Cotto vs Kamegai Saturday’s Forgotten Fight – When it was announced, Miguel Cotto versus Yoshihiro Kamegai at the StubHub Center on August 26th was set to be the “A” fight of the weekend. The return of Puerto Rico’s Cotto, one of the biggest draws in boxing over the last decade, to the Golden Boy promotional banner was heralded as a portent of bigger things to come. Then Floyd Mayweather Jr announced his return for the same day and little has been said about Cotto vs Kamegai since.
Nevertheless, the show must go on and GBP has put together a strong set of support fights that includes a second world title fight as a co-feature. Cotto versus Kamegai is for the vacant WBO 154 pound title while WBC world super bantamweight champion Rey Vargas faces tough, once beaten Ronny Rios with his belt on the line.
Cotto vs Kamegai Saturday’s Forgotten Fight
Below is a partial list of fights being offered by Golden Boy this Saturday. The featured bouts are set to air on HBO in the United States, check your local listings for start times.
Saturday, August 26th, 2017 – StubHub Center, Carson,CA
(Card Subject To Change):
154 LBS 12 RDS: Miguel Cotto (40-5) vs Yoshihiro Kamegai (27-3-2)
122 LBS 12 RDS: Rey Vargas (29-0) vs Ronny Rios (28-1)
126 LBS 10 RDS: Joet Gonzalez (16-0) vs Deivi Julio Bassa (19-2)
122 LBS 8 RDS: Emilio Sanchez (14-0) vs Danny Flores (15-9-1)
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