Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 5/7/12
Boxing is raving over the fireworks produced by Saturday's Floyd Mayweather vs. Miguel Cotto bout. While some observers expected Cotto to give Mayweather a difficult challenge (including yours truly), not many expected Junito to give Pretty Boy such a competitive run for his fabled money. Any lingering doubts about the post-Margacheato prowess of Miguel Cotto should now be well and truly banished. Credit: Will Hart - HBO However, there is one problem. Not everyone saw the fight that the rest of the world saw. Our esteemed Proboxing-fans editor, Jake Emen, saw that hotly contested fight and scored it as 115-113. Even Floyd Mayweather saw the fight as possibly a close one, since he came out and closed the show in the 12th like a man who just might lose, and afterward he praised Cotto as "a helluva champion" and "the toughest guy I ever fought" (praise indeed considering what Jose Luis Castillo accomplished against Mayweather 10 years ago). Even most of the press saw the fight
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