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'''Trainers:''' [[Evangelista Cotto]] (2001-09), [[Joe Santiago]] (2009), [[Emanuel Steward]] (2010-11), [[Pedro Luis Diaz]] (2011-current)<br>
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'''Trainers:''' [[Evangelista Cotto]] (2001-09), [[Joe Santiago]] (2009), [[Emanuel Steward]] (2010-11), [[Pedro Luis Diaz]] (2011-12), [[Freddie Roach]] (2013-present)<br>
 
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== Amateur Career ==
 
== Amateur Career ==
*'''1997''' won the Panamerican Championship as a Lightweight in Medellin, Colombia. Beat [[Javier Osvaldo Alvarez]] of Argentina in the final.
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[[File:Cotto-Abdullaev 81713387.jpg|right|thumb|350px|Cotto (right) vs. Muhammad Abdullaev at the 2000 Olympics]]
*'''1998''' 2nd place at the Panamerican Junior Championships in Toluca, Mexico. Lost the final to [[Dana Laframboise]] of Canada.
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*'''Amateur record:''' 125-23
*'''1998''' 2nd place at Junior World Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Results were:
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*'''1993''' Lost to future minimumweight and light flyweight champion [[Ivan Calderon]] on points (2-3).
**Defeated [[Andrey Kolevin]] (Ukraine) PTS (15-3)
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*'''1997''' Lightweight Gold Medalist at the Pan American Championships in Medellin, Colombia. Results:
**Defeated [[Dana Laframboise]] (Canada) PTS (6-1)
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**Defeated [[Marcos Aceituno]] (Guatemala) on points (10-2)
**Defeated [[Darius Jasevicius]] (Lithuania) PTS (9-5)
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**Defeated [[Aldo Moreno]] (Cuba) on points (9-8)
**Lost to [[Anton Solopov]] (Russia) PTS (8-9)
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**Defeated [[Luis Jose]] (Dominican Republic) on points (21-5)
*'''1998''' 2nd place at the Central American and Caribbean Games in Maracaibo, Venezuela. Results were:
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**Defeated [[Javier Osvaldo Alvarez]] (Argentina) on points (10-9)
**Defeated [[Luis Antonio Arceo]] (Mexico) PTS (+25-25)
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*'''1998''' Lightweight Silver Medalist at the Pan American Junior Championships in Toluca, Mexico. Results:
**Defeated [[Carlos Castro]] (Dominican Republic) PTS (12-4)
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**Defeated [[Jorge Herrera Daniel]] (Cuba) on points (5-2)
**Lost to [[Mario Kindelan]] (Cuba) PTS (2-20)
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**Defeated [[Alexander Gonzalez]] (Venezuela) by [[RSC]] in round 4
*'''1999''' competed at the Panamerican Games in Winnipeg, Canada. Results were:
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**Lost to [[Dana Laframboise]] (Canada) on points (3-4)
**Lost to [[Dana Laframboise]] (Canada) PTS (2-5)
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*'''1998''' Lightweight Silver Medalist at the World Junior Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Results:
*'''1999''' competed at the World Championships in Houston, USA. Results was:
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**Defeated [[Andrey Kolevin]] (Ukraine) on points (15-3)
**Lost to [[Robertas Nomeikas]] (Lithuania) PTS
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**Defeated [[Dana Laframboise]] (Canada) on points (6-1)
*'''2000''' won the Central American and Caribbean Championships as a Light Welterweight in Caracas, Venezuela. Beat [[Maikel Perez]] of Cuba in the final on points (16-6)
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**Defeated [[Darius Jasevicius]] (Lithuania) points (9-5)
*'''2000''' represented Puerto Rico as a Light Welterweight at 2000 Sydney [[Olympic Games]]. Result was:
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**Lost to [[Anton Solopov]] (Russia) on points (8-9)
**Lost to [[Mohamad Abdulaev|Mahamadkadir Abdullayev]] (Uzbekistan) 7-17
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*'''1998''' Lightweight Silver Medalist at the Central American and Caribbean Games in Maracaibo, Venezuela. Results:
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**Defeated [[Luis Antonio Arceo]] (Mexico) on points (+25-25)
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**Defeated [[Carlos Castro]] (Dominican Republic) on points (12-4)
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**Lost to [[Mario Kindelan]] (Cuba) on points (2-20)
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*'''1999''' Competed as a lightweight at the Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Canada. Results:
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**Lost to [[Dana Laframboise]] (Canada) on points (2-5) in the quarterfinals
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*'''1999''' Competed as a light welterweight at the World Championships in Houston, USA. Results:
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**Lost to [[Robertas Nomeikas]] (Lithuania) on points (2-6) in the round of 16
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*'''2000''' Light Welterweight Gold Medalist at the Central American and Caribbean Championships in Caracas, Venezuela. Results:
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**Defeated [[Maikel Perez]] (Cuba) on points (16-6) in the final
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*'''2000''' Represented Puerto Rico as a light welterweight at 2000 Sydney [[Olympic Games]]. Result was:
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**Lost to [[Muhammad Abdullaev]] (Uzbekistan) on points (7-17) in the round of 16
  
== Notes ==
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== Professional Career ==
*Former [[WBO]] Super Lightweight champion with six title defenses.
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[[File:Cotto-Martinez 450256224.jpg|right|thumb|350px|Cotto (left) vs. Sergio Martinez in 2014]]
*Beat [[Muhammad Abdullaev]] on cuts to revenge his Olympic loss.
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*Held the [[WBO]] junior welterweight title from 2004 to 2006 and successfully defended it six times. In his third title defense, Cotto stopped Muhammad Abdullaev in nine rounds to avenge his Olympic loss.
*Early in his amateur career he dropped a decision to former Strawweight king [[Ivan Calderon]].
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*Held the [[WBA]] welterweight title from 2006 to 2008 and successfully defended it four times.  
*Founder of [[Promociones Miguel Cotto]].
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*Held the WBO welterweight title in 2009 and successfully defended it once.
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*Won the WBA super welterweight title in 2010 and was soon afterwards upgraded to Super champion. He held the Super title until 2012 and successfully defended it twice.
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*Won the [[WBC]] and [[Ring Magazine|''Ring'']] middleweight titles in 2014, becoming the first Puerto Rican boxer to win world titles in four weight divisions.
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*Has a record of 18-4 (15 KOs) in world title fights.
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*Has a record of 15-4 (11 KOs) against former, current and future world titlists.
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**Won against [[Cesar Bazan]], [[Carlos Maussa]], [[Lovemore N'dou]], [[Randall Bailey]], [[DeMarcus Corley]], [[Ricardo Torres]], [[Paul Malignaggi]], [[Carlos Quintana]], [[Zab Judah]], [[Shane Mosley]], [[Joshua Clottey]], [[Yuri Foreman]], [[Ricardo Mayorga]], [[Antonio Margarito]], [[Sergio Gabriel Martinez]]
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**Lost against [[Antonio Margarito]], [[Manny Pacquiao]], [[Floyd Mayweather Jr.]], [[Austin Trout]]
  
== Regional & Minor Titles ==
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'''Regional & Minor Titles'''
*[[World Boxing Board|WBB]] Light Middleweight Title (2011)
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*WBC International super lightweight title (2003-2004)
*[[WBA]] Fedelatin Light Welterweight Title (2004)
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*WBO [[NABO]] junior welterweight title (2003)
*[[WBO]] [[NABO]] Light Welterweight Title (2003)
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*WBA Fedelatin super lightweight title (2004)
*[[WBC]] International Light Welterweight Title (2003 - 2004)
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*[[World Boxing Board|WBB]] interim light middleweight title (2011)
 
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== World Titles ==
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*[[WBA]] Super World Light Middleweight Title
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*[[WBO]] Welterweight Title
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*[[WBA]] World Welterweight Title
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*[[WBO]] Light Welterweight Title
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== External Link ==
 
== External Link ==
*[http://www.promocionesmiguelcotto.com/ Promociones Miguel Cotto Website]
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*[http://www.promocionesmiguelcotto.com/ Promociones Miguel Cotto (Miguel Cotto Promotions) Website]
  
 
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[[Category:World Welterweight Champions]]
 
[[Category:World Welterweight Champions]]
 
[[Category:World Light Middleweight Champions]]
 
[[Category:World Light Middleweight Champions]]
[[Category:Three Division World Champions]]
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[[Category:World Middleweight Champions]]
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[[Category:Four Division World Champions]]
 
[[Category:Puerto Rican World Champions]]
 
[[Category:Puerto Rican World Champions]]
 
[[Category:NABO Light Welterweight Champions]]
 
[[Category:NABO Light Welterweight Champions]]
 
[[Category:Promoters]]
 
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[[Category:Cotto Family]]
 
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Latest revision as of 02:13, 16 February 2015

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Name: Miguel Cotto
Alias: Junito
Birth Name: Miguel Angel Cotto
Born: 1980-10-29 (Age:34)
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Hometown: Caguas, Puerto Rico
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 7″   /   170cm
Reach: 67″   /   170cm
Boxing Record: click

Trainers: Evangelista Cotto (2001-09), Joe Santiago (2009), Emanuel Steward (2010-11), Pedro Luis Diaz (2011-12), Freddie Roach (2013-present)
Miguel Angel Cotto Gallery

Amateur Career

Cotto (right) vs. Muhammad Abdullaev at the 2000 Olympics
  • Amateur record: 125-23
  • 1993 Lost to future minimumweight and light flyweight champion Ivan Calderon on points (2-3).
  • 1997 Lightweight Gold Medalist at the Pan American Championships in Medellin, Colombia. Results:
  • 1998 Lightweight Silver Medalist at the Pan American Junior Championships in Toluca, Mexico. Results:
  • 1998 Lightweight Silver Medalist at the World Junior Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Results:
  • 1998 Lightweight Silver Medalist at the Central American and Caribbean Games in Maracaibo, Venezuela. Results:
  • 1999 Competed as a lightweight at the Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Canada. Results:
  • 1999 Competed as a light welterweight at the World Championships in Houston, USA. Results:
  • 2000 Light Welterweight Gold Medalist at the Central American and Caribbean Championships in Caracas, Venezuela. Results:
    • Defeated Maikel Perez (Cuba) on points (16-6) in the final
  • 2000 Represented Puerto Rico as a light welterweight at 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. Result was:

Professional Career

Cotto (left) vs. Sergio Martinez in 2014

Regional & Minor Titles

  • WBC International super lightweight title (2003-2004)
  • WBO NABO junior welterweight title (2003)
  • WBA Fedelatin super lightweight title (2004)
  • WBB interim light middleweight title (2011)

External Link


Preceded by:
Zab Judah
Vacated
WBO Light Welterweight Champion
2004 Sep 11 – 2006 Oct 27
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Ricardo Torres
Preceded by:
Ricky Hatton
Vacated
WBA Welterweight Champion
2006 Dec 2 – 2008 Jul 26
Succeeded by:
Antonio Margarito
Preceded by:
Paul Williams
Vacated
WBO Welterweight Champion
2009 Feb 21 – 2009 Nov 14
Succeeded by:
Manny Pacquiao
Preceded by:
Yuri Foreman
WBA Light Middleweight Champion
2010 Jun 5 – 2010
Upgraded to Super Champion
2010 – 2012 May 5
Succeeded by:
Austin Trout
Regular Champion
Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Super Champion
Preceded by:
Sergio Gabriel Martinez
WBC Middleweight Champion
2014 Jun 7 – present
Succeeded by: