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 Last update:  5/23/2011       Read more by Jhonny Gonzalez         
   
Steward Gives Approval On Cotto vs Chavez Battle
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By Jhonny Gonzalez

Trainer Emanuel Steward has given his seal of approval on a potential fight between Miguel Cotto and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Steward, who trains Cotto and helped him win the WBA's 154-pound belt, doesn't see any problem with his boxer facing the much bigger Chavez.

This coming Saturday in Los Angeles, Chavez will challenge undefeated Sebastian Zbik for the WBC middleweight title. Chavez has to win the fight so Cotto can challenge him for the fourth championship of his career. Steward would still like to see Cotto avenge a 2009 TKO loss to Manny Pacquiao. Cotto will attend Chavez's fight to watch the action from ringside.

"I have problem with Miguel fighting Chavez Jr. It's something me and Miguel will have to discuss. I can't speak on behalf of Miguel, but I would love [for him] get another shot at Manny Pacquiao. That would be a dream," Steward told Carlos Gonzalez.

Tags: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr , Miguel Cotto , Cotto-Chavez , Cotto vs Chavez



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comment by Hyper Knuckles, on 05-24-2011
[QUOTE=MoneyMayP4P]man im tired of cotto fighting bums in his last few fights, screw chavez jr who has he beat. I wanna see Cotto fight ortiz at 147, or Paul Williams, Alvarez or Angulo at 154[/QUOTE] username tells all.

comment by WarMaidana, on 05-23-2011
man im tired of cotto fighting bums in his last few fights, screw chavez jr who has he beat. I wanna see Cotto fight ortiz at 147, or Paul Williams, Alvarez or Angulo at 154

comment by Beater_of_ass, on 05-23-2011
[QUOTE=Paclan]o.k so when is cotto planning on fighting any elite fighters..... or is he just done trying to prove himself as a boxer? he's worse than floyd now.[/QUOTE] Are you retarded, like legitimately? Cotto was supposed to fight Margarito but they aren't going to let the guy fight with an...

comment by mushahadeen, on 05-23-2011
as a fan of cotto i don't really want 2 c JR. retire cotto just like he retired Duddy. :[

comment by ManOfVictory, on 05-23-2011
Fukn Ricans dont have a right to speak!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Fkn losers! Jotto is done just like all of the Puerto's "elite" boxers. Cant believe Puertos are talking sh.it after Salido, Segura, and grampa Arce embarrased their "boxers" in their back yard. Edit: Arce making daddy throw in th...

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