Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Team Cotto: We Proved Mayweather is Not Invincible!

By Jhonny Gonzalez

Pedro Diaz, the trainer of former three division world champion Miguel Cotto (37-3, 30KOs), is proud of his boxer's performance last Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Cotto lost his WBA 154-pound title when the official judges awarded a twelve round unanimous decision to Floyd Mayweather Jr. (43-0, 26KOs). 

Both Cotto and Diaz are furious with the wide scores by local Las Vegas judges. The official cards read 117-111, 117-111 and 118-110. In protest of the scores, Cotto denied HBO a post-fight interview and he no-showed the post-fight press conference.

"Miguel proved that he's a great champion and that he's not finished as many thought. He demonstrated that Mayweather is not invincible, but to win at [Mayweather's] home, you need to do so by knockout," Diaz told Carlos Gonzalez. "Miguel displayed that he's a great competitor, who does not tire as many thought and he can achieve many more victories."

Trainer Jose Bonilla, who worked the corner of Carlos Quintana in an earlier fight on the undercard, was shocked with the scores.

"A judge had the bout 118-110, giving only two rounds to Cotto. I honestly do not know what fight he was watching. I saw a closer fight," Bonilla said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mars Volta on 05-21-2012

[QUOTE=Puya;12154827]Weel said sir [COLOR="Lime"]GBP $$$ [/COLOR]kept the fight way distanced in the score cards and the commentators to avoid the Re-match Drama.[/QUOTE] yeah it was all a master plan for Cotto to lose by wide margin on the scorecards :rofl:

Comment by Puya on 05-21-2012

[QUOTE=Beater_of_ass;12153677]Cotto won 4-5 rounds, not 3 or 4. The reason people say it was a close fight was because Floyd won 4 rounds CLEARLY every other round was competitive and that is something you never see in a Floyd fight.…

Comment by NEETzsche on 05-21-2012

yeah, well done on winning three rounds, cotto. you sure knocked him down a peg or two.

Comment by Best in Boxing on 05-21-2012

[QUOTE=El Angel;12154125]I scored it 8 rounds to 4 for Mayweather, but I've been on the fence about 11 since I first watched the bout. I rewatched it and still give it to Mayweather, but Cotto could have gotten that round…

Comment by Best in Boxing on 05-21-2012

[QUOTE=jsfd26;12092510]We'll see what reactions/opinions are once they show the re-run on HBO next time.[/QUOTE] rewatched it..... still a wide victory for floyd

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (442)
Top Headlines Daniel Jacobs vs. Maciej Sulecki Finalized For April 28, HBO Eubank Sr. Admits: My Son Didn't Perform, Didn't Show His Level Video: Mikey Garcia Talks Lomachenko-Linares, Lipinets, More McGuigan: Groves' Shoulder is Massive Concern For Tournament DeGale To Eubank Jr: Now Go Crawl Back Under Your Rock! Photos: David Benavidez Hands a Pure Beating To Ronald Gavril Photos: Victor Ortiz, Devon Alexander Fight To Controversial Draw Photos: Danny Garcia Blasts Brandon Rios With a Monster Shot Thurman: Spence Can Beat Me? I Will Handle Him, Whoop His Ass! Photos: Groves Hands a Bloody Chris Eubank Jr. a Boxing Lesson Photos: Yordenis Ugas Stops Ray Robinson To Secure Spence Video: Brandon Rios Post-Fight Reaction To Knockout, More Video: Thurman, Porter Sit Down and Negotiate Rematch in Vegas Benavidez: I Was Told Gavril Suffered a Broken Jaw, Broken Nose Vincent Feigenbutz With Controversial TKO of Ryno Liebenberg Video: Angel Garcia Post-Fight Reaction To Rios Knockout, More Video: Danny Garcia Post-Fight Reaction To Rios Knockout, More Video: Keith Thurman, Shawn Porter- Confrontation in Las Vegas Photos: Danny Garcia, Shawn Porter - Face To Face, Trade Words Yordenis Ugas is Ready: I Want Errol Spence Next! Victor Ortiz Not Happy With Draw: I Did Enough To Win! Danny Garcia Drills a Very Game Brandon Rios in Ninth Danny Garcia vs. Brandon Rios - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard David Benavidez Beats Down Ronald Gavril, Wins Decision David Benavidez vs. Ronald Gavril II - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Yordenis Ugas Stops Ray Robinson in Seven, Secures Spence Shot Devon Alexander, Victor Ortiz Battle To a Majority Draw Benavidez Intends to ‘Destroy’ Gavril, Solidify Spot in Division Caleb Plant Easily Out-Boxes ‘Porky’ Medina, Remains Unbeaten Danny Garcia vs. Brandon Rios - CompuBox Historical Review Eubank Jr: Did I Underestimate George Groves? Maybe. Hamed Rips Eubank Jr: He Should Retire, Not at Level He Thinks He Is! George Groves vs. Chris Eubank - CompuBox Punch Stats Danny Garcia vs. Brandon Rios - LIVE Results From Las Vegas George Groves Decisions a Bloody Chris Eubank Jr. George Groves vs. Chris Eubank - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Alexander: My Power Surprises People; Ortiz Will Be No Different Ronald Gavril: I'm a Smarter, Stronger Fighter Than Benavidez Sauerland: I Want To See Best Fighting The Best Every Year! Tony Bellew Sides With Groves, Dave Coldwell Picks Eubank
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement