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On Saturday, May 5, WBA super welterweight champion Miguel Cotto will take on pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather in what could be a career-defining fight for the Puerto Rican star. Cotto, who hails from the city of Caguas, now carries the torch passed to him by the last great Puerto Rican pugilist, Felix "Tito" Trinidad. Several years ago, many envisioned that Cotto would be in Mayweather's shoes, perhaps even surpassing Trinidad on the long list of great Boricua champions.  He had successfully risen through the professional ranks, had bagged wins over Zab Judah and Shane Mosley, and had been on most experts' top ten pound-for-pound lists. Then he encountered the gloves -- perhaps plaster-loaded -- of Antonio Margarito. Cotto's loss to Margarito derailed his career, crushed his confidence, and put a beating on his body that required a few years of recovery time.  During those years, Cotto suffered another brutal loss to Manny Pacquiao, but also...
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