Roc Nation Sports, Golden Boy Promotions, Miguel Cotto Promotions and Canelo Promotions today announced the highly anticipated clash of two titans in a classic Puerto Rico vs. Mexico battle. On Saturday, Nov. 21, WBC niddleweight champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) meets Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on HBO Pay-Per-View.
Information regarding ticket availability and a press tour for the fight will be announced soon.
“I will give the fans the fight they want to see,” said Cotto. “As I have always said, during my 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,” said Alvarez. “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.”