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Cotto's Trainer: We Want Canelo-Golovkin Winner in December!

Miguel Cotto (41-5, 33 KOs), the only four-division world champion in Puerto Rico's rich boxing history, earned his sixth world title with a unanimous decision victory against the Japanese slugger Yoshihiro "El Maestrito" Kamegai (27-4-2, 24 KOs) for the vacant WBO Junior Middleweight World Title in front of a sold-out crowd of 7,689 boxing fans at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. The judges scored the bout 119-109, 118-110, and 120-108 in favor of Cotto.
 
"I tried to do my best, and I think I did that tonight," said Miguel Cotto. "I am happy with my performance. Kamegai is a tough fighter and opponent. It was during round five or six that I knew he was going to make it to the 12 rounds. Come December 31, I will retire. I've done it all. I'm 36 going on 37, and I think I've come to the end of my career. I will fight once more in December. I'll let Freddie [Roach] tell you who I want."
 
"We want the winner of Canelo-GGG," said Freddie Roach, trainer to Miguel Cotto.

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"I felt so much frustration not being able to land any of my punches," said Yoshihiro Kamegai. "I could not catch him at all. I couldn't catch him at all. He is such a talented legend, and I am so glad I got the opportunity to fight him."
 
Rey Vargas (30-0, 22 KOS) of Mexico City successfully defended his WBC Super Bantamweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision victory against Santa Ana, Calif.'s Ronny Rios (28-2, 13 KOs). Vargas, the student of the Hall of Fame trainer Ignacio "Nacho" Beristain fought intelligently at a distance during the entire fight, while Rios tried to close that distance with hooks to the body. Though the fight was very competitive, Vargas won with scores of 118-110, 118-110 and 115-113.
 
"We came here to take the belt back home, even if that means that we didn't get the knockout," said Rey Vargas. "Rios was definitely an intelligent and skillful fighter. He got me with some head shots that threw me off, and he was of an elite level when it came to his boxing. We definitely need to go back and refine our style."
 
"I wasn't expecting for him to move so much," said Ronny Rios. "He was running more than I was expecting for him to. We put up a good fight, and my team and I will have to go back to the drawing board."

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Comment by yankees7448 on 08-28-2017

[QUOTE=-Antonio-;17992499]Roach is gonna have GGG come down to 157 if he wins.[/QUOTE] He'd have no leverage over GGG to get that kind of demand to be plausible.

Comment by Chuckguy on 08-28-2017

[QUOTE=Reloaded;17992162]Yeah agree, I think either would take it too.[/QUOTE] It would be the biggest pay day out there for all 3 so it makes financial sense

Comment by -Antonio- on 08-28-2017

Roach is gonna have GGG come down to 157 if he wins.

Comment by Mammoth on 08-28-2017

[QUOTE=mfJow;17992259]Nobody cares about that fight. But everyone who is a fan of Cotto would pay to see his last fight against a great fighter in his prime.[/QUOTE] Like who?????

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