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Miguel Cotto vs Sergio Martinez Preview

New York NY: On Saturday June 7 from Madison Square Garden in New York City, Pay Per View Boxing returns to “The World’s Most Famous Arena” as Miguel Cotto takes on Sergio Martinez For the WBC Middleweight championship. The fight takes place the the eve of the annual Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York, they are expecting a record crowd of more than 21,000 for this fight. The last time  a big pay per view boxing match took place at Madison Square garden was in 2011 when Miguel Cotto took on Antonio Margarito in December 2011. Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KOs) comes into fight off a TKO win over Delvin Rodríguez back in October 2013, the reigning champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KOs) enter the fight off a unanimous decision win over Martin Murray in April 2013.  Yesterday at the weigh in Miguel Cotto came in at 155 lbs & Sergio Martinez at 158.8 lbs.  There are 3 under card fights that will be shown on the Pay Per View.  The pay-per-view telecast will open with one-time world title challenger Andy lee taking on John Jackson, followed by interesting fight between 2 young rising stars in Jorge Melendez challenging Javier Maciel, then the Co Main Event features Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. taking on Marvin Sonsona. The Fight will be Broadcast live on HBO Pay Per View starting at 9PM.  

Fight Card Weights:
Main Event: Miguel Cotto (155 lbs) – Sergio Martinez (158.8 lbs)
Co Main Event: Wilfredo Vazquez (125.8 lbs) vs. Marvin Sonsona (125.8 lbs)
Jorge Melendez (153 lbs) vs. Javier Maciel (154 lbs)
Andy Lee (154 lbs) vs. John Jackson (152 lbs)

The Fight Card:

Main Event:
Middleweights: Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KOs) vs. Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KOs) 12 Rounds for Martinez’s Ring Magazine & WBC Middleweight Championship

Co Main Event  
Featherweights: Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. (23-3-1, 19 KOs) vs. Marvin Sonsona (18-1-1, 15 KOs), 10 rounds

Junior middleweights: Jorge Melendez (28-3-1, 26 KOs) vs. Javier Maciel (28-3, 20 KOs), 10 rounds

Junior middleweights: Andy Lee (32-2, 22 KOs) vs. John Jackson (18-1, 15 KOs), 10 rounds