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
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