Name: Miguel Cotto
Birth Name: Miguel Angel Cotto
Hometown: Caguas, Puerto Rico
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Pro Boxer: Record
Trainers: Evangelista Cotto (2001-2009), Joe Santiago (2009), Emanuel Steward (2010-2011), Pedro Luis Diaz (2011-2012), Freddie Roach (2013-2017)
Promoters: Golden Boy Promotions (-2017), Promociones Miguel Cotto (-2017)
Miguel Angel Cotto Gallery
- He started boxing when he was 11.
- 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:
- Lost to Dana Laframboise (Canada) on points (2-5) in the quarterfinals
- 1999 Competed as a light welterweight at the World Championships in Houston, USA. Results:
- Lost to Robertas Nomeikas (Lithuania) on points (2-6) in the round of 16
- 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:
- Lost to Muhammad Abdullaev (Uzbekistan) on points (7-17) in the round of 16
- 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.
- Held the WBA welterweight title from 2006 to 2008 and successfully defended it four times.
- Cotto was 12-0 (10 KO) in his first 12 world title fights.
- Knocked out 3 of his former amateur opponents. Kelvin Pinto (TKO 6) who had beaten him twice in the amateurs, Ricardo Torres (KO 7) who Cotto had outpointed in 2000 and Muhammad Abdullaev (TKO 9) who had controversially outpointed him in the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
- Held the WBO welterweight title in 2009 and successfully defended it once.
- 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.
- Won the WBC and Ring middleweight titles in 2014, becoming the first Puerto Rican boxer to win world titles in four weight divisions.
- Has a record of 20-6 (16 KOs) in world title fights.
- Has a record of 16-6 (12 KOs) against former, current and future world titlists.
- 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, Daniel Geale
- Lost against Antonio Margarito, Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Austin Trout, Saul Alvarez, Sadam Ali
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)
| WBO Light Welterweight Champion
2004 Sep 11 – 2006 Oct 27
| WBA Welterweight Champion
2006 Dec 2 – 2008 Jul 26
| WBO Welterweight Champion
2009 Feb 21 – 2009 Nov 14
| WBA Light Middleweight Champion
2010 Jun 5 – 2010
Upgraded to Super Champion
2010 – 2012 May 5
Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Sergio Gabriel Martinez
| WBC Middleweight Champion
2014 Jun 7 – 2015 Nov 17
| WBO Light Middleweight Champion
2017 Aug 2 – 2017 Dec 2