Thursday, July 30, 2009

Manny 'Pacman' Pacquiao vs Miguel 'Junito' Cotto Fight set on 14 November

Las Vegas: The big fight between the two warriors, Manny 'Pacman' Pacquiao vs Miguel 'Junito' Cotto will set on 14 November 2009 (HBO PPV) at MGM Grand, Nevada, Las Vegas.

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum reached an agreement with both camps.
"It's done, " Arum said. "While I was away I reached a verbal agreement with each side. Pacquiao committed to the fight this weekend and Cotto the week before while I was in Israel. I was on the phone all the time to get this done."

Pacquiao, (140 pounds) and Cotto (147 pounds), agreed to meet at 145 pound maximum weight.

And both boxers has a very effective southpaw, not to mention they had speed and power.

Manny 'Pacman' Pacquiao, (30) of General Santos, Philippines and the currently 140-pound Junior Welterweight Champion with the impressive 49 wins, 3 draws, 2 loses with 37 KOs, is the only boxer in the world with sixth different weight class under his belt.

Miguel 'Junito' Cotto, (28) - 5'7" of Caguas, Puerto Rico, a title holder at 147 pounds with 34 wins, 1 loss and 27 KOs is a former Olympians (2000), and has been called 'The greatest amateur boxer ever from Puerto Rico' (1997-1999).

The tentative tour schedule would be 9 September in Los Angeles, 10 September in New York and 12 September in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

So, if you want blood, action and excitement, then this is match to watch out - "Pacquiao vs Cotto".

Images from HBO