Saturday’s HBO Pay-Per-View telecast begins at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT with fights from the “Mecca of Boxing” – Madison Square Garden in New York City.
The main event of the evening features a battle for the middleweight championship of the world when former three-division world champion Miguel Cotto and current middleweight champion Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez meet in a 159-pound fight scheduled for 12 rounds.
Official Weights from New York:
Miguel Cotto: 155 lbs.
Sergio Martinez: 158.8 lbs.
Wilfredo Vazquez 125.8
Marvin Sonsona 125.8
Jorge Melendez 153
Javier Maciel 154
Andy Lee 154
John Jackson 152
Felix Verdejo 134.5
Engelberto Valenzuela 134.5
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HBO will present both episodes of 24/7 Cotto/Martinez back-to-back tonight at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT and tomorrow (Saturday, June 7) at 11:30 a.m. ET/PT.
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Cotto vs. Martinez happens Saturday, June 7 live on pay-per-view beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. The fight is also live on BoxNation in the UK. Subscribe at BoxNation
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