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Tim Bradley Would Entertain Miguel Cotto Clash at 154

By Rick Reeno

WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (29-0, 12KOs) has advised BoxingScene.com that he is certainly open to the idea of fighting former three division world champion Miguel Cotto (37-3, 30KOs).

Bradley is hoping to fight Manny Pacquiao in a rematch on November 10th. If Pacquiao decides to move in another direction, then Bradley will pursue a fight with WBC champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. If Bradley is unable to secure either fight, then he will accept the biggest opportunity possible.

"I want to fight the best out there. [Danny] Garcia is looking really good right now, so that's a potential fight. Lamont [Peterson] is coming back. There are a lot of big fights out there. That's the reason I chose to move up to 147, because there are a lot of great fighters there," Bradley told BoxingScene.com

"There is the possibility of a Cotto fight....you never know. I like Cotto a lot. He's a good fighter. I ran into him a couple of times. He's very respectful. I respect him and he respects me. There are a lot of great fights out there. I just want to fight the best. No more tuneups, no more Casamayors....[only] the best."

Fresh from a tough decision loss to Mayweather, the Puerto Rican star is looking to return in December.

Earlier in the year, there were discussions for a rematch between Cotto and Pacquiao, but the two fighters were unable to agree on the weight. Pacquiao refused to face Cotto at the junior middleweight limit. Bradley, however, has no problem with fighting Cotto at 154.

"Oh yeah, oh yeah [I would fight him at 154]. A lot of people don't realize that in the amateurs I fought at 152-pounds and fought guys coming down from 185, 190-pounds to make 152-pounds. I fought against big guys. I was in the ring against one of the best fighters, pound-for-pound in the game, Manny Pacquiao. With two injured feet, the guy couldn't take me out. I grinded it out. He fought well, I fought back and did enough to get the win. The sky is the limit for me. I definitely think I'm one of the best, top three pound-for-pound in the game," Bradley said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BoxingGenius27 on 08-27-2012

It's too much weight for Tim. He'd get stopped. Tim is best off at 140.

Comment by littlemac on 08-27-2012

Dang, Bradley who is smaller then Pac, willing to fight Cotto like a real champion!! Bradley thinking of showing Manny how its done at 154 also.

Comment by jray100k on 08-27-2012

Mayweather doesn't need Bradley..in my opinion, Berto should go after Bradley.

Comment by 915angel on 07-20-2012

[QUOTE=Reloaded;12357206]I actually think its not just Arum I think Manny dont want Floyd either , where Tim would jump at the fight if he could get it , I dont know but just got a feeling its a possible fight…

Comment by Reloaded on 07-20-2012

[QUOTE=hougigo;12357074]I would... I think Arum finds a way to keep him.... Unless Mayweather can find a way to get Timmy out of Bob's hands before Dec.... I don't see a fight materializing.[/QUOTE] I actually think its not just Arum I…

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