Block: Cotto’s Retirement Signals The End Of An EraSadam Ali’s unexpected unanimous decision victory over Miguel Cotto on Saturday night was met with zero controversy. Ali was quicker, stronger and more accurate. He was the superior fighter. Yet while Ali put the boxing world on notice with the biggest win of his career, on this particular night, it didn’t matter.
Block: Cotto Reflects Ahead Of Final Fight: 'I've Done Enough'Miguel Cotto's journey began on Feb. 23, 2001, with a flurry of left hooks in Austin, Texas. It will end on Dec. 2 at his home away from home, Madison Square Garden.
5 Great Manny Pacquiao FightsThe lightening-quick Manny Pacquiao is an eight-division titleholder, and one of the best boxers ever. Here are 5 of his best fights.
CBS Local Sports Q&A: Canelo Alvarez On His Fight Against Erislandy LaraOn July 12, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Erislandy Lara are fighting in Las Vegas. While technically not a title fight, it's considered the de facto championship bout at 154 lbs.
Keidel: Miguel Cotto Selling Out The Garden Says Something -- Good And BadFor all the hyperbole and woeful acronyms, MSG isn't the World's Most Famous Arena, but it is the ancestral home of pugilism, going back to its days on 49th Street and through the Ali-Frazier era and Bernard Hopkins; toppling of Felix Trinidad.
Cotto Stops Martinez In Middleweight Title Fight At MSGSergio Martinez didn't get off the stool when the bell rang for the 10th round. He did not speak to the media after the fight, as he was taken to a hospital as a precaution.
Keidel: From Chrome To Cotto To Henrik — NYC's Sports Triple CrownPick your triple handle. Imagine the sporting triumvirate, trifecta or hat trick of Chrome, Cotto and King Henrik winning their respective crusades. It would give our city some juice and a much-needed moment of eminence.
Keidel: The Mouth, Money And Mastery Of Floyd Mayweather At an age when most boxers fade under the dim lights of dementia, Floyd Mayweather Jr seems as keen and quick and good as ever, in defiance of history and precedent and logic.
Keidel: Cash, Cachet And Canelo — Mayweather Makes Money Fight Floyd still isn't ready to cede the throne. But Canelo isn't asking. Something big will give in three months.
Mayweather Defeats Guerrero In Style To Retain Welterweight BeltFloyd Mayweather fought as if he had never left the ring, coming back from a year's absence Saturday night to win a unanimous 12-round decision over Robert Guerrero in their welterweight title fight.
Robert Guerrero Believes He Will Be 1st Fighter To Take Down Floyd Mayweather Jr. Guerrero believes he is the fighter who will be the first to beat Mayweather, and he's eager to earn both the recognition and the money that would come with such a win.
Keidel: Mayweather Keeps Cotto From LottoTurns out I could have saved you sixty bucks – seventy if you watched in HD. But then you would have missed an exquisite bout that belied the normally mundane yet masterful offerings from Floyd Mayweather, Jr., who came to bang against a naturally larger man.