All this free coverage can be seen on the ABBC at www. Coverage begins Friday with same day broadcasts of the weigh-in and continues Saturday with pre fight features and complete coverage of the post fight press conference. The Pacquiao versus Cotto match is being touted as the most anticipated fight of the year. The speed, combination punching and movement of Pacquiao will challenge the strength, punching power and ring generalship of Cotto. I see it as a dead even fight that could go either way.
Jorge Linares set to campaign at pounds, meets Abner Cotto on Sept. Linares will exit the pound division and now campaign at pounds, he announced Wednesday.
Mikey Garcia held a junior welterweight earlier this year but relinquished the belt plans; he plans to fight Errol Spence Jr. The top players at junior welterweight: Regis Prograis, Josh Taylor and Jose Ramirez, talented fighters who are largely untested at the highest level.
Prograis, Taylor and the rest of the best are competing in Season 2 of the World Boxing Super Series, which kicks off in the fall.
Boxing CNN -- Manny Pacquiao is fully focused on next month's fight with Miguel Cotto in Las Vegas despite the typhoon which has devastated parts of his native Philippines, insists his trainer.
Ramirez is set to defend his title against Antonio Orozco on September 14, and he looms as a potential future for Linares. But first, Linares needs to impress against Cotto and prove he can fight at an elite level as he once again climbs in weight.
The nephew of future hall of famer Miguel Cotto appears to be the perfect foil to make Linares look good. Cotto , 12 KOs endured a month stretch from to where he dropped three defeats in five fights two by knockout.
The Puerto Rican has since reeled off five consecutive victories, all against weak opposition, and now he prepares for the toughest opponent of his career.
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