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Roach: With Me in The Corner, Cotto Would've Beat Floyd

By Miguel Rivera

Trainer Freddie Roach says Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31KOs) is ready to face, and beat, Floyd Mayweather Jr. (45-0, 26KOs) in a rematch. Last May, Mayweather fought off a tought effort from Cotto to win a twelve round unanimous decision. Cotto then lost a twelve round decision to Austin Trout last December. But last Saturday night in Orlando, Cotto return with Roach in his corner and blasted out Delvin Rodriguez in three rounds.

"Miguel is ready to go against Mayweather. He's in the best shape of his career. He returned to the style that he needed to go back to. And as Miguel said last week, if I had been in his corner for the first fight against Mayweather - he would have won," Roach told Javier Maymi.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Reloaded on 10-08-2013

[QUOTE=BROOKLYN CESAR;13821120]Freddy is crazy!! I thought cotto would be in with a good chance of beating floyd but after watching the fight and seeing floyd fight exactly how cotto needed him to fight has made my mind up that floyd…

Comment by SkillspayBills on 10-08-2013

Cotto fought HARD and fought his heart out every round and still only won 3 rounds smh. Hopefully it can be for the MW championship of the world.

Comment by BROOKLYN CESAR on 10-08-2013

Freddy is crazy!! I thought cotto would be in with a good chance of beating floyd but after watching the fight and seeing floyd fight exactly how cotto needed him to fight has made my mind up that floyd wins…

Comment by Wyvceo on 10-08-2013

[QUOTE=Joe Edwards;13820635]I doubt it...[/QUOTE] Roach must be smoking a roach he beats him worst...people was praising him after win with Diaz then all OG a sudden after a fee fights his hype died out

Comment by Joe Edwards on 10-08-2013

[QUOTE=Zano-24;13820620]I smell a rematch coming...[/QUOTE] I doubt it...

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