All those boxing fans who didn’t quite get what they wanted from Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacuiao can rest assured that they’ll get their moneys worth on November 21.
Canelo Alvarez vs. Miguel Cotto has finally been booked and made official after months of negotiations. The fight will take place on Nov. 21 at The Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The fight will be broadcast on HBO PPV and will take place at a catchweight of 155 lbs.
Canelo took to Instagram to announce the news:
It's on! 👊 Nov. 21, Mandalay Bay – LIVE on HBO PPV. #CottoCanelo #BornReady Excited for my next fight against @RealMiguelCotto November 21 at @MandalayBay on @HBO PPV. #CottoCanelo Emocionado por mi próxima pelea contra @RealMiguelCotto November 21 en el @MandalayBay por @HBO PPV. #CottoCanelo #BornReady FINALLY! What we all wanted is finally happening: CANELO VS. COTTO is READY! I¹m thankful to God & everyone that made it possible. For me, it¹s an honor to face someone like Cotto & I¹m sure that it will be a great fight that fans around the world will thoroughly enjoy on Nov. 21, 2015 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on HBO PPV. Thanks for the continued support & God bless. !Por fin se hizo lo que tanto esperábamos todos: CANELO VS. COTTO está lista y me siento muy agradecido con Dios y con todos los que hicieron posible esto. Para mí es un honor pelear con alguien como Cotto y será una gran pelea que todo mundo disfrutaremos el 21 de Noviembre de 2015 en el MANDALAY BAY de LAS VEGAS. Gracias a todos por su apoyo y que Dios los bendiga!
Who’s excited for this boxing super fight?? I mean it’s hard to imagine that it will be what May vs. Pac gave us. Yes, Mayweather is a great boxer who is amazing at not getting hit and moving around the ring, but that doesn’t make for a very interesting fight.
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