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Cotto Helps Students With Scholarships


ORLANDO, WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Miguel Cotto and Mech
Tech Institute President Mr. Edwin Colon presented two scholarships in the
technical school’s Mechanical Fuel Injection & Body Repair & Painting
programs to Puerto Rican student Harold D. Ruiz Beltran from Freedom High School
in Orlando, Florida.  Hundreds of students assembled to catch a glimpse of the
Puerto Rican champion and see him present the scholarships.  Cotto called
Orlando’s Mech Tech Institute home for the past eight weeks while he prepared
for his May 5 mega-fight against Floyd Mayweather at the MGM Grand Garden Arena
in Las Vegas, Nev. which will be produced and distributed live by HBO

“I am very pleased with all the support we have received here this morning at Freedom
High School to deliver this great scholarship from our friends at Mech Tech
Institute to Harold Ruiz Beltran,” said Cotto.  “He is an inspiration for other
young individuals to follow their dreams.  Dreams come true when you work

“This scholarship is certainly a great tool for Harold, who is an exceptional young
man,” said Colon.  “He is on track to become a great professional.  We welcome
him with open arms to Mech Tech and look forward to helping him accomplish his

“We are very pleased to have hosted world champion Miguel Cotto here this morning to
present the Mech Tech Institute scholarship to our student Harold Ruiz Beltran,”
said Freedom High School Principal Dr. Harold Border.  “This young man is a
product of our school and is an example to follow.”

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“Ring Kings: Mayweather vs. Cotto,” a 12-round fight for Cotto’s WBA
Super Welterweight World Championship and the vacant WBC Super Welterweight
Diamond belt, is promoted by Mayweather Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions and
Miguel Cotto Promotions.  Also featured will be Canelo Alvarez vs. Sugar
Shane Mosley
, a 12-round fight for Canelo’s WBC Super Welterweight World
Championship which is presented in association with Canelo Promotions and Sugar
Shane Mosley Promotions and a 10-round welterweight fight featuring undefeated
rising star Jessie
and former
World Champion Steve Forbes.  Opening the pay-per-view
broadcast will be a 10-round bout between super welterweight contender
DeAndre Latimore and former World Champion Carlos Quintana which
is presented in association with DiBella Entertainment.  The mega event is
sponsored by Corona, Hatfields & McCoys on HISTORY™, DeWalt Tools, AT&T,
O’Reilly Auto Parts and Puebla – Cinco De Mayo and will take place Saturday, May
5 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will be produced and
distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m.

Limited tickets for “Ring Kings: Mayweather vs. Cotto” are still available, with a total ticket
limit of ten (10) per person.  To charge by phone with a major credit card, call
Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at
www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

Three Las Vegas MGM Resorts, Mandalay Bay, Monte Carlo and The Mirage, will host live closed
circuit telecasts of “Ring Kings: Mayweather vs. Cotto.”  Advanced purchased
tickets for the closed circuit telecasts are priced at $75, not including
handling fees.  All seats are general admission and are on sale now at each
individual property’s box office outlets or by phone with a major credit card at
(866) 799-7711.

Episode three of HBO’s all-access reality series 24/7 MAYWEATHER/COTTO debuts on Saturday, April
28 (9:45 p.m. ET/PT), with the finale debuting Friday, May 4 (8:00 p.m. ET/PT),
the night before the high-stakes super welterweight title bout.  All four
episodes will have multiple replay dates on HBO, and the series will also be
available on HBO On Demand® and HBO GO®.

NCM Fathom will broadcast “Ring Kings: Mayweather vs. Cotto” in high definition LIVE to more
than 440 movie theaters nationwide.  Tickets to see the fight on the big screen
are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com.

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