Difference between revisions of "Floyd Mayweather Jr vs. Miguel Cotto"

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[[File:Floyd Mayweather Jr vs. Miguel Cotto (poster).jpg|thumb|right|260px|Official Fight Poster]]
 
<fight>1652401</fight>
 
<fight>1652401</fight>
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*'''Aired On:''' [[HBO Pay-Per-View]]
 
*'''[[World Boxing Association]] Super World Light Middleweight Title''' (3rd defense by Cotto)
 
*'''[[World Boxing Association]] Super World Light Middleweight Title''' (3rd defense by Cotto)
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*'''[[WBC]] Diamond Light Middleweight Title''' (vacant)
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
 
*Floyd Mayweather Jr. 42-0 (26 KOs) vs. Miguel Cotto 37-2 (30 KOs)
 
*Floyd Mayweather Jr. 42-0 (26 KOs) vs. Miguel Cotto 37-2 (30 KOs)
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*Mayweather entered as the # 2 pound-for-pound fighter in the world and the # 2 welterweight according to [[The Ring Magazine]]. Cotto, a 4.5/1 betting underdog, was ranked as the # 1 junior middleweight by the same publication. [http://ringtv.craveonline.com/ratings/jr-middleweight] [http://msn.foxsports.com/boxing/odds/moneyline]
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* For Mayweather, it was only the second time in his professional career he had fought at the 154 pound limit. In his [[Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr.|previous bout at 154]], which was five years to the day earlier, he earned a split-decision over [[Oscar De La Hoya]] for the [[WBC]] Light Middleweight Title. it was Cotto's fourth fight at 154 lbs.
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* The purse for the bout was split 65/35 in favor of Mayweather. [http://www.boxingnews24.com/2012/02/cotto-sees-himself-hauling-in-30-million-for-the-mayweather-bout/]

Revision as of 19:35, 3 May 2012

Official Fight Poster

2012-05-05 : Floyd Mayweather Jr 151 lbs beat Miguel Cotto 154 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

Notes

  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. 42-0 (26 KOs) vs. Miguel Cotto 37-2 (30 KOs)
  • Mayweather entered as the # 2 pound-for-pound fighter in the world and the # 2 welterweight according to The Ring Magazine. Cotto, a 4.5/1 betting underdog, was ranked as the # 1 junior middleweight by the same publication. [1] [2]
  • For Mayweather, it was only the second time in his professional career he had fought at the 154 pound limit. In his previous bout at 154, which was five years to the day earlier, he earned a split-decision over Oscar De La Hoya for the WBC Light Middleweight Title. it was Cotto's fourth fight at 154 lbs.
  • The purse for the bout was split 65/35 in favor of Mayweather. [3]