Cotto vs Kirkland Live
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James Kirkland Miguel Cotto vs. James Kirkland Set for February 25 Live on HBO Pay-Per-View on Saturday, February 25 at Ford Center at The Star in Frisco.I would like to start by thanking HBO, Roc Nation Sports and Caribe Promotions for making this fight happen. I’m very excited, it’s my first fight back in the states in over a year. “I will be defending my title on February 25. I’d like to thank Moises Flores for having the courage to face me in the ring. He is a tough fighter and will have all his fans in Texas cheering for him. Miguel Cotto vs. James Kirkland Live I’m very excited to be facing Guillermo Rigondeaux on Saturday, February 25 on HBO Pay-Per-View,” said Flores. Miguel Cotto vs. James Kirkland Set for February 25 Live on HBO Pay-Per-View “I’d like to thank my team at Probox Management along with HBO for providing this opportunity. Puerto Rican legend Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) has long been one of boxing’s biggest and best names and he, like Kirkland (32-2, 28 KOs), is coming off a loss to Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez, as both men seek redemption in a 12-round light-middleweight showdown. “I’m excited to return to the ring and put on a great show. I’m enjoying training camp and can’t wait for February 25th,” said ring legend Miguel Cotto. “Fighting inside the beautiful Ford Center, Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboy’s newest creation, and headlining the first ever boxing event there pumps me with a lot of enthusiasm and energy.” “I’m very excited to get back into the ring against a legend like Miguel Cotto. The bout promises to be an all-action affair on BoxNation as two of the most exciting fighters around do battle as they look to kick start their careers with hopes of securing a world title shot down the line. The 12-round middleweight bout for the NABO middleweight championship will see Montreal favourite Lemieux, with a record of 36-3, 32 KOs, look to regain his position amongst the elite at 160-pounds against the tough Stevens, who enters with a record of 29-5, 21 KOs. . We have big plans for 2017 and this will be the first step. I will make sure to take care of Stevens on March 11. Curtis Stevens came knocking on the wrong door,” said Lemieux. “I’m going to be victorious. I’m going to be vicious. It’s a fight that all the fans will want to see. We’ll see who is stronger, who takes the punches better. It’s going to be exciting.” These are two high-quality matchups that are sure to have BoxNation subscribers on the edge of their seats. Miguel Cotto vs. James Kirkland Set for February 25 Live on HBO Pay-Per-View We look forward to continue adding the very best bouts on BoxNation in 2017.