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Foreman to fight Cotto on June 5

Updated: March 5, 2010, 12:18 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Boxing is making its long-awaited return to Yankee Stadium, where icons like Muhammad Ali and Joe Louis once plied their trade.

WBA junior middleweight champion Yuri Foreman will defend his title against former welterweight champion Miguel Cotto on June 5 at the year-old ballpark in the Bronx, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told The Associated Press late Thursday night.

Arum promoted the final bout at the old Yankee Stadium across 161st Street when Muhammad Ali fought Ken ...

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