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Cotto Says Martinez is Feeling Nerves Over Injuries

By Bill "Two Scoops" Emes

Former three division world champion Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31KOs) is not paying attention to some of the verbal barbs coming from WBC middleweight king Sergio Martinez (52-2-2, 28KOs). For most of their fight promotion, Martinez has called Cotto a "diva" and said the Puerto Rican boxer has very unlikable personality and mistreats people.

Cotto says Martinez is making those statements because he's nervous that his body might fall apart in the fight. Martinez has been inactive since last April's decision win over Martin Murray, where the Argentine star suffered several injuries in the fight.

"You are never going to see Miguel Cotto talking trash about any of his opponents. I'm a professional the whole way. I'm just ready for the fight," Cotto said.

"When you pass through those kind of injuries, that he had before, and you realize that you probably are not going to be 100% for the fight, [then] you start saying those kinds of things to work on the mind of your opponent."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by bigjavi973 on 06-04-2014

"good luck with that"... I guess thats all you have to say. Cant say anything to refute what I had posted? The truth does sting a little doesn't it.

Comment by EXPOSEDheroes on 06-04-2014

[QUOTE=Slyboots;14622983]Fellow King Cotto fans, I love Miguel as much as the next fan but let's be real here. Sergio's recent performances and injuries were definitely influential in Cotto's decision to challenge him. But on the other hand, Cotto is also…

Comment by Teetotaler on 06-04-2014

[QUOTE=Slyboots;14622983]Fellow King Cotto fans, I love Miguel as much as the next fan but let's be real here. Sergio's recent performances and injuries were definitely influential in Cotto's decision to challenge him. But on the other hand, Cotto is also…

Comment by EXPOSEDheroes on 06-04-2014

[QUOTE=bigjavi973;14623978]For all those who THINKS that martinez is the better fighter. He has been dropped in his past four fights. Got a gift decision in his last fight vs murray. He beat an old pavlik who has only jermaine taylor…

Comment by SUBZER0ED on 06-04-2014

[QUOTE=bigjavi973;14623978]For all those who THINKS that martinez is the better fighter. He has been dropped in his past four fights. Got a gift decision in his last fight vs murray. He beat an old pavlik who has only jermaine taylor…

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