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Miguel Cotto Denies That He Reached a Deal For Pacquiao

WBA junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto has denied published reports that he reached a deal for a June 9th Las Vegas rematch with Manny Pacquiao. Cotto is the leading contender to face Pacquiao in June, at either the MGM Grand or the Thomas & Mack Center. Cotto, with a copy to legal adviser Gaby Penagaricano, denied the circulating information The following statement was issued to several media outlets in Puerto Rico. The two boxer fought in 2009, with Pacquiao stopping Cotto in the twelfth round.

"Do not pay attention to rumors. I have not made any decision yet nor reached any deal regarding my next fight. At the appropriate time, I will directly be announcing my next fight. I am discussing and analyzing options with my team," Cotto said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PRking718 on 01-22-2012

[QUOTE=shade darkar;11696197]good. we have already seen pac take cotto to the cleaners. who the fcuk would want to watch that again.[/QUOTE] That was while Cotto lost his passion for the sport and had no trainer, his balance was even horrible.…

Comment by KingTito on 01-22-2012

I'd rather see him fight Mayweather.

Comment by Kimo on 01-22-2012

Does Pacquiao Cotto 2 even make financial sense? I really do not understand who would to see this fight, especially mainstream fans. Hardcore boxing fans might want to see it again at a higher weight because it's interesting, but they're…

Comment by shade darkar on 01-22-2012

good. we have already seen pac take cotto to the cleaners. who the fcuk would want to watch that again.

Comment by delpilar on 01-22-2012

Cotto is just reminding Manny that this boricua can produce a horde of paying fans.

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