QUOTES AND PHOTOS FROM MIGUEL COTTO AND CANELO ALVAREZ MEXICO CITY PRESS CONFERENCE

¡Viva México!

QUOTES AND PHOTOS FROM MIGUEL COTTO AND CANELO ALVAREZ MEXICO CITY PRESS CONFERENCE

COTTO VS. CANELO WILL TAKE PLACE SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21 AT MANDALAY BAY EVENTS CENTER IN LAS VEGAS
PRESENTED LIVE BY HBO PAY-PER-VIEW®

Photo Credit: Tom Hogan Photos/Roc Nation Sports/Golden Boy Promotions

MEXICO CITY (August 26, 2015) – WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) and former Two-Time Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) hosted a Mexico City press conference today in front of more than 100 media members that was broadcast live in Mexico on TV Azteca. The event drew hundreds of excited, screaming fans that cheered for both fighters during the press conference.

With seven world titles between them, impressive resumes and high levels of popularity in their home countries, Cotto vs. Canelo is shaping up to be the biggest fight in boxing this year and the biggest fight in the history of the famed Puerto Rico vs. Mexico rivalry.

Below are quotes and photos from the Mexico City press conference stop for Cotto vs. Canelo:

MIGUEL COTTO : WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion

“Freddie (Roach) has brought something great to my career. I trust him completely and he trusts me.

“We are both great fighters and are coming to give a great fight on November 21st.”

CANELO ALVAREZ: Former WBC and WBA Super Welterweight

World Champion

“I am a complete fighter, I am more mature. I am very excited because this fight is coming at a great time for me and my career.

“I am very grateful that I am always welcomed here in Mexico and shown great respect. The support of Mexicans is unmatched. It is an honor to fight Miguel Cotto.”


ABOVE: WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Miguel Cotto (left) and former WBC & WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (right) pose on August 25, 2015 in Mexico City, Mexico at a press conference to announce their world title fight on November 21, 2015 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada which will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View.

ABOVE: WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Miguel Cotto acknowledges fans on August 25, 2015 in Mexico City, Mexico at a press conference to announce his world title defense against former WBC & WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez on Nov. 21, 2015.

ABOVE: Former WBC & WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez acknowledges fans on August 25, 2015 in Mexico City, Mexico at a press conference to announce Cotto vs. Canelo, which will take place on Nov. 21, 2015 in Las Vegas and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View.

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