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King: Ricardo Mayorga Has Gotten Under Cotto's Skin

by Rick Reeno

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Promoter Don King is convinced that Ricardo Mayorga (29-7, 23KOs) has broken the mental will of WBA junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (35-2, 28KOs). The fight takes place on Saturday night. At the conclusion of the last two press conferences, in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, Cotto refused to face-off with Mayorga.

"Mayorga got under the skin of Cotto. I am convinced of that. Mayorga has done everything to Cotto but land the knockout punch. Mayorga has got under the skin of Cotto in the same way that Roberto Duran got under the skin of Sugar Ray Leonard. Mayorga has to finish him early, and when that happens, don't blame it on me - blame it on Bob Arum because he's the one who put the bone on the table," King said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mexirican on 03-11-2011

im half boricua n i hope cotto knock this clown out..cotto always has been a quite dude but in the ring his a warrior..mayorga is the maricon..boricuas stand up

Comment by cottofan2 on 03-11-2011

I think it's clear that Miguel has no respect for Mayorga as a human being. That usually happens when one guy spends his life trying to be a good person and respectful to others and the other spends his energy…

Comment by Dorian on 03-11-2011

Would've been a great competitive fight 4 years ago.

Comment by Laborer on 03-11-2011

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;10215853]MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Promoter Don King is convinced that Ricardo Mayorga (29-7, 23KOs) has broken the mental will of WBA junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (35-2, 28KOs). The fight takes place on Saturday night. At the conclusion of…

Comment by Weebler I on 03-11-2011

Imo Cotto just thinks Mayorga's a d1ck, he handled him with ease at the initial face-offs a couple of months ago.

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