Five-time world boxing champion Miguel Cotto gave Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant some signed boxing gloves prior to the Cowboys game against Detroit Monday night at AT&T Stadium.
Bryant and Cotto are both represented by Roc Nation Sports.
Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) will face James Kirkland (32-2, 28 KOs) in a 12-round junior middleweight fight at The Ford Center at The Star in Frisco on Feb. 25. The event will broadcast live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 8 p.m.
Cotto had signed gloves for former Cowboys’ running back and Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith.
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Cotto joined Cowboys’ owner Jerry Jones in his private suite for the remainder of the game. Cotto had signed gloves for Jerry and Stephen Jones.
The Cowboys beat the Lions 42-21. Bryant had two touchdown catches and his first career touchdown pass, a 10-yarder to Jason Witten. Bryant, who has 67 career receiving touchdowns and passed Hall of Famer Michael Irvin (65) for the second-most in franchise history, is the fifth player in NFL history with two touchdown catches and a touchdown pass in the same game.
Tickets prices range from $29 to $304, not including applicable service charges and taxes. Tickets are on sale now at all Ticketmaster locations, online at Ticketmaster.com, and the AT&T Stadium box office.