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Diaz Wants Cotto To Train in High Altitude For Trout

By Damián "Zafa" Ferrer and Ryan Burton

Puerto Rican superstar Miguel Cotto (37-3, 30KOs) has press conferences scheduled for Monday and Wednesday in New York and Puerto Rico to announce his December 1st fight versus WBA "regular" junior middleweight champion Austin Trout.

BoxingScenec.om has been advised that Cotto's trainer Pedro Diaz is currently deciding on a location to hold Cotto's training camp. The former three-division champion usually trains in Florida but Diaz wants him to prepare for Trout by training at a high altitude. He prefers that the training takes place at a minimum of 2,000 feet above sea level.

Diaz feels that Cotto will be better conditioned and finish his fights stronger by training at a higher altitude.

Heavyweight contender Odlanier Solis (18-1) is currently training in Puerto Rico with Diaz for his October 12th fight against Leif Larsen (16-0).  Solis will work side by side with Cotto after a training facility has been decided on.

Cotto versus Trout takes place at Madison Square Garden in New York on December 1st and will be broadcast by Showtime.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by licari123 on 09-24-2012

I agree with diaz, cotto's slows down way to early. During Margarito Cotto 2, I was afraid Margarito would make a come back.

Comment by PR ESQ. on 09-24-2012

[QUOTE=jazluvr;12543274]i like reading some of his Cotto posts...:lol1:[/QUOTE] I love reading all the posts dedicated at discrediting an otherwise fantastic career. Ethnic hate is too transparent here on BS. Shame really but what you gonna do. dudes, just can't handle.

Comment by PR ESQ. on 09-24-2012

[QUOTE=jab2theballs;12545473]what part of my post implies that I don't know anything about boxing you jackass? explicate puelto lico mamao.[/QUOTE] Name calling and insult. :fing02: very insightful and forceful counter argument. No need for me to attempt to be reasonable and…

Comment by jab2theballs on 09-23-2012

[QUOTE=PR ESQ.;12544731]Clearly, you don't know shiet about boxing. Perhaps, u have been hit plaster as well which us the only logical explanation for this dumbass post[/QUOTE] what part of my post implies that I don't know anything about boxing you…

Comment by PR ESQ. on 09-23-2012

[QUOTE=jab2theballs;12542272]Are we still using this "cheating" BS as an excuse? He got his ass beat because he stood and traded in the first fight and ran and clinched the second.. :pat:[/QUOTE] Clearly, you don't know shiet about boxing. Perhaps, u…

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