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Bob Arum: I Want To Do Cotto vs. Chavez Clash in MSG

By Miguel Rivera

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum already has another huge fight in mind for 2012. On Saturday night at New York's Madison Square Garden, WBA junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (36-2, 29 KOs) retained his title with a tenth round technical knockout over Antonio Margarito (38-7, 27 KOs). At the start of the tenth round, the ringside doctors stopped the contest after concluding that Margarito's right eye was swollen shut and too severly damaged to allow him to continue.

What's next for Miguel Cotto? Arum wants to match him in a big money catch-weight bout with undefeated WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (44-0-1, 31KOs).

"The fight I want to do with Miguel, is right here [in Madison Square Garden] with Chavez," Arum said. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Weebler I on 12-04-2011

[QUOTE=LAPete;11515498]Man, these promotors have no souls i swear.[/QUOTE] They're businessman to the core, they're not boxing fans. Fighters are commodities, a means to profit. The human element doesn't come into it.

Comment by DoktorSleepless on 12-04-2011

Cotto will lose interest when Chavez Jr is stripped of his belt. (hopefully)

Comment by ksan on 12-04-2011

[QUOTE=PRking718;11517014]You both kiddin me. Cotto first is not moving up that high so Jr would have to come down. And Cotto boxes rings around his ass.[/QUOTE] It will be at 158, even 157 will be good Chavez will be bring…

Comment by PRking718 on 12-04-2011

[QUOTE=ksan;11516916]It will not go to the cards That 1-2 that Chavez used vs Manfredo will do the job[/QUOTE] You both kiddin me. Cotto first is not moving up that high so Jr would have to come down. And Cotto boxes…

Comment by ksan on 12-04-2011

[QUOTE=isaacjuarez;11516425]Arum just such as scumbag... Cotto will not do well in this fight. Jr. way too big for him... Put Jr. against Martinez, that is a fight.[/QUOTE] Martinez vs Chavez is not a fight Cotto vs Chavez is a fight…

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