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Calderon: Canelo Will Be a Hard Fight For Miguel Cotto

By Victor Salazar

Miguel Cotto’s future path in boxing will likely lead him to Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in the fall. Should he win that fight, there could be a future showdown with Gennady Golovkin. Former champion Ivan Calderon of Puerto Rico says Cotto showed that he is still the same fighter from several years ago, and with trainer Freddie Roach he will be competitive with anyone.

“They’re going to be good fights and hard fights for Miguel Cotto,” Calderon told BoxingScene.com. “The fight with Geale showed he still got it and he still can box. It showed that he has discipline and he didn’t get all crazy like he’s done in the past.”

With the Canelo fight Calderon feels it’s going to be a tough fight for his countryman but still likes his chances.

“It’s going to be a hard fight because Canelo is a good young strong 154,” Calderon said. “So it’s not going to be easy. I don’t know if he’s going to take it. I don’t want them to wait 5 year like Pacquiao and Mayweather but it’s going to be a hard fight for our fighter. But I like Cotto’s chances.”

In terms of a possible Cotto-Golovkin fight. He feels if Cotto can box, he can make things difficult for GGG.

“With Golovkin I always said Miguel’s not a middleweight. It’s still going to be a good fight. If Cotto boxes, I say he puts up a good challenge. If he goes toe to toe I say Golovkin knocks him out.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by alexander28 on 06-18-2015

Angel Cotto by TKO in the 6th.

Comment by Motofan on 06-18-2015

[QUOTE=Da Boxer;15797732]Cotto by KO/TKO

Comment by Da Boxer on 06-18-2015

[QUOTE=PeasantCrusha;15796432]Cotto via late TKO. "But Nelo was not himself doe..."[/QUOTE] Cotto by KO/TKO

Comment by POOPGOSPLAT on 06-18-2015

[QUOTE=reneg_2;15796452]Canelo by stoppage. Respect to both fighters for being gentlemen.[/QUOTE] Don't congratulate them yet. Fight hasn't even been signed genius.

Comment by Toltec77 on 06-18-2015

[QUOTE=Rikanlynx86;15795837]Usually only in Internet forums do you here stupid biased predictions and statements. Real honest boxing heads keep it 100.and down the middle. I personally thi k it's 50/50 only because Cotto has been looking great recently. It's a tough…

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