Next fight of James Kirkland is not determined yet.
THE COTTO-KIRKLAND FIGHT IS OFF — On Friday, Feb. 3, it was learned that the match between Miguel Cotto and James Kirkland, scheduled for Feb. 25 at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas, had been cancelled. The bout was to air on HBO pay-per-view. The entire undercard was scuttled as well.
Roc Nation Sports today received notification from James Kirkland’s team that Kirkland has suffered an injury which will force him to withdraw from his match against Five-Time World Champion Miguel Cotto on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The reported injury is a fractured nose. Unfortunately, the entire HBO Pay-Per-View show at Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas is cancelled.
Five-time world champion Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) and hard-hitting slugger James «Mandingo Warrior» Kirkland (32-2, 28 KOs) held a press conference Friday afternoon at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, California for their upcoming showdown taking place February 25 at the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas live on HBO Pay per view.
«This is the last year of my career and I want to end my career in the best way possible,» Miguel Cotto said. «I knew I wanted to come back and this is the way that I want to do it. I want to have two or three fights this year. We will see.»