WBC and Ring Magazine middleweight world champion and Puerto Rican star Miguel Cotto was invited by the New York Mets today to watch their game against The Florida Marlins at the City Field in Queens, New York. Joined by his family and his team led by his legendary trainer Freddie Roach, Miguel shared with fans and players who came to welcome the champion. “Was a great pleasure to visit the Mets today, I had a great time with Freddie and all my team. Want to thank the Mets organization for this great invitation. We are having a good time in the city today. Tomorrowwe will continue our training schedule as planned and have fun this week untilSaturday, June 6“, Miguel Cotto said. “Great day visiting the The New York Mets stadium with Miguel today. Sun was a bit too hot for me but I had a lot of fun”, Freddie Roach said.
Cotto vs. Geale, a 12-round fight for Cotto’s WBC and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Championships, takes place Saturday, June 6 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and will be televised live on HBO. The fight, which is presented by Roc Nation Sports and Miguel Cotto Promotions in association with Gary Shaw Productions, will be the official kick-off event of the 2015 National Puerto Rican Day Parade Week and is sponsored by Cerveza Tecate, Jaybird, TapouT, Tequila Cazadores and Venue Kings. In addition to the great action inside the ring, the event will feature several notable Roc Nation touches that will further serve spectators with an enhanced fan experience, including Roc Nation and Grammy nominated artist Big Sean taking to the ring for a special performance prior to the main event. The event will be hosted by notable emcee “The Voice of New York” Angie Martinez and will also feature hit master DJ Lobo who will serve alongside Martinez throughout the night. Tickets priced at $500, $350, $250, $200, $150, $100, $80, $50, $35 and $25, not including applicable service charges and taxes, are on sale now and available for purchase atwww.barclayscenter.com, www.ticketmaster.com and at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center. To charge by phone, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Doors open at 6:00 PM, the first fight begins at 6:15 PM and the HBO telecast begins at 10:30 PM ET/PT.