Fight Pick & Preview - Cotto vs. Rodriguez:
On Saturday, October 5, Puerto Rican legend Miguel Cotto returns to the ring after a 10 month absence to face veteran Delvin Rodriguez. Cotto will be days away from his 33rd birthday when he faces Rodriguez and the inevitable question is what does the future Hall of Famer have left in the tank? Rodriguez is a good enough fighter to provide answers.
Date: Saturday, October 5, 2013
Site: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida
Weight Class: Junior Middleweights: 12 Rounds
Miguel Cotto, 37-4 (30 KOs), Caguas, Puerto Rico
Delvin Rodriguez, 28-6-3 (16 KOs), Danbury, Connecticut
Credit: Top Rank
Cotto lost his last fight--a decision to Austin Trout, who then went on to lose to Canelo Alvarez. It was a disappointing performance for Cotto in front of his fans at MSG, but maybe Trout’s style had something to do with that. In addition, the judges seemed harsh on Cotto, with one judge even making it a 119-109 fight. It may have been a little clo...