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Boxing Champ Miguel Cotto teams up with Yandel

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San Juan, Puerto Rico – Today, WBC and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Champion Miguel Cotto and acclaimed artist of the urban Latin genre, Yandel, officially announced a new partnership with TIDAL, the global streaming entertainment company, to produce its first-ever streamed concert from the island of Puerto Rico.

Upon signing with Roc Nation Sports, Miguel Cotto agreed to assist Roc Nation in the promotion and production of concerts in Puerto Rico. This venture marks the first such collaboration on a musical project in conjunction with TIDAL, the newly launched music streaming service that combines the best high fidelity sound quality, high definition music videos and expertly curated editorial.

Yandel will be the first Hispanic artist of any genre to live stream a concert on TIDAL.com. Yandel, who releases his third solo album under the Sony label on November 6 titled “Dangerous,” kicks off his concert tour in the United States and Latin America in late September and will conclude the series of shows in Puerto Rico from the Convention Center on December 12, 2015 which will be streamed live on TIDAL.com.

It was also announced today that the November 21 mega-fight between Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) and Mexican superstar and former WBC and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) will feature a special live performance by Yandel. The performance will be part of the fight’s telecast which will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.

On the announcement of the new venture Cotto said: “This is a great day for me and Cotto Promotions and I am glad that we are able to debut our partnership with TIDAL in Puerto Rico with an amazing talent and a good friend, Yandel. I thank everyone for their support and for taking the time to be with us on this special day.”

“I am really excited and thankful for opportunity to work with Cotto Promotions, TIDAL and Roc Nation,” said Yandel. “It is an honor to become the first artist to represent not only my country, but also my music in an event of this magnitude with major sports and entertainment figures that I truly admire. This is without a doubt a new milestone in my career and an inspiration to continue to offer my fans music experiences with the quality that my audience deserves. ”

Additional details regarding the event will be announced at a later date. About Cotto vs. Canelo Cotto vs. Canelo, a 12-round fight for Cotto’s WBC and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Championships, takes place Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

The fight is presented by Roc Nation Sports, Golden Boy Promotions, Miguel Cotto Promotions and Canelo Promotions and sponsored by Corona Extra; Mexico, Live it to Believe it!; O’Reilly Auto Parts, Tequila Cazadores and CTMS Travel. The event will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.

About Miguel Cotto & Miguel Cotto Promotions

Miguel Cotto is one of the best and most influential boxers in the world. He has sold over eight million pay-per-view buys, making him one of the most important fighters of his era. In March 2015, Miguel Cotto signed a partnership with Roc Nation Sports for boxing events and music events in Puerto Rico.

He is the only Puerto Rican boxer who has evolved as a promoter and entrepreneur maximizing his influence beyond boxing. His boxing and entertainment company, Miguel Cotto Promotions led by promoter and businessman Hector Soto, has spent more than a decade as promoters in Puerto Rico and the United States staging events televised by various television networks. Miguel Cotto has over 1.2 million followers on social media.

About Yandel

Yandel has taken a new turn as soloist after his success with the duo Wisin and Yandel. His first tour outside the duo, “Yandel De Líder a Leyeda VIP Tour”, shined in prestigious venues in New York, Los Angeles, Houston, Dallas, Chicago and San Juan. His second musical production in this new phase, “De Lider a Leyenda” debuted # 1 on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart and was certified Gold production (EU) by the RIAA in March 2014.

He has received numerous awards and he has performed in some of the most important stages worldwide. In 2014, the prestigious television network HBO produced the television special and documentary “Yandel Camino al Concierto”. He was the first artist of his genre to participate in the exclusive concert series and the artist who generated the highest ratings in the history of these specials.

Yandel also wrote the original theme “Marcando Territorio” for the sound track of HBO’s original series, “Game of Thrones”. He has also collaborated with artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Akon, R. Kelly, 50 Cent, Ja Rule, Eve, Nelly Furtado, Gloria Estefan, Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias, Chayanne, Gilberto Santa Rosa and many others.

His most recent award nominations including a nomination for the Latin American Music Awards and the 2015 Latin Grammys. Yandel has over 7 million followers on Facebook and more than 585,000 followers on Twitter. For more information on Yandel visit www.yandellaleyenda.com

About TIDAL

TIDAL is an innovative platform to experience and discover music from artists around the world, enjoy access to exclusive and curated content, and connect and share with artists.

TIDAL is available in more than 45 countries with a 30 million song catalog, and more than 75,000 high quality videos. The service offers high-fidelity CD sound quality, high quality video, expertly curated content and unique experiences.

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