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Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez will clash in Las Vegas

Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez will clash in Las Vegas

Puerto Rico’s Miguel Cotto and Mexico’s Saul “Canelo” Alvarez announced Thursday they will fight Nov. 21 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, renewing a rivalry expected to be a slugfest. “I feel very happy that Cotto and I will write our own story and continue the legacy of great fights between Mexicans and Puerto Ricans,” Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 knockouts) told The Times in Spanish during a telephone interview with his promoter, Oscar De La Hoya, translating. “I’m embracing this rivalry.” HBO will televise the bout on pay-per-view, and the catch-weight limit will be 155 pounds, five less than the middleweight limit. ...

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