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Cotto's Adviser: A Fight With Canelo Would Be Huge

By Miguel Rivera

The legal advisor to three-division world champion Miguel Cotto (37-3, 30KOs), Gabriel "Gaby" Peñagarícano, says a fight with WBC/WBA junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-0-1, 30KOs) would be a huge event. If Canelo is unable to secure a fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. for September 14th, Peñagarícano says the second biggest opportunity for the young Mexican is a fight with Cotto.

"Canelo and [Austin] Trout put 40,000 people [at the Alamodome] in San Antonio. And as I said before - a fight Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez would be much more attractive. I am certainly sure it would attract more people. It would be like one of those events held years ago, [before many thousands] in a stadium. But Miguel has not indicated who he would like to return against. He is in no hurry [to make that decision]. Cotto is sitting in a good position at the moment. Everyone is talking about Canelo, but he's never been on pay-per-view," Peñagarícano told Carlos Narvaez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mr. Fantastic on 05-15-2013

[QUOTE=El Angel;13366420]I don't think it's as pro Mexican as it would be in Texas, unless the fight is in NY, Cotto will be getting booed and that's just the way it is. TX tends to favor the GBP fighter in…

Comment by El Angel on 05-14-2013

[QUOTE=Mr. Fantastic;13366283]But Vegas is pro Mexican if I recall the excuses in the past couple of years. FYI Vegas is worse than TX as far as robberies come.[/QUOTE] I don't think it's as pro Mexican as it would be in…

Comment by Mr. Fantastic on 05-14-2013

[QUOTE=El Angel;13364540]Change it? I can mention recent fights in Texas that were robberies too. It's not that hard. My point was Texas has bigger issues than just scoring. This fight, if it happens, should be in Las Vegas or Cotto…

Comment by Big_L on 05-13-2013

i'm going to this fight wherever it is. l.a would be great cause i've never been. but i'm thinking vegas.

Comment by El Angel on 05-13-2013

[QUOTE=Mr. Fantastic;13363971]:rofl: So now you're trying to change it and go that route once you realized I was going to mention fights that were robberies. But since you want to play it like that.......NY let Tito wrap his hands illegally…

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