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Roach: Mayweather is too small for Cotto at middleweight

By Chris Williams: WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto’s trainer Freddie Roach thinks Floyd Mayweather Jr would be barking up the wrong tree if he were to move up to the 160 pound division to challenge the 34-year-old Cotto for his World Boxing Council title. Roach thinks that Mayweather would be too small if he were […]

Cotto an Mayweather Jr. are in two different classes. Why the rematch would not get a passing grade

By Shaun La: It is difficult not to appreciate Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KOs) in the sport of boxing. He is quiet, ambitious and the current WBC middleweight world champion who ascended thru the weight classes with hard fought bouts. Where he stands in the arena of great Puerto Rican boxers can be linked to […]

Despite the hype, Floyd will likely take on Cotto

By Jaime Ortega: Yesterday, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr coincidentally met in Miami in the sidelines of the basketball court, on a night where the Miami Heat played against the Bucks. Pacquiao and Floyd had never met before, so the video images showing them talk have made headlines all around the world. For fans […]

Lampley: Mayweather to fight Cotto on May 2nd

By Dan Ambrose: HBO commentator Jim Lampley is saying that WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (47-0, 26 KOs) will be facing WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KOs) next on May 2nd. It’s unclear how Lampley knows about this fight, but it could be he’s privy to some inside knowledge from the Mayweather […]

Haymon offering Cotto $40 million to face Mayweather?

By Dan Ambrose: High powered adviser Al Haymon has allegedly offered WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto $40 million to face superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr, according to The Sport Press. This hasn’t been confirmed to be true as of yet, but if does turn out to be true then it would be a huge amount of […]

Roach says Cotto wants Mayweather rematch

By Dan Ambrose: Trainer Freddie Roach says his fighter Miguel Cotto (37-4, 30 KO’s) is gunning for a big rematch against Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2014 after Cotto takes care of his opponent for this Saturday night Devlin Rodriguez (28-6-3, 16 KO’s) and then beats either Saul “Canelo” Alvarez or Sergio Martinez. This could be […]

Cotto a logical choice for Mayweather

By John F. McKenna (McJack): Undefeated superstar World Boxing Association (WBA) light middleweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (43-0, 26 KO’s) will be released from incarceration in the first week of August. It is not yet clear, whether the multi division champion will fight before the end of the year, or who his next opponent will […]

Arum not concerned with Pacquiao-Bradley matching the Mayweather-Cotto PPV numbers

By Chris Williams: For some reason Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is totally unconcerned with trying to match the whopping 1.5 million pay per view buys that the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Miguel Cotto fight hauled earlier this month for his two Top Rank fighters Tim Bradley and Manny Pacquiao in their June 9th fight.… […]

Cotto needs to shoot for a Mayweather rematch as soon as possible

By Dan Ambrose: Right now Miguel Cotto is getting a lot of credit for having given Floyd Mayweather Jr. his hardest fight in many, many years on May 5th in a losing effort by Cotto at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.… Read

Arum hard pressed to match Mayweather – Cotto PPV numbers

By John F. McKenna (McJack): As expected the PPV numbers for the May 5 fight between new WBA light middleweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (43-0, 26 KO’s) and former champ Miguel Cotto (37-3, 30 KO’s) did very well. “Money” May hit a homerun when he reserved the MGM Grand Arena last November for an opponent […]

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