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View Poll Results: Who should Cotto fight next
Golovkin 2 33.33%
Mayweather 0 0%
Canelo 4 66.67%
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Old 06-07-2014, 10:23 PM
 
Location: Howard County, MD
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Assuming Golovkin wins his next fight, could these two square off?
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Old 06-07-2014, 10:32 PM
 
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Impressive performance by Miguel winning (which I predicted Cotto would win ). He came out on fire in the first round and did damage to Sergio with those left hooks. Martinez was valiant but honestly he really didn't even have many moments in the fight. He needs to seriously consider hanging the gloves up.

As for Cotto, especially with Oscar in control of Golden Boy, I wouldn't be surprised to see him challenge Canelo assuming that he gets by Lara.
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Old 06-08-2014, 11:34 AM
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In my heart, I wanted Cotto to win. In my mind, I could not logically come to that conclusion. However, this is the best I've seen Cotto look in years. Thanks to Freddy Roach, Cotto is a regenerated and agile Boxer with a vast skill set.

I take nothing from Maravilla Martinez and have been a fan of his for years. Sadly, at 39 and given all his surgeries, it may be time for him to close this chapter of his life. He's had a tough uphill career and has nothing to be ashamed of. He's a model human being. He's an example which many would benefit from by emulating. I wish him many years of life, health, and the absolute best.
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Old 06-08-2014, 02:20 PM
 
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How does one get bad knees from boxing? Did he just exercised too much? Age? Genetics?

I think he would have won if he had good knees. But hey, he took the fight saying there was nothing wrong with him. He signed the contract. Cotto did what he had to do. I want to see Cotto vs Golovkin or vs the winner of Canelo vs Lara
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Old 06-08-2014, 07:23 PM
 
Location: San Francisco, CA
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I was picking Sergio Martinez. Of course, this was on paper an extremely evenly matched fight.

Cotto won in a huge way though and I think suprised pretty much everyone in the way he absolutely dominated Marvilla. Martinez's promoter just released a statement that Martinez's knees and hand are completely okay. The only injuries he sustained during the fight was a broken nose. He just got stunned bad by Cotto in Rd 1 and kept going the rest of the way only on heart.

Assuming Canelo get's by Lara(which I believe he will), I think the stars have finally aligned for a Canelo/Cotto blockbuster. Congratulations to Cotto, the lineal middleweight champion of the world. I hope he gives Golovkin the shot he's earned at some point.
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Old 06-08-2014, 07:26 PM
 
Location: San Francisco, CA
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Oh, and I think Cotto/Mayweather II at 160 would do HUGE money. At this point in Mayweather's career and seeing how he faired against Maidana, I don't think Floyd would be 100% guaranteed to win this match either.
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Old 06-08-2014, 07:57 PM
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Oh, and I think Cotto/Mayweather II at 160 would do HUGE money. At this point in Mayweather's career and seeing how he faired against Maidana, I don't think Floyd would be 100% guaranteed to win this match either.
Floyd Mayweather is currently the Best P4P fighter (BP4P). He could also well be one of the most boring BP4P fighters given his steady stream of unanimous decision victories.

A BP4P fighter should, at the very least, be a bit more explosive from time to time. Of his last 10 fights, 8 have gone the distance. It's like watching the same movie over and over again; a movie I no longer care to watch or pay for regardless of the opponent given that the result is always the same. That may be good for FM's record and wallet. But it ain't that good for the fan who pays to watch a little controlled brutality from time to time. Just a thought.

Now that I got that off my chest, I would not mind seeing Cotto vs Bradley.
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Old 06-08-2014, 08:17 PM
 
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Now that I got that off my chest, I would not mind seeing Cotto vs Bradley.
That would be a good match up. But more than Cotto vs. Canelo???
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Old 06-09-2014, 06:30 PM
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That would be a good match up. But more than Cotto vs. Canelo???
In my opinion [only] Bradley would seem a better gamble for Cotto. Why? Because Freddie Roach has the experience of two fights against Bradley whom is closer to Cotto's age and height than is 23 year old 5'9" Canelo Alvarez.
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Old 06-09-2014, 08:50 PM
 
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Should Canelo stay at 154 and fight Cotto for a non title fight? Or should he move up to 160 to try to take the middleweight title away from Cotto?
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