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Arum Pondering Miguel Cotto vs. Timothy Bradley Next

by David P. Greisman

Timothy Bradley is coming off a decision loss to Manny Pacquiao in their April rematch, but his promoter, Bob Arum, is considering a major fight for him later this year.

Among the potential opponents: Miguel Cotto, who challenges Sergio Martinez for the middleweight championship on Saturday night.

“We’ve discussed certain opponents, and we’ll look and see,” Arum said on the Friday before Martinez-Cotto. “Remember, there are certain fights, like tomorrow night, which may have an influence. I mean, if Miguel wins, I think a lot of people might want to see a Miguel-Bradley fight.”

Though Cotto would be the middleweight champion if he beats Martinez, he would likely be fighting at a lighter weight, Arum said. Indeed, after Arum spoke, Cotto would check in at 155 pounds for a bout with a 159-pound limit.

Bradley is a former 140- and 147-pound titleholder. He re-signed with Top Rank earlier this year.

“We’ve made him, I think, a major star,” Arum said. “Timothy is a great fighter, a great kid, and he’s great in the ring. People want to see him fight. And so there are a lot of big fights out there for Tim. We made a lot of money, and we’ll continue to make him a lot of money.”

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MJ406 on 06-08-2014

[QUOTE=mathed;14635445] [B]Tim would school Cotto to a points victory[/B]. Tim, on his worst night ever, beat one of the best pressure fighters out there in Provo. He beat an ATG counter puncher and master boxer in JMM. He lost on…

Comment by AP♠ on 06-08-2014

Bring on bigg ass head he can get some whoopin'.

Comment by mdoe on 06-08-2014

[QUOTE=TLC8;14634410]You don't have to like Arum or GBP... but these two guys resolving their differences, they WILL make some great fights. Cotto-Bradley would be a war in the middle of the ring. I'm thrilled with Arum and Oscar working together…

Comment by RichCCFC on 06-08-2014

No ****ing way this fight happens Canelo or Mayweather next.

Comment by Iceta Lives on 06-08-2014

Is this the fight we'll really see next you guys think?

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