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Roach: Cotto Said He Would've KO'd Mayweather With Me!
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By Miguel Rivera

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach is confident his boxer, WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32KOs), will score a knockout victory over Floyd Mayweather Jr. (46-0, 26KOs) in a rematch. In a junior middleweight fight, Mayweather won a twelve round unanimous decision over Cotto in 2012.

Cotto, now a four division champion, feels like a new fighter since retaining the training services of Roach, who also believes the Puerto Rican star is a force to be reckoned with.

Roach is hoping that Mayweather, who reportedly returns on September 13, will face Cotto in a rematch in the near future. The veteran trainer is sure the "pound-for-pound" king will fall before the twelve round limit.

"Miguel told me 'Freddie if you would have trained me for the Mayweather fight, I would have knocked him out.' He has a lot of confidence in me. And if that fight happens again, we will knock him out," Roach told Vangard Deportes.

Tags: Floyd Mayweather Jr. , Miguel Cotto , Freddie Roach

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comment by Curtiz, on 06-16-2014
The things that i saw messing up mayweathers face were the dirty tactics he used, at the end of his jab he's rub mayweathers face with the corners of his gloves. Great tactics but he wasn't landing all these clean blows like you'd have us believe.

comment by Da Boxer, on 06-16-2014
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comment by Da Boxer, on 06-16-2014
[QUOTE=Rip Chudd]That fool contradicts himself all the time. In the build up to the maidana fight someone asked him his toughest fight and he said Emmanuel Burton was. You can't believe crap this dude says[/QUOTE] FMJr. stated after the Miguel fight that Cotto was his most difficult. Yet, R...

comment by Da Boxer, on 06-16-2014
[QUOTE=Brassangel]99% of the people on these board didn't feel that way prior to the Martinez fight. Most felt Cotto didn't have a chance. Don't pretend you're smart in hindsight. I doubt he'd knock Floyd out, as Floyd is more resilient than people assume. He has a good chin and a quick re...

comment by heavyhands702, on 06-16-2014
[QUOTE=nacho daddy]mayfeather cant box 12 on his toes anymore being he would have done it against maidana in a fight he lost 8to4[/QUOTE]Yeah you keep telling yourself that.:smashfrea

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