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Cotto-Canelo NY press conference recap

Photo credit: HoganPhotos/Golden Boy Promotions

Photo credit: HoganPhotos/Golden Boy Promotions

Stop number three on the Cotto-Canelo press tour landed in Miguel Cotto’s second home, New York City.

The press conference was held at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel.

Here is what both men had to say about their upcoming mega-bout in Las Vegas.

MIGUEL COTTO:

“I have just one thing in mind and that is a victory on November 21.

“I’m going to get this victory for all Puerto Ricans around the world.”

CANELO ALVAREZ:

“The boxing world needs a fight like this. I’m planning to be well prepared to give the fans that fight.

“For me, it’s a big honor to fight someone like Miguel Cotto who has done it all.

“To make history, you have to fight and beat fighters like Miguel Cotto and I want to make history. I’m going to prepare like never before so that I can win this fight.”

Golden Boy CEO Oscar De La Hoya was also present in New York as he discussed the legendary rivalry between Puerto Rico and Mexico.

“When you have a Mexican and Puerto Rican inside the ring, you are going to get an explosion,” De La Hoya said. “The fans are going to get a real fight.”

Cotto vs Canelo will take place Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View.

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