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  1. Cotto at MSG, and Pacquiao vs. Marquez?

    Michael Woods

    Freddie Roach will bring client Miguel Cotto back to Madison Square Garden on June 7, to attempt to take Sergio Martinez's WBC middleweight title. Roach is on a nice run, with Manny Pacquiao looking good against Brandon Rios in November, and then ...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  2. MSG set to sizzle for Martinez-Cotto

    Michael Woods

    Among the three most high-profile bouts set for the next few months, the Sergio Martinez-Miguel Cotto scrap set for June 7 at Madison Square Garden is perhaps getting the most amount of respect from fight fans. On April 26, Manny Pacquiao will sho...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  3. It'll be Kid Chocolate vs. Czech in DC

    Michael Woods

    Peter Quillin -- aka "Kid Chocolate" -- has been craving mega-bouts, career-definers, for a while now. He was calling out Sergio Martinez a few years ago, and word was that he'd be gloving up, and putting his WBO middleweight crown up for grabs, ...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  4. Martinez vs. Cotto at the Garden? Maybe

    Michael Woods

    Two of the biggest names in the biz will face off at Madison Square Garden next June, it appears. Sergio Martinez -- the top name in the middleweight division -- could welcome former 140-pound, 147-pound and 154-pound titlist Miguel Cotto to his 'hoo...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  5. Sergio vs. Cotto in April at MSG?

    Michael Woods

    Could we see Sergio Martinez, the Argentina-born hitter who holds the WBC middleweight crown, fight his next scrap in Madison Square Garden against Puerto Rican superstar Miguel Cotto? We will if the suits at MSG get their way. On Wednesday, ...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  6. Miguel Cotto demolishes Delvin Rodriguez

    Michael Woods

    Cynics -- and I dare say that is most of the folks who have been covering boxing for any length of time -- took it with two grains of salt when Miguel Cotto and new trainer Freddie Roach both said that they were working on bringing back the "old" Cot...

    Blog | October 06, 2013
  7. Could Thurman or Garcia test Mayweather?

    Michael Woods

    Come one, come all, step right up and test yourself against the greatest boxer of his generation, and perhaps, of all time. The search is on for someone, anyone, who can test Floyd Mayweather (45-0 with 26 KOs), the superlative ring technician who...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  8. How about Mayweather-Quillin?

    Michael Woods

    I've been mocked in the not too distant past for suggesting that Floyd Mayweather is such a ring talent that it would be wise to widen the scope of the search for future foes beyond the 147-to-154-pound region. I got whacked around like a pinata at a...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  9. Mora and Rosado in the mix to meet Quillin

    Michael Woods

    Peter Quillin has become a must-see fighter to me, after seeing him knockdown Hassan N'Dam N'Jikam five times in taking the WBO middleweight title on Oct. 20, 2012 at Barclays Center. The Manhattan-based boxer with a 29-0 mark (21 KOs) last gloved up...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  10. Mora aims for a belt, any belt

    Michael Woods

    Los Angeles-based middleweight Sergio Mora is looking to New York promoter Lou DiBella to give him a boost of buzz, and help him secure a title shot in the near future. Mora, nicknamed "The Latin Snake," held a junior middleweight crown back in 20...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  11. Catanzaro to advise Macklin

    Michael Woods

    Brooklyn's Anthony Catanzaro, who advises former two-division champion Paul Malignaggi, has signed a new client. Middleweight Matthew Macklin, an Anglo-Irish hitter with a 29-5 record, will now ask Catanzaro to help steer his course. "I'm very exc...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  12. Knee surgery likely for Martinez

    Michael Woods

    Sergio Martinez looks forward to proving he is the man who still holds the baton as the best middleweight on the planet. The Argentine pugilist (51-2-2) has heard fight fans elevate Gennady Golovkin to all-time great status. Not so fast, according...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  13. 'Sergio isn't scared of fighting Golovkin'

    Michael Woods

    You might be wondering what Sergio Martinez thinks of fellow middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin, the detonator from Kazakhstan who stopped Matthew Macklin in Round 3 of their clash Saturday night in Foxwoods. Martinez had faced Macklin himself,...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  14. Door is open to a Martinez-Golovkin fight

    Michael Woods

    Nothing gets boxing fans going like the arrival of a wrecking ball on the scene. After middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin imposed himself upon foe Matthew Macklin with the subtlety of a wrecking ball -- detonating a left hook to the Anglo-Irish...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  15. Quillin's wish list: Geale, Sergio, Golovkin

    Michael Woods

    Peter Quillin has become a must-see guy. He simply puts people on their butt, and he has, I think, improved so much in the past couple years, and is now on such a higher plane because of a confidence boost that comes with holding a title belt, that I...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  16. Sergio Martinez: A tough nut to crack

    Michael Woods

    Sergio Martinez is, as I write this, driving from NYC to Canastota, to take part in the 24th International Boxing Hall of Fame induction weekend. And he took some time to chat with NYFightblog about lessons learned from his most recent fight, how man...

    Blog | June 06, 2013