Originally Posted by Sttag
Yeah kinda. Floyd could've put on his running shoes and fought Cotto exclusively from the outside (like I thouhgt he was gonna do if they fought way back) and we would've had a different fight. And yeah, I think Trout has enough pop to stop a Cotto bullrush. I'm not saying Trout isn't gonna get punished 'cause that's just silly its ****in Cotto but I think he's gonna do enough each round to outbox him. And yeah I agree Cotto is a massive step up, but I think Trouts physical capabilities and athleticism are too much for Cotto. But I admit I'm biased in favor of big size/reach advantage coupled with athleticism and good speed.
I hope Cotto puts a hurting tho.
Who knows you may turn out to be right but I respectfully disagree and think this will turn out much like Cotto's fight with Yuri other than the leg injury where movement wise Cotto will be every step of the way with Trout outboxing him and landing clean hard shots winning rounds.