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Team Cotto: No Talks Yet Regarding Next Opponent

By Miguel Rivera

WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32KOs) has yet to begin any discussions regarding his next opponent, according to the boxer's legal adviser Gabriel Peñagarícano.

Cotto captured the WBC title in June with a ten round TKO of division ruler Sergio Martinez. Several names have been mentioned in the press for Cotto's next fight. Cotto's first defense of the middleweight title is tentative for the first or second week of December.

The biggest possible option for Cotto is Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (44-1-1, 32KOs). Canelo is targeting a return in November. Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum, who works with Cotto, says a fight with Canelo is better suited for Cinco De Mayo weekend in May.

"We have not yet begun to even discuss options for next fight," said Peñagarícano to Carlos Narvaez. "Canelo could be in the equation, but as we have said, we have not discussed anything yet."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by bigjavi973 on 07-22-2014

[QUOTE=Mr.Fantastic;14784379]Yea cause he totally got major major numbers against Martinez huh?[/QUOTE] You still mad that cotto whooped martinez ass? hahahahaha NUMBER ONE COTTO HATER HERE^^^^^^^

Comment by bigjavi973 on 07-22-2014

[QUOTE=chavmex;14784342]Asi como cuando Margarito les despedazo a los dos campeoncitos cara de changuitos en menos de 6 meses al comer yoyito negrito al vencer a Chintroncito y a incadito de caguas alias cotto??????[/QUOTE] De que carajo tu hablas mamabicho

Comment by bigjavi973 on 07-22-2014

[QUOTE=texasboi15;14784322]When Cotto first reached out to Roach he told Freddie he only had 2 maybe 3 fights left in him and asked could he help him. Damn I love this game![/QUOTE] Word. The only one I see cotto fighting is…

Comment by mex602 on 07-22-2014

[QUOTE=MisanthropicNY;14784810]It won't be Canelo...Oscar isn't on drugs anymore I've heard..so he won't be dumb enough to risk Canelo's future... Well, we know the next opponent won't be Mayweather either because Cotto wears MX gloves... not to mention, Cotto looks like…

Comment by Mr. Punch-Out!! on 07-22-2014

[QUOTE=MisanthropicNY;14784810]It won't be Canelo...Oscar isn't on drugs anymore I've heard..so he won't be dumb enough to risk Canelo's future... Well, we know the next opponent won't be Mayweather either because Cotto wears MX gloves... not to mention, Cotto looks like…

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