By Damon “Latinbox”
ORLANDO, FLA – Twelve
years after making his professional debut, three-division world champion and
the pride of Puerto Rico MIGUEL COTTO will make his Florida debut when he faces
two-time world title challenger and current Top-Five Contender DELVIN RODRIGUEZ
in a 12 round super welterweight battle.
Cotto vs. Rodriguez
will take place Saturday, October 5, at the Orlando Magic, AMWAY CENTER in
Orlando, Florida., which is hosting the professional boxing event. Promoted by Cotto Promotions and Top Rank, in
association with Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing and Tecate.
A packed crowd of
fans on hand at the Disney Atrium inside the AMWAY CENTER, Miguel Cotto
addressed the crowd with humbling excitement to be fighting again since being
away from boxing since December, Cotto leaving for California to the Wild Card
Gym to begin his camp under new trainer Freddie Roach, Cotto looking for a
great action packed fight with Rodriguez.
Delvin Rodriguez “I
feel great” I’m exited This is a great opportunity, I am going to take full advantage
of, I’ve already started training, I think that Cotto is a warrior, But I don’t
think that I have to be looking for him, Its going to be a great fight.
The Mayor of Orlando
Buddy Dyer was also very honored and exited to have Boxing in Orlando at this stage;
He was presented a light blue boxing rope on behalf of Cotto and Rodriguez.