“It is certainly an event—only a fool would deny that. Miguel Cotto’s challenge of Sergio Martinez Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York is more than a fight for the middleweight crown, it is a veritable pageant. In a world where “celebrity” qualifies as a vocation, star power goes a long way. And in a sport where the best fighters treat each other like magnets of like charge, this matchup of proven headliners is a rarity, even on pay-per-view. Yes, Cotto-Martinez is most certainly an event. But is it a fight?”
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