Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Cotto Tabs 155 as Weight For Canelo, Open To Location

By Bill "Two Scoops" Emes

WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) has no problem with facing Mexican star Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (45-1-1, 32KOs) at a catch-weight of 155-pounds.

For Saturday's fight with Daniel Geale, Cotto weighed 153.6-pounds - which is under the junior middleweight limit of 154. Cotto dominated the action and stopped Geale in four rounds at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Canelo has fought his last three bouts at 155-pounds.

"If he's been fighting at 155 for his last three fights. I've been fighting at 159 [as the contract weight] for [Sergio] Martinez [and] my weight [for that fight] was 155. I was fighting at 157 for Daniel Geale and my weight was 153.6. We can make it at 155 [for Canelo], no problem," Cotto said.

Regarding the location, Cotto's second home is on the East Coast - preferably New York - where his Puerto Rican fan base is extremely strong. Canelo's Mexican fan base is very strong on the West Coast - preferable in Los Angeles and Las Vegas.

Cotto has no problem with exploring the options regarding the location.

"No matter where the fight happens, I'll be ready for him," Cotto said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by icha on 06-08-2015

[QUOTE=handwraps;15771746]Ummm that's actually Canelos new weight class that he created. But let the hate begin.[/QUOTE] no one should have a problem with this, since he isnt draining canelo, 154 or 155 canelo should be ok, if not he better start…

Comment by handwraps on 06-08-2015

Ummm that's actually Canelos new weight class that he created. But let the hate begin.

Comment by gmc_rfc_06 on 06-08-2015

[QUOTE=Da Boxer;15770736]Cotto showing his uranium balz by offering to come down to "Canelo weight" where he campaigns and being open to venue! #WarCotto will be wrecking Canelo come this fall! Ill be there to witness this historic as$ beating that…

Comment by aboutfkntime on 06-08-2015

[QUOTE=mathed;15770146]What MW title holder holds 160 fighters to CW's at less than 160 and then brags about not being a MW fighter? GTFO with the excuses..if you ain't a MW fighter then drop the damn belt and quit your damn…

Comment by Fetta on 06-08-2015

San Jose Shark Tank!!! Best place it can be

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (117)
Top Headlines Claressa Shields: Anybody Who Thinks Broner Won is Crazy! Video: Shawn Porter Reacts To Pacquiao Defeating Broner Video: Buboy Reacts To Pacquiao Defeating Adrien Broner Video: Mayweather Sr. Throws Shade at Adrien Broner For Loss Pacquiao: We Can't Blame Broner For Thinking He Won Fight Former Champ Gamache Assaulted on Street By Mystery Man Video: Roy Jones Jr. Reacts To Pacquiao Defeating Broner Video: Devin Haney Reacts To Pacquiao Defeating Broner Video: Daniel Jacobs Discusses Canelo Alvarez Fight WBO To Review Saunders Suspension, Could Be in Line For Andrade Video: Adrien Broner Explains Why He Beat Manny Pacquiao Video: Mikey Garcia Reacts To Pacquio's Win Over Broner Video: Pacquiao Reacts To Win Over Broner, Wanting Mayweather Gervonta Davis Embraces Challenge of Fight in Mares' Backyard Ellerbe: Mayweather’s Retired; 'No Interest' In Pacquiao Rematch Wilder-Fury Rematch Could Land on April 27 or May, Says Warren Kell Book Looks at Jeff Horn, Jessie Vargas, Smith as Options Marcus Browne Dares Teddy Atlas: Bring Me Oleksandr Gvozdyk! Pacquiao Open To Rematch, Mayweather Remains Noncommital Photos: Manny Pacquiao Dominates Broner - MONSTER Gallery Photos: Marcus Browne Decisions a Bloody Badou Jack Photos: Nordine Oubaali Beats Rau'shee Warren, Wins WBC Belt Manny Pacquiao vs. Adrien Broner - CompuBox Punch Stats Pacquiao: I Proved it Again - The Pacquiao Journey Will Continue Broner: Everybody Knows I Beat Pacquiao; I Controlled Fight! Manny Pacquiao Rocks, Dominates Adrien Broner For Decision Manny Pacquiao vs. Adrien Broner - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Marcus Browne Beats Bloody Badou Jack in WBC Eliminator Badou Jack vs. Marcus Browne - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Nordine Oubaali Decisions Rau'shee Warren, Wins WBC Title Hugo Ruiz Drops, Decisions Alberto Guevara To Win Kambosos, Pacquiao Sparring Partner, Easily Out-Boxes Perez Badou Jack: Marcus Browne Definitely Lost To 'Hot Rod' Kalajdzic Pacquiao vs. Broner - LIVE Results From Las Vegas Broner Coach: If Manny is Aggressive, He'll Get KO'd The F*** Out Thorslund Retains: Sanchez KO's Ceylan, Khattab Wins Pacquiao vs. Broner - CompuBox Historical Review Ellerbe: This is must win fight for both Pacquiao and Broner Manny Pacquiao-Adrien Broner: Stats & Stakes Mike Lee Eyes Jack-Browne Winner; Shot At Beterbiev's Title
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement