HBO World Championship Boxing will present WBO Jr. Middleweight World Championship fight between Puerto Rican four division world champion Miguel Cotto (40-5,33) and Japanese world contender Yoshiro Kamegai (27-3-2,24) that will be held on August 26 at Stubhub Center in California.
"I'm very happy to be back and to be here. Our training camp starts on the first of July. Kamegai is a tough fighter, and he is coming with the victory on his mind. I'm going to do the best I can for this fight and fight with my heart as always. See you all on August 26." - Miguel Cotto
"For me to fight someone I've been a fan of since I was 20 years old is an honor. I look forward to fighting him, and I'm out here to win this fight. I don't speak English well, but I do speak boxing and I plan to put on a very entertaining fight. Please watch this fight on HBO on August 26. "When I first heard that this fight had been made and that I would face Cotto, I thought to myself, 'YES!'"
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