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Miguel Cotto Would Not Rule Out a Sergio Martinez Fight

By Jhonny Gonzalez

Miguel Cotto (37-3, 30KOs) is focused on one thing - the December 1st title fight with WBA "regular" champion Austin Trout (25-0, 14KOs) at Madison Square Garden in New York City. To Cotto, a former champion in three weight divisions, it was very important to put himself in position to end the year as a world champion.

"For me the most important thing was to end the year with the hope of getting a new title and that's what I aspire to do. I have a huge motivation to get back in the ring to prove that I can go back to being a champion for the fifth time in my career," Cotto said.

"All I want is to be a world champion again. We're going to do it on December 1, and after that we will rest for a while and discuss what may be a new year full of positive things.

If everything goes as planned in December, one boxer who wants to fight Cotto is WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (50-2-2, 28KOs), who doesn't have a problem moving down to 154-pounds.

"Sergio Martinez is one of several possibilities before us. After Trout, we can discuss which [opportunity] is the most appropriate. If it's Sergio Martinez, I will surely have no problem facing him," Cotto said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by GRUSTLER on 10-13-2012

[QUOTE=mezoomozaa;12598524]I agree with every single word here < RESPECT > people are talking about boxing and P2P champs like we are 3 years ago Martinez will beat Cotto easy , in more competetive fight than Chavez Jr. of course I…

Comment by Basco on 10-12-2012

[QUOTE=PRBOXINGCOTTO;12591827]Cotto will beat trout then beat ginger then on the eve of the Puerto Rican day parade he can fight Martinez at MSG for a chance to be the first pr fighter to win 4 titles in 4 weight classes…

Comment by MurkaMan on 10-12-2012

[QUOTE=panicchaser;12592160]Wow! If you ain't already got kids, your kids will love you around bedtime, cause that was a 'GOOd STORY!!' So good i ain't even gon' bother boldin or highlightin sh1t. Figure I might as well put your whole damn…

Comment by mezoomozaa on 10-12-2012

[QUOTE=GRUSTLER;12592997]Listen man...... I respect Miguel Cotto. I mean I used to give him a lot of s#!t back in the days but he is a serious guy and I like how he carries himself as a person and definitely respect…

Comment by sdcluser on 10-12-2012

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;12591518]Miguel Cotto (37-3, 30KOs) is focused on one thing - the December 1st title fight with WBA "regular" champion Austin Trout (25-0, 14KOs) at Madison Square Garden in New York City. To Cotto, a former champion in three weight divisions,…

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