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Cotto vs Mayorga: Robert Byrd Selected as The Third Man

By Ryan Burton

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has selected veteran referee Robert Byrd to be the third man in the ring when Miguel Cotto (35-2, 28KOs) defends his WBA junior middleweight belt versus former champion Ricardo Mayorga (29-7, 23KOs) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on March 12th. Duane Ford and Jerry Roth of Las Vegas have been tabbed to be judges along with Chris Wilson of Arizona. Cotto vs. Mayorga is the main event of a Showtime pay-per-view.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by carlitos13b on 02-27-2011

This is a good tune up fight for "Cotto"...he needs to remain active. He doesnt need to knock "Mayorga" out either. All he needs to do is put the punches together and let it come naturally.

Comment by quique24 on 02-27-2011

Ar first I didnt think it was a good tuneup for Margo but I believe so now.. Mayorga is big, and pressures just like Margo does.

Comment by I_like_wendys on 02-27-2011

It's amazing to think if the stars were to align, and Mayorga somehow beats Cotto, Somehow gets a fight with Pac, and beat him (and the fourth and fifth things I'm not even going to mention at this point, since…

Comment by Rikanlynx86 on 02-27-2011

[QUOTE=el malo;10165797]you cared enough to post in this thread. :lol1:[/QUOTE] Lmao seriously dude.

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 02-27-2011

[QUOTE=apunchnotseen;10165445]This is a great tune up for a Margarito rematch, Cotto needs a win over a bully type fighter, it's really been his nemesis his whole career. Let's face it he better KO Mayorga or retire before one of these…

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