Miguel Cotto Boxing News

Cotto’s victory Impressive but not surprising

By Chester Rivers: There’s a saying in boxing that every great fighter has at least one great fight left in them. This was evident when Shane Mosley blasted a red hot Antonio Margarito, George Foreman knocked out Michael Moorer, Bernard Hopkins shuts out Kelly Pavlik and last night when Miguel Cotto dominates Sergio Martinez. The […]

Cotto is the legitimate middleweight champion!

By Bob Smith: My first reaction to the Martinez-Cotto fight, like many others is: wow! How could Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KO’s) be so dominant? How could he knock down WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-3-2, 28 KO’s) three times in the first round, when Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. could not do this in 11 […]

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 […]


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