information regarding tickets and a press tour will be announced shortly.
Cotto vs Canelo will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.