The 36 year old former foe of Manny Pacquiao is finally set to fight Japan Yoshiro Kamegai for the vacant WBO Junior Middleweight World title that was vacated by Saul Alvarez.
Miguel Cotto last fought November 21, 20015 were he faced Saul Alvarez and lost via unanimous decision in Las Vegas. Cotto has been inactive since recent break up with his former promoter Jay-Z of Roc Nation gave Golden Boy Promotion a chance to slip in and make the fight happen.
Meanwhile, the 34 year old Japanese last fought and won against Jesus Soto Karass in a rematch last September 10, 2016 in California.
The fight will be held at the Stub Hub Center in California.