Miguel Cotto Boxing News

Sergio Martinez never recovered from the 1st round, says trainer Sarmiento

By Allan Fox: Pablo Sarmiento, the trainer for Sergio Martinez (51-3-2, 28 KO’s), says that Martinez’s surgically repaired right knee was unstable from the first round of the fight, and that he had eventually had to stop the fight because he wasn’t moving and reacting well when taking head shots from Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 […]

Miguel Cotto: The Short End of The Stick

By Eric Johnson: Last night we witnessed history, but last night we also witnessed a man getting his just due. For the last 6 years of his career, it’d always seemed like Miguel Cotto got the short end of the stick. It seemed as if he could never get over the hump, and that the […]

Cotto: I was surprised I knocked Sergio Martinez down three times

(Photo credit: Sumio Yamada) By Dan Ambrose: Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KO’s) expected to be able to beat the 39-year-old Sergio Martinez (51-3-2, 28 KO’s) to take his WBC 160-pound title last night, as he firmly believed that the game plan that his head trainer Freddie Roach had laid out for him would be more […]

If Sergio Martinez wasn’t injured, Cotto might not have beaten him

(Photo credit: Sumio Yamada) By John Kelvin: Former WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-3-2, 28 KO’s) only started boxing when he was 20 years old and had to fight 45 times before he got the chance to box for a world title. He won the title by beating the real lineal champion at 160bs when […]

Arum says Cotto could fight Canelo or Golovkin in the future

(Photo credit: Sumio Yamada) By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum would like to match newly crowned WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KO’s) up with former WBA/WBC 154-pound champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and WBA 160-lb champion Gennady Golovkin in the future. Arum isn’t sure whether a fight between Cotto and Canelo can […]

Miguel Cotto’s Victory Ignites Many Intriguing Possibilities

By Rocky Esposito: Miguel Cotto (39-4 / 32 KOs) defied the Las Vegas odd-makers, many skeptics, and Boxing history alike last night by putting on a dominating, one-sided performance vs Sergio Martinez (51-3 / 28KOs). Cotto is now the new “WBC and Ring Magazine Middleweight Champion of the World”, all via a 10th Round TKO. […]

Sergio Martinez hasn’t decided if he’ll retire, says trainer Sarmiento

By Eric Thomas: Sergio Martinez (51-3-2, 28 KO’s) took an embarrassing beating tonight in getting annihilated in 10 rounds by the younger, stronger and much healthier Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KO’s) in a fight that suggests that it might be time for the 39-year-old Martinez to step away from the sport and retire. Martinez’s trainer […]

How about those excuses for Sergio Martinez

By Robert “Big Moe” Elmore: It’s human nature. We make our predictions based on what advantages a fighter has and pick a winner. Moments after Miguel Cotto’s history making victory over Sergio Martinez, comments filled up the blogs quicker than water in a sinking boat. The focus? Sergio’s injuries and weak knees. Days before the […]

Roach: Martinez was on his bike the entire night

By Chris Williams: Trainer Freddie Roach got a chance to gloat after his fighter Miguel Cotto’s 10th round TKO win tonight over WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-3-2, 28 KO’s) in an upset win at MSG New York. Either Cotto was too strong or Martinez’s surgically repaired knees were too weak. It doesn’t matter. The […]

Cotto destroys Martinez, captures WBC middleweight title

By Dan Ambrose: Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KO’s) totally dominated a weak-kneed WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-3-2, 28 KO’s) in stopping him in the 10th round by a TKO on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York. The fight was halted 6 seconds into the 10th round due to Martinez being cut […]

Miguel Cotto vs. Sergio Martinez Pre Fight Analysis

By Gerardo Gomez: The time has arrived! Tonight at the Madison Square Garden, Miguel Cotto will try to make history by becoming the first Boricua to win titles in four different weight classes. Standing in his way is Middleweight Champion, Sergio Martinez. This fight has the potential of becoming a Fight of the Year candidate. […]

Roach: We’ll set traps for Sergio, we’ll catch him

By Dan Ambrose: Trainer Freddie Roach feels that he’s got the perfect plan for Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) to come out victorious tonight against WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s). And while most of the boxing world sees Sergio as being too big, too talented and too quick for the 5’7” Cotto, […]

Atlas picks Cotto to defeat Martinez tonight

(Photo credit: Sumio Yamada) By Allan Fox: ESPN commentator Teddy Atlas believes that former three division world champion Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) will pull off an upset tonight by beating WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) to take his WBC title in their fight on HBO pay-per-view at Madison Square Garden in […]

Cotto-Martinez: Is it happening too late or has it come at the right time?

(Photo credit: Sumio Yamada) By Timothy Medina: Tonight at Madison Square Garden, 4-time world champion Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) will be swapping leather with the middleweight kingpin Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s). Both men are in the final stages of their hall of fame careers. When mentioning the careers of both Cotto and Martinez, the […]

Bradley: We don’t know how Sergio Martinez’s knee will hold up against Cotto

(Photo credit: Sumio Yamada) By Allan Fox: Former two division world champion Tim Bradley isn’t quite sure if WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez’s knee is going to hold up under the pressure that Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) puts on him in their fight on Saturday. Martinez had surgery on his right knee during the […]

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