Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 5/2/12
Plus Felix Trinidad gives his thoughts on Cotto and how Cotto can defeat Mayweather Many great fighters have come from the boxing-rich island of Puerto Rico, one of those being WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Miguel Cotto, who hails from the city of Caguas and now carries the torch passed to him by the last great Puerto Rican pugilist, Felix "Tito" Trinidad. Cotto is nearing the biggest and most difficult fight of his career taking place this Saturday, May 5 against Floyd "Money" Mayweather at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. which will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®. Though he is the defending champion putting his 154-pound belt on the line, in many ways he is the challenger. That is simply because his opponent is Mayweather, undefeated at 42-0, a guaranteed first ballot Hall of Fame inductee and one of the greatest fighters of this era. Credit: Hogan Photos However, when boxers from Puerto Rico step into the ring, they don'...
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