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K9 Bundrage Now in Frontrunner Spot For Miguel Cotto

By Ryan Burton

The dust continues to settle from Wednesday's breaking news that Floyd Mayweather will face Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on September 14th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV.

If a fight between the two undefeated fighters couldn't be worked out, three division champion Miguel Cotto (37-4, 30KOs) was seen as the frontrunner to be Alvarez's next opponent. 

Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer recently placed a hold on the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY for September 28th for a possible Miguel Cotto fight. Former IBF junior middleweight champion Cornelius "K9" Bundrage (32-5, 19KOs) had been mentioned as a potential opponent for Cotto should the Alvarez fight not come to fruition for the Puerto Rican. 

Sources close to the situation have advised BoxingScene.com that with Wednesday's news, the former Contender series star is now the frontrunner to face Cotto.

Cotto is expected to officially announce his return in  the coming weeks.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 05-30-2013

[quote=CubanGuyNYC] Quote: Originally Posted by .:: JSFD26 ::. Imagine K9 wins. Just when you thought you got rid of the guy after losing to Smith he comes right back and beats Cotto. Oh boy. Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 05-30-2013

[quote=El Angel] Quote: Originally Posted by .:: JSFD26 ::. Imagine K9 wins. Just when you thought you got rid of the guy after losing to Smith he comes right back and beats Cotto. Oh boy. Posted from Boxingscene.com App for…

Comment by Beater_of_ass on 05-30-2013

It's on Showtime so I'll watch but I could give a sh*t about any fight K9 is on. The guy is not a boxer or a brawler, he's a bum period. I hope this fight doesn't get made, Cotto/Ortiz should…

Comment by El Angel on 05-30-2013

[QUOTE=.:: JSFD26 ::.;13436668]Imagine K9 wins. Just when you thought you got rid of the guy after losing to Smith he comes right back and beats Cotto. Oh boy. :lol1: [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE] Cotto loses to K9, I…

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 05-30-2013

[QUOTE=.:: JSFD26 ::.;13436668]Imagine K9 wins. Just when you thought you got rid of the guy after losing to Smith he comes right back and beats Cotto. Oh boy. :lol1: [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE] Ain't happenin'. "K-9" stinks. :lol1:

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