Advertisement
Advertisement

Cotto Prepared: I'm Ready For Twelve Rounds of War!

by Elisinio Castillo, notifight.com

Former three division world champion Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31KOs) is ready for a tough battle on Saturday June 7 against WBC middleweight champion Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez (51-2-2, 28KOs) at New York's Madison Square Garden. Cotto is finishing up his training with coach Freddie Roach at the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood, California.

If Cotto win the fight, then he would become the first boxer from Puerto Rico to win four world titles in four weight divisions. 

"Getting that fourth world championship in a different division would be a great achievement for my career, but at no time would it make me think that I'm better than the other great fighters from Puerto Rico, but I would like to be the first to accomplish something that never has been achieved and that would be for all Puerto Rico and all the faithful followers of the sport on the island," said Cotto.

"I am prepared me for twelve rounds of war, for twelve tough rounds. If he thinks he only needs to prepare for seven, then I will make the last five very difficult for him. I've been working and following the very strong strategy of Freddie Roach."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by EXPOSEDheroes on 05-30-2014

Rooting for MAC but, I would not be surprised or even upset if Sergio wins as he is the favorite. That said, I can also see Cotto winning this. We just never really know until we see the style mesh…

Comment by MoneyLarry on 05-30-2014

I respect Miguel Cotto but this fight last 12 rounds. Martinez will get him outta there before 12. Cotto will back pedal due to punishment he'll be taking.

Comment by IST-ra-GLEr2 on 05-30-2014

Cotto = lion. Floyd= pvssycat

Comment by KillaMane26 on 05-30-2014

Give cotto credit he fought everybody!!! but he aint beating Sergio unless his leg fall apart in the ring....

Comment by Dr Rumack on 05-30-2014

At his best Cotto is only prepared for about 8 rounds of war.

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (38)
Top Headlines Tommy Coyle Calls To Avenge Luke Campbell KO Loss Video: Hearn Talks Judging Issues in Boxing, Crolla vs. Barroso Amir Khan Followed Strict Diet Switch For Showdown With Canelo Video: Hearn Excited About Mayweather vs. Matchroom Card Shane Mosley Makes Heroic Rescue Of Baby in Freeway Wreck Video: Eddie Hearn Talks DeGale vs. Jack, Smith, More Garcia: Amir Khan Will Not Be an Easy Fight For Canelo "Fighting Words" - On Francisco Vargas’ Positive Drug Test Bute on Jack Draw: I Started Too Late Yet Again Matthysse To Sit Down With De La Hoya in Vegas, Discuss Future Mayweather, Hearn in Talks For TMT vs. Matchroom Card Video: James DeGale on Mayweather, Hearn Rift, Jack, More Video: Callum Smith Breaks Down DeGale-Medina, Jack-Bute Jack-Bute CompuBox Punch Stats Video: Badou Jack Feels Robbed, Looks To The Future Thomas Williams: I Want Adonis Stevenson Next, I Want His Belt! Mayweather's Trademark Filings Could Be Biggest Hint of Return Porky Medina: Badou Jack is Better Than James DeGale Della Rosa, Attou Battle To a Draw For Vacant EU Title Ellerbe Blasts Scoring for Badou Jack-Lucian Bute Video: James DeGale Shakes Head at Rogelio Medina Outing Bute Encouraged by Jack Draw, DeGale Loss: I'm Not Quitting Medina: I Spit at DeGale Because He Was Head Butting, Elbowing Video: Malignaggi on Mayweather, Canelo-Khan, Ward-Kovalev Video: Rogelio Medina Sounds Off on James DeGale Loss Mayweather: Chocolatito is The Pound For Pound Best in The World Video: Lucian Bute Reflects on Jack Draw, Discusses Future April 30 PBC on Fox A Smash Hit In Ring, But Not In the Ratings Batista teams up with Phil Landman, aims for late summer return Andre Berto on Danny Garcia: Tell Me When and I'll Be Ready! Hearn Defends Anthony Joshua vs. Dominic Breazeale Photos: Badou Jack, Lucian Bute Battle To Controversial Draw Victor Ortiz's Reaction To Crazy Fan Who Tried To Assault Him Eddie Hearn Critical of Al Haymon and PBC Business Model Photos: Andre Berto Drills Victor Ortiz To Avenge First Defeat Photos: James DeGale Taken To His Limit By Porky Medina Ricky Burns Enjoying Low-Profile Approach Video: Jack-Bute, DeGale-Medina Post Presser Highlights Part 2 Video: Jack-Bute, DeGale-Medina Post Presser Highlights Part 1 Bellew-Makabu: Burton vs. Dodson For British Title Added
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement