Miguel Cotto to battle for vacant WBO World Junior Middleweight title against Yoshihiro Kamegai
Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs), the only four-division world champion in the rich boxing history of Puerto Rico, will return to the ring on Saturday, August 26 to take on the always-exciting Yoshihiro “El Maestrito” Kamegai (27-3-2, 24 KOs) in a 12-round match for the vacant WBO Junior Middleweight World Championship from the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Cotto will attempt to secure a sixth world championship in four weight classes as he makes his 23rd appearance on HBO. Read More
Cotto inks multifight deal with Golden Boy Promotions
Four-division world champion and surefire first ballot Hall of Famer Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) will return to Golden Boy Promotions for a multi-fight deal starting with his 12-round bout for the vacant WBO Light Middleweight World Championship against Yoshihiro “El Maestrito” Kamegai (27-3-2, 24 KOs). The fight will be on Saturday August 26 from Carson, Calif’s StubHub Center and live on HBO World Championship Boxing starting at 9:45 p.m. EST/PST. Read More
Miguel Cotto v Yoshihiro Kamegai Los Angeles press conference quotes
Former four-division world champion Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) and Yoshihiro “El Maestrito” Kamegai (27-3-2, 24 KOs) today hosted a press conference ahead of their 12-round bout for the vacant WBO Light Middleweight World Championship that will take place Saturday, August 26 at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., presented live on HBO World Championship Boxing. Read More
Miguel Cotto’s ring return to be shown on BoxNation
Boxing legend Miguel Cotto’s ring return on August 26th against the ever-exciting Yoshihiro “El Maestrito” Kamegai will be shown exclusively live on BoxNation.
As part of ‘The Channel of Champions’ exclusive output deal with Golden Boy Promotions, BoxNation are pleased to announce the addition of Cotto-Kamegai, as well as a cracking card on July 15th with WBC super-featherweight world champion Miguel Berchelt headlining. Read More
Date: Saturday 26, August 2017
Venue: StubHub Center, Carson, California, USA
Title:Vacant WBO World Super Welterweight Title
Commission: California State Athletic Commission
Promoter: Oscar De La Hoya (Golden Boy Promotions), Miguel Cotto (Promociones Miguel Cotto), Akihiko Honda (Teiken Promotions)
Matchmaker Roberto Diaz (Golden Boy Promotions)
Doctor: Diego Allende, Tony Hicks, Rhonda Rand, Paul Wallace
Inspector: Mark Relyea
Television: USA HBO, Latin America: Canal Space, Panama RPC Channel 4
BETTING (Odds/Information correct as of August 20)
William Hill – Cotto 2/9 Draw 22/1 Kamegai 16/5
Sky Bet – Cotto 2/9 Draw 25/1 Kamegai 3/1
32Red – Cotto 11/50 25/1 13/4 Draw 11/50 25/1 13/4 Kamegai 11/50 25/1 13/4
Bet365 – Cotto 2/9 Kamegai 10/3
Who to bet with?
No one is offering any additional extra markets (Correct as of August 20). The odds are available above for the Fight Outcome.
The smart money would be to bet on a Miguel Cotto win.
Please check back soon as we will update this article.