Cotto vs. Mayorga Photos & Quotes from the Press Conference:
For the first time in five years, Hall of Fame promoters Bob Arum and Don King will join forces to present “Relentless” — the first major pay-per-view world championship boxing event of the season — featuring the Pride of Puerto Rico, Miguel Cotto, defending his World Boxing Association (WBA) super welterweight title against two-division world champion Ricardo “El Matador” Mayorga, on Saturday, March 12, at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nev. Cotto vs. Mayorga will be produced and distributed Live on Showtime PPV. Check out quotes from the press conference as well as the full fight card of the event below.
The pay-per-view broadcast will also feature the return of former WBA super welterweight champion and future rabbi YURI FOREMAN, who will be taking on Top-10 contender PAWEL WOLAK in a 10-round super welterweight rumble,
World Boxing Council (WBC) female super welterweight champion CHRISTY MARTIN, going for her landmark 50th professional victory and IBF lightweight champion MIGUEL VAZQUEZ defending his title against mandatory challenger LENNY ZAPPAVIGNA.
Cotto vs. Mayorga will be promoted by Top Rank, in association with Cotto Promotions, Don King Productions, Tecate and MGM Grand. Remaining tickets, priced at $400, $300, $200, $100, and $50, not including applicable service charges, can be purchased at all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino.) Ticket sales are limited to 16 per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster (800) 745-3000. Tickets are also available for purchase online here.
Cotto vs. Mayorga Photos – Press Conference
Cotto & Mayorga Quotes
“I made a promise to Don that I will never fail him. Don is the best promoter in the world and Bob is a close second. I will prove to everyone on March 12 that I am the man and you are the woman.