October 30, Louisville, KY. (Analyzed Sports)
Canelo Alvarez vs. Miguel Cotto Preview, Tale of Tape, Prediction
On Saturday, Nov. 21, Miquel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) will take on Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) in a highly anticipated clash between two titans at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas NV. Miquel Cotto will be looking to become the first Puerto Rican fighter to become a world champion in four different weight classes. Canelo Alavarez, a former WBC and WBA Super Welterweight Champion is coming off a dominant performance against James Kirkland. Both men will enter the ring Saturday, November 21st hoping to leave the squared circle with the WBC and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Championship. This world class event is scheduled to be televised live by HBO Pay-per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.
“I don’t really care what the critics say. I am prepared to give Canelo a fight on November 21st and that’s all that matters. “I’m not here asking for any sympathy. I know who I am and I’m here to be Miguel Cotto on November 21st and give the fans a good fight. “I have my eye on my career and this is the best fight for my career right now, so I’m ready to do what needs to be done to be on top.”
The Fight promises to be one of the best fights in 2015, as both former world champions are in the prime of their careers and are both coming off of impressive victories in their recent matches. Puerto Rico vs. Mexico who will be victorious in the end? One thing is for certain this fight is shaping up to be one of the biggest fights in the history of the sport between to high-intensity powerful fighters.
“I want this to be an historic fight. I’m honored to be fighting a true warrior. “It’s an honor and I’m going to prepare very well because I want to win this fight. “There’s a great history between Mexico and Puerto Rico and this is going to be an historic fight, another one for the storybooks. I have a lot of pride to be fighting for my country. It’s going to be a great fight.”
TALE OF THE TAPE Canelo AlvarezMiguel CottoRecord45-1-1 32 KOs40-4 33 KOsHeight5’9″5’7-1/2Reach71″67″KO%68%75%Age2535StanceOrthodoxOrthodoxHometownGuadalajara, JAL, MexicoCaguas, Puerto RicoTotal Bouts4744
This fight could go either way. Head says Canelo, but Heart saying Cotto. Who you got? Comment Below on your prediction of this fight.
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