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Mayorga's Trainer: If Ricardo Trains Hard, He'll Beat Cotto

By Jhonny Gonzalez

Panamanian Rigoberto Garibaldi, trainer of former world champion Ricardo Mayorga, believes his fighter can beat WBA 154-pound champ Miguel Cotto with the proper training in the gym. The fight is scheduled for March 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. If Mayorga trains hard, Garibaldi predicts a knockout victory.

"Ricardo Mayorga can beat Cotto if he thoroughly trains and currently he is doing that, because he needs this victory to return to the limelight," said Garibaldi to Gustavo Ampudia.

Cotto recently said that he plans to ignore the wild behavior of Mayorga and won't pay any attention to his wild antics. Mayorga's trainer thinks his fighter will break Cotto's patience.

"Mayorga talks a lot and he'll bring Cotto into it. Can you imagine, he'll be speaking ill of Cotto and bothering him until the day of fight. Ricardo is a tough fighter by nature and knows his job."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by | THE KING | on 01-13-2011

Cotto gonna make this fool look stupid.. He has a punchers chance but that's about it.

Comment by STREET CLEANER on 01-13-2011

He trained against ODLH when he was younger, maybe the hardest he has ever trained and lost by TKO in a non competitive bout. I heavily doubt that his styles stand the age of time. He will always have the…

Comment by -GDS- on 01-13-2011

Maybe... if he were five years younger. What a joke of a fight.

Comment by ChiRock773 on 01-13-2011

Mayorga don't stand a chance....this fight is just for entertainment purposes.

Comment by johncods on 01-13-2011

Cotto is going to beat mayorga up.

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