Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Cotto's Bio: Pacquiao's Next Fight to Watch For

Boxing aficionados, round by round coverage 14th of November, Saturday, beginning 9pm. Manny Pacquiao vs. Miguel Cotto Welterweight Championshiop is on. November 14, both boxers have agreed to terms and conditions for a mega fight on that date at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in L.A.

Their status:
Cotto (34-1, 27 KO)
Pacquiao (49-3-2, 37 KO)

Cotto's Biography
Name : Miguel Cotto
Date of Birth :October 29, 1980
Place of Birth :Caguas, Puerto Rico
Height : 5 8''
Nationality :Puerto Rican (American)
Profession :Boxer
Record :23-0, 19 KOs

His titles:
"Puerto Rico Fighter of the Year 2004"
WBO Jr. Welterweight World title holder
One of the elite junior welterweights in the world.
"Cotto is one of the games rare talents"
WBO jr. welterweight world champion, two successful defenses
Puerto Rico Fighter of the Year 2004
Former WBC International super lightweight champion, five successful defenses
2000 Olympian representing Puerto Rico, 139 pounds
1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 Puerto Rican National amateur champion, 132 pounds

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 23 fights 117 total rounds 17 world championship rounds
AVERAGE LENGTH OF BOUTS: 5 rounds
KNOCKOUT PERCENTAGE: 82 %
DISTANCE FIGHTS: 12 rounds - 1 (1-0) 11 rounds 1 (1-0) 10 rounds 1 (1-0)

My next post would be on Pacquiao, so stay tuned to that.

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