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Roach: Cotto is Declining, Mayweather May Stop Him

By Michael Marley

According to Freddie Roach, trainer of WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, there won't be any surprises on May 5th at the MGM Grand - when Floyd Mayweather Jr. moves up to 154-pounds to challenge WBA champion Miguel Cotto, who Pacquiao stopped in the twelfth round in 2009.

In the opinion of Roach, Cotto has been declining since the beating he took at the hands of Antonio Margarito in July of 2008, when the Mexican stopped the Puerto Rican star in the eleventh round.

"The speed and the boxing ability will be a big difference," Roach said. "I think Cotto's been declining ever since Magarito beat him up so badly. He's really a bit on the downside at this point. I think Mayweather may even stop Miguel now."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by SoulByThePound on 10-06-2013

lol..........

Comment by LeadUppercut on 02-25-2012

[QUOTE=Check_hooks;11820464]Pac wanted Cotto at 147 in the rematch and for you dumbasses, that ain't a catchweight. And Cotto stops mayweather, you heard it hear first.[/QUOTE] Check_hooks, I bet you 60mil that Mayweather beats Cotto..... ..... just sig it, if you…

Comment by Reloaded on 02-25-2012

[QUOTE=JoeMan;11820764]If Floyd would just man up and really stand in a position where he wants to prove he's the best, he would have fought Pacquiao a long time ago. This Cotto debates wouldn't even be debated. Instead, he had to…

Comment by handwraps on 02-25-2012

Didnt roach just say in another article, that cotto would do good against mayweather, wtf

Comment by SPREAD on 02-25-2012

[QUOTE=PAC-BOY;11817168]Whats new. Floyd never fights any new fresh undefeated hungry lions of the sport...especially if its not in his advantage. Hes waiting on Manny now to show is age in the ring. Thats the reason Floydette doesnt fight as much...He…

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