By Jhonny Gonzalez
WBA 154-pound champion Miguel Cotto will look real close at this coming Saturday's middleweight clash between WBC champion Sebastian Zbik and mandatory challenger Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Cotto will be sitting ringside at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Chavez and Antonio Margarito are the two frontrunners to face Cotto in the fall. Margarito, who recently underwent eye surgery to correct an injury from last November's defeat to Manny Pacquiao, believes he will be ready to fight Cotto by the fall.
In facing Margarito in rematch, Cotto gets a chance to avenge a 2008 eleven round TKO loss. With Chavez, Cotto gets the opportunity to become the first Puerto Rican in boxing history to win four world titles in four weight divisions. Cotto has won gold at 140, 147 and 154.
"This is a business. I think Chavez is a good fighter. It would be a good fight, and being able to win a fourth title would be an added incentive. We are going to watch his fight and after that we'll sit down with [Top Rank] and see what makes the most sense for my career," Cotto told BoxingScene.com.
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