Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 4/23/12
How Miguel Cotto can Defeat Floyd Mayweather “There’s no blueprint on how to beat me.” -Floyd Mayweather, Jr., on March 27, 2012 Developing a strategy for facing an undefeated fighter is both a blessing and curse.  On the downside, footage does not exist over which to pour over and pick apart, looking frame by frame to find where he has stumbled in the past.  A writer’s job is made infinitely easier when actual analysis is possible.  When you cover a guy who has yet to lose in his professional career—save for a round here or there—a great deal of supposition and hypothetical prognostication is required.  On the upside, tens of thousands of dollars of legal training has provided me with the ability to do just that. Love or hate the man, Floyd Mayweather Jr. enters his May 5th bout with Miguel Cotto as the easy-money favorite to prevail and keep his oh-so-important blemish free record intact.  Yet, when I sit back and think about it, it’s hard to recall a time where an underdog, with seemingly
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Report: Tom Brady jammed throwing hand during Wednesday practice

Jalen Rose tells Paul Pierce he is ‘petty’ for denying Thomas tribute

Spurs announce Kawhi Leonard is out indefinitely

WWE's Roman Reigns, famous actors implicated in steroids ring

Report: SEC will not stop Alabama from hiring Hugh Freeze

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Austin Rivers cleared air with Ariza, has yet to with Chris Paul

Mike Tomlin confirms Todd Haley out as OC

Bortles grateful for teammates' support amid heavy criticism

Report: Red Sox have offered Martinez five years, $100M

Pirates fan starts petition requesting MLB to force owner to sell team

Report: Big Ben ‘massively frustrated’ with Tomlin

The 'Fumble and The Miss' quiz

NFL Championship Weekend Predictions: History will be made in the NFC

Johnny Gaudreau, Flames hope layoff won't cool them down

NFL Referee Hotline Bling: The Saints miss an important long-distance call

Ranking baseball's GMs entering the 2018 season

Case Keenum deserves better than the also-ran description

Greatest NFL Conference Championship moments ever

College basketball’s most underrated stars

Best performances in the history of NFL Conference Championship games

The 'All Jolly Rogers at half-mast' quiz

Eight gutsy NBA trade deadline deals that would turn the tide

Best players to debut on the 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

Boxing News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Yardbarker Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Ranking baseball's GMs entering the 2018 season

NFL Referee Hotline Bling: The Saints miss an important long-distance call

Johnny Gaudreau, Flames hope layoff won't cool them down

The 'Fumble and The Miss' quiz

NFL Championship Weekend Predictions: History will be made in the NFC

Greatest NFL Conference Championship moments ever

The 'All Jolly Rogers at half-mast' quiz

Best players to debut on the 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

Case Keenum deserves better than the also-ran description

The 'It's a walk-off!' quiz

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker