The organizers of the introduced exhibition combat, between 4 division champions Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico and Juan Manuel Marquez of Mexico, have but to finalize a concrete date for the occasion.
For the time being, the combat is now being focused for the month of October, based on Carlos Gonzalez.
Initially, the occasion was going to happen on June 12.
Nevertheless, the cardboard was postponed due to the abundance of excessive profile occasions which have been already scheduled for that month.
And the of July and August have been additionally loaded with quite a few playing cards. On July 9 Zurdo Ramirez will face Sullivan Barrera; on July 17 Jermell Charlo vs. Brian Castano; on July 24 Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder. And, there will even be the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video games.
And through August, Guillermo Rigondeaux will combat towards Joel Casimero, Teófimo Lopez hoes towards George Kambosos and, as well as, Manny Pacquiao will face Errol Spence Jr.
Cotto, 40, closed the guide on his in-ring profession in December 2017 when he misplaced a twelve spherical determination to Saddam Ali. Since then, he has centered his efforts on numerous enterprise initiatives and his promotional firm, Miguel Cotto Promotions. Marquez, 47, has not fought since Could of 2014.
A number of years in the past, the 2 boxers have been really concerned in critical discussions to combat one another, when each have been nonetheless energetic – however they have been unable to succeed in an settlement on the load. Marquez was not prepared to combat past the welterweight restrict of 147, whereas Cotto was unable to drop down beneath a weight restrict of 150-pounds.