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Mosley Warning: Mayweather Better Take Cotto Seriously

By Rick Reeno

"Sugar" Shane Mosley has been in the ring with both Floyd Mayweather Jr. (42-0, 26KOs) and Miguel Cotto (37-2, 30KOs). In November of 2007, Mosley lost a close twelve round unanimous decision to Cotto. And in May of 2010, Mosley appeared to be on the verge of shocking the world when he rocked Mayweather's knees in the second round, but Floyd recovered well and dominated his way to a lopsided twelve round decision win.

On May 5th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Mayweather moves up to 154-pounds to challenge Cotto for the WBA's junior middleweight title.

Mosley loves the match. In terms of the winner - he favors Mayweather - but he highly advises Floyd to approach this fight with the most serious of intentions. 

"Cotto is no slouch as well. Cotto can fight as well, and Mayweather better take him very seriously. It's a great fight. Floyd has the better boxing skills, but Cotto is no slouch. If you take Cotto for granted, then something else can happen and he could be the victor of that fight. I think that matchup is a great matchup. I think it’s a great fight," Mosley said to BoxingScene.com.

Mosley will appear on the Mayweather-Cotto pay-per-view, as he returns to 154-pounds to challenge undefeated WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Brother Jay on 02-20-2012

[QUOTE=freedom213;11794182]Man you wasted all those words to communicate that you are an idiot. I figured it out after your first sentence about Roach barely being able to work the mitts. How many champs does Roach have and how many trainer…

Comment by D4thincarnation on 02-20-2012

[QUOTE=Frank Ducketts;11792328]Floyd doesn't get knocked out by the Torrecampos and Singsurats of the world.[/QUOTE] Yeah around that time he was getting outpointed by Augie Sanchez.

Comment by D4thincarnation on 02-20-2012

[QUOTE=GRUSTLER;11797314]Doesn't matter because Roger has the better skilled fighter. Your beef with Mayweather seems to be a personal one. I don't like Mayweather personality either but can't deny him as a fighter/boxer.[/QUOTE] The guy was question Roach as a coach,…

Comment by GRUSTLER on 02-18-2012

[QUOTE=D4thincarnation;11787251]Freddie Roach: 5 time boxing trainer of the year Has trained 27 World champions Leaned under the tutelage of the great Eddie Futch Works the mitts up to 70 rounds a day Trained two time world champion and ATG female…

Comment by freedom213 on 02-18-2012

[QUOTE=Brother Jay;11786295]Roach can barely fcuking do mitts. Are you kidding? Pacquiao isn't getting any real workout from Roach, I can tell you that. Let me put it another way: If Roach was a good a coach as some think he…

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