Miguel Cotto comeback fight with Juan Manuel Marquez – who have combined age of 87 – set to take place in October

BOXING legends Miguel Cotto and Juan Manuel Marquez are reportedly coming out of retirement for a fight in October.

The former four-division champions were set to go toe-to-toe in an exhibition bout on June 12.

Miguel Cotto is to lace up the boxing loves again when he comes out of retirement in October
Juan Manuel Marquez last fought in 2014 when he beat Mike Alvarado on points

But that was postponed, with Boxing Scene reporting it will now happen in October.

A location has yet to be determined but both parties are believed to have accepted the deal.

Marquez, 47, officially retired in 2014 following an illustrious career that spanned over 20 years.

Known for his toughness, the Mexican has a record of 56 wins, seven losses and one draw.

He fought the legendary Manny Pacquiao on four occasions, winning one, losing two and drawing the other.

Cotto, 40, is the first Puerto Rican to win world titles in four different weight classes.

He retired in 2017 following a record of 41 wins and six losses.

The pair will join a growing list of boxing legends who have stepped out of retirement and made sensational returns to the ring.


Most notably, Mike Tyson fought Roy Jones Jr in November in a fight that notched up over 1.6million pay-per-view buys.

And more recently Oscar De La Hoya announced he was returning to the ring for an exhibition bout aged 48.

That will happen in September.

Although he will be hoping his comeback bout is more successful than his excruciating announcement.

His opponent is still unknown although he has called out Gennady Golovkin, Saul Alvarez, Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana.

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