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 Last update:  5/11/2013       Read more by Miguel Rivera         
   
Cotto's Adviser: A Fight With Canelo Would Be Huge
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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.

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comment by Mr. Fantastic, on 05-15-2013
[QUOTE=El Angel]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 most instances lately, Vegas may too. Vegas judges tend to favor volume, effective or not. Both guy...

comment by El Angel, on 05-14-2013
[QUOTE=Mr. Fantastic]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 Texas, unless the fight is in NY, Cotto will be getting booed and that's just the ...

comment by Mr. Fantastic, on 05-14-2013
[QUOTE=El Angel]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 should walk away.[/QUOTE] But Vegas is pro Mexican if I recall the exc...

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]: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 for many fights prior to Nazim. See what I did there?[/QUOTE] ...

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