Originally Posted by FeFist
My point is that you're overrating the effectiveness of Cotto's roughhouse tactics when they didn't even work. He won no more than 4 rounds and that wasn't even down to him being rough it was down to him having good timing with his jab.
He used his jab effectively too. But that's not the one single factor that won him those rounds. Round 8 was his best round and he was swarming him. Round 6 was also a good round for him that took place more in the center of the ring.
Again. There's a lot of things he did good well that fight.