Name: Miguel Cotto
Birth Name: Miguel Angel Cotto
Born: 1980-10-29 (Age:34)
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Hometown: Caguas, Puerto Rico
Height: 5′ 7″ / 170cm
Reach: 67″ / 170cm
Boxing Record: click
- 1997 won the Panamerican Championship as a Lightweight in Cartagena, Colombia. Beat Javier Osvaldo Alvarez of Argentina in the final.
- 1998 2nd place at the Panamerican Junior Championships in Toluca, Mexico. Lost the final to Dana Laframboise of Canada.
- 1998 2nd place at Junior World Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Results were:
- 1998 2nd place at the Central American and Caribbean Games in Maracaibo, Venezuela. Results were:
- 1999 competed at the Panamerican Games in Winnipeg, Canada. Results were:
- Lost to Dana Laframboise (Canada) PTS (2-5)
- 1999 competed at the World Championships in Houston, USA. Results was:
- Lost to Robertas Nomeikas (Lithuania) PTS
- 2000 represented Puerto Rico as a Light Welterweight at 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. Result was:
- Lost to Mahamadkadir Abdullayev (Uzbekistan) 7-17
- 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)
Former WBO super lightweight champion with six title defenses. Beat Mohamad Abdulaev on cuts to revenge his Olympic loss. Early in his amateur career he dropped a decision to current strawweight king Ivan Calderon.
| WBO Light Welterweight Champion
11 Sep 2004 – 27 Oct 2006
| WBA Welterweight Champion
2 Dec 2006 – present