The fight between Miguel Cotto ahead of Puerto Rico and Ricardo Mayorga of Managua, Nicaragua, March 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, might suggest a meeting of two of the biggest boxing promoters.
Bob Arum and Don King is scheduled to meet Jan. 19 when they have a press conference at 11:00 am at BB King’s Blues Club and Grille, Times Square, New York City, reports FanHouse.
Press conference will highlight the battle of two great boxers boxing is a great event during the first quarter.
Miguel Cotto (35-2, 28 KOs), who is the reigning WBA light middleweight has lost only twice in his professional career.
His first loss came against Antonio Margarito in their bloody struggle in 2008 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Cotto could not defend his WBA welterweight after losing by TKO in the eleventh assault.
Cotto lost second Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao in the same place in 2009, also by technical knockout in the twelfth and final round.
Ricardo Mayorga (29-7-1, 22 KOs) is the former WBA / WBC welterweight champion and former WBC champion Junior. He has a record of 29-7 with 23 knockouts, with one draw and one no contest.
Mayorga is fresh from his victory over Michael Walker in the ninth round at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. Mayorga was first game in two years.
“I think the two old codgers like Don King and I to work together in a kind of promotion is as the source for both and we will resort to tricks that we have with each other years there are many, and I look forward to come, “said Arum.
“You know, in recognition of our ages, we will not be as serious, I do not think, or crazy as we were in the past. We had a lot of things that have happened, and it will be interesting,” said Arum.
“People will learn what a card to put by two developers who are true professionals.”
Arum and King have jointly promoted major boxing matches in recent decades, including among other things, the fight between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frasier in Manila, Roberto Duran and Sugar Ray Leonard, Felix Trinidad and Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather vs. Zab Judah.
Unification of the most important boxing promoters in the world can potentially lead to renegotiation failed twice to fight Pacquiao-Mayweather.
Last year, Floyd Mayweather Jr. met several times with Don King, Florida should consider Promotions Don King as promoter of the scheduled fight with the Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao.
Arum believes he and the king could do a mega match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao to happen relatively quickly this time after two failed negotiations with Arum and Golden Boy Promotions and Mayweather Promotions could not do the battle will come to fruition.
“You know, we’d have a really basic negotiation. We scream and shout to each other, “said Arum.” But, you know, the king said it would take two hours and I would say one more weekend. But I would say this weekend that Don King and I wanted to speak. “
March 12 junior middleweight fight with WBA titlist Miguel Cotto’s Arum and Don King’s Ricardo Mayorga will be available on pay-per-view less than Showtime.