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Cotto Makes it Clear: Bob Arum Will Always Promote Me

By Jhonny Gonzalez

WBA junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto is starting to get a little annoyed with the continued rumors regarding his possible parting of ways from promotional company Top Rank. Last Saturday's rematch with Antonio Margarito was the final fight of Cotto's contract with Top Rank. Even before Cotto stopped Margarito in nine rounds, rumors began to circulate that Cotto was going to leave Top Rank in order to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 5.

Cotto, during a televised post-fight interview last Saturday night, voiced his loyalty to Top Rank and their CEO, Bob Arum. But, rumors continued. In yet another televised interview in Puerto Rico, Cotto once again made things clear.

"The only thing I want to let you know is that Bob Arum was, is and always will be my promoter. No matter what direction I decide to take my career, he will remain. [Bob Arum] is the person who made me who I am," Cotto said.

Cotto is considering a possible fight with WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. for 2012. A win against Chavez would make Cotto the first boxer from Puerto Rico to win four titles in four weight divisions.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Spoon23 on 02-03-2012

[QUOTE=Bushbaby;11739401]But, even then you're wrong.[/QUOTE] Naah that's all it is. The others are clear as day ;) Btw, I like your pic all I wanted is a Frazier vs Ali type of fight as your sig shows.. But sadly it…

Comment by Bushbaby on 02-03-2012

[QUOTE=Spoon23;11739397]haha I meant hopkins lol Ayt my bad.. Got me there :beerchug:[/QUOTE] But, even then you're wrong.

Comment by Spoon23 on 02-03-2012

[QUOTE=Bushbaby;11739381]:crucified:crucified:crucified[/QUOTE] haha I meant hopkins lol Ayt my bad.. Got me there :beerchug:

Comment by Bushbaby on 02-03-2012

[QUOTE=Spoon23;11739260]Oh really, pac climbed one division for the diaz fight then jumped 2 more for Dlh. in a matter of not even a year. [B]Dlh fought trinidad @ 164[/B].[/QUOTE] :crucified:crucified:crucified

Comment by Teri on 02-03-2012

[QUOTE=Bushbaby;11739335]This after 2 lame examples, I rest my case. Carry on.[/QUOTE] Spoon is a troll I don't understand why people go at this guy

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