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Cotto vs Martinez: Quotes from Puerto Rico presser

Miguel Cotto and Sergio Martinez kicked off their press tour today in Puerto Rico. Check out quotes from the event.

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Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.


"I am very happy to be back in my second home, Madison Square Garden in New York, to once again make history in front of my fans. I will be ready and prepared to do whatever it takes to bring the WBC middleweight championship of the world to my country of Puerto Rico."


"It has been my dream to fight in the big room at Madison Square Garden, a place where many great fighters have showcased their talents. It is the biggest stage in the world and the world will be watching this fight."

TODD DUBOEF, President of Top Rank

"Miguel Cotto and Sergio Martínez have electrified sports fans during their entire careers. On June 7, their passionate fans and the nations they represent will finally witness this highly anticipated showdown."

HECTOR SOTO, Vice President of Miguel Cotto Promotions

"Miguel Cotto Promotions will once again join forces with Top Rank to bring a stellar pay-per-view event to New York on June 7th. We are matching very good fights for the fans. No one should miss the most-anticipated show of the year, either in-person or live on pay-per-view."

LOU DIBELLA, President of DiBella Entertainment

"On June 7th The Garden will be explosive and the boxing world will pay full attention. Styles make fights, and both Sergio and Cotto will be looking for knockouts. This battle will rock The Garden."

SAMPSON LEWKOWICZ, Martinez's advisor

"I am very proud to be part of this historic fight, which will, by far, be the top pay-per-view of the year."

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