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Cotto Does Not Rule Out Canelo Clash in The Future

By Miguel Rivera

Former three division world champion Miguel Cotto (38-4, 21KOs) does not rule out a potential fight with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (43-1-1, 31KOs) in the future. Last Saturday Canelo demolished Alfredo Angulo for a tenth round stoppage win. Cotto is going up to the middleweight division to challenge WBC champion Sergio Martinez on June 7th.

Prior to accepting a deal to face Martinez, Cotto was offered $10 million dollars to face Canelo. Cotto wanted to fight Martinez for history, with a victory making him the first Puerto Rican boxer to win four world titles in four weight divisions. He says a fight with Canelo in the future will certainly be considered.

“The possibility of facing Álvarez was real. We had a meeting with Golden Boy Promotions in Los Angeles and there was an offer on the table. But for us it was more attractive to face Sergio Martínez at this moment in my career. If perhaps in the future a fight with Canelo will be presented for consideration, I will think about it again," Cotto told Carlos Gonzalez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Chuckguy on 03-13-2014

Cotto is going to get Pac'd come to then blame the weight fire his trainer and fight Canelo! Can't knock him for collecting checks

Comment by budfr on 03-13-2014

[QUOTE=.:: JSFD26 ::.;14320072]Cotto vs Martinez will do better numbers than Canelo vs Angulo. The same way Cotto vs Trout did better numbers than Canelo vs Trout. Cotto's the A side. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE] Cotto is the only…

Comment by budfr on 03-13-2014

[QUOTE=GOD-FR33;14319618][B][FONT="Century Gothic"][SIZE="3"][COLOR="Blue"]Cotto has balls. He wants to be great and always have. His legacy is important to him. He'll fight whoever, win, lose, or draw. This is why his place in boxing history as a HOF'mer, has to be higher…

Comment by budfr on 03-13-2014

In other words.... no papi I am afraid hahaha. Cotto said boxing is a business so why did he turn down 10 mill ¿¿¿¿ He was afraid, period. History ¿¿ yeah, right.

Comment by icha on 03-12-2014

[QUOTE=.:: JSFD26 ::.;14320072]Cotto vs Martinez will do better numbers than Canelo vs Angulo. The same way Cotto vs Trout did better numbers than Canelo vs Trout. Cotto's the A side. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE] canelo-floyd is more than…

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