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 Last update:  10/5/2013       Read more by Elisinio Castillo         
   
Cotto Appeal Denied, Still Owes Evangelista $2 Million
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By Elisinio Castillo

Former three division world champion Miguel Cotto (37-4, 30KOs) received some bad news before Saturday's return against Delvin Rodriguez in Orlando, Florida. A court ruling has denied his appeal of an October 2012 decision which orders him to pay $2 million dollars to his uncle and former trainer Evangelista Cotto.

In 2009, Evangelista attacked Miguel during a training dispute. The altercation was violent and Evangelista was later taken to the hospital with injuries. Evangelista, after he was officially fired, filed a lawsuit in Caguas and claimed that he was owed money from Miguel's fights.

Gabriel Peñagarícano, Cotto's legal adviser, appealed the ruling.

Now that Cotto's appeal was denied, his legal team still has the option - within 30 days - to pursue one final legal manuever to reverse last year's order. While all of this is going on, the interest is building on the $2 million.

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comment by strykr619, on 10-05-2013
[QUOTE=flint]looks like that if you throw the first punch. then you also can sue.[/QUOTE] Its on thing to defend yourself, its another when you beat the **** out of someone. Also it didn't help that Cotto is a Professional Fighter and he fired him soon after. Civil court is different from ...

comment by radioraheem, on 10-05-2013
[QUOTE=aces725]You can't be that dumb dude .. Trout was an unknown and the fight was on regular hbo , he only fought him to get a belt but lost .. Cotto has made millions in his career , he's financially secured , he's fine ... If he fights Sergio or Canelo next , cotto gettin 5 mil and better fo...

comment by Mr.Fantastic, on 10-05-2013
[QUOTE=El Angel]:lol1: How's it going Mr. Fantastic? Should have known you can't resist NSB when Cotto fights.[/QUOTE] Poking fun at his retards is funny. :D I called this shit fight a loooong time ago.

comment by El Angel, on 10-05-2013
[QUOTE=Fantastic One]Guess Cotto's wife needs to punch Cotto more than once. That cheater thinking he can fool us that he's a family man. SMH![/QUOTE] :lol1: How's it going Mr. Fantastic? Should have known you can't resist NSB when Cotto fights.

comment by Mr.Fantastic, on 10-05-2013
[QUOTE=El Angel]If someone treated me like shit and was demanding compensation for not doing his job, I would've hit him more than once.[/QUOTE] Guess Cotto's wife needs to punch Cotto more than once. That cheater thinking he can fool us that he's a family man. SMH!

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