Cotto on the fence between Pacquiao, Mayweather | Inquirer Sports

Cotto on the fence between Pacquiao, Mayweather

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 04:03 PM March 02, 2015

 Miguel Cotto. File photo

Miguel Cotto. File photo

MANILA, Philippines — WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto, one of the several fighters who faced both Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, refused to make any prediction on the showdown between his two former opponents.

The 34-year-old Cotto said he won’t see the two top pound-for-pound fighters slug it out at ringside on May 2 as he instead will be training for a targeted return in June against an opponent yet to be named.

“Both camps know what to do. We are going to see a great fight,” Cotto said in an interview with “[I won’t be at ringside], I’ll be training for my fight.”


The Puerto Rican, who has been on resurgence since back-to-back losses in 2012, was reported to be Mayweather’s Plan B before the megafight was finalized.

Cotto said he wasn’t bothered that he missed out on a rematch with Mayweather.

“Everyone has their time and place and right now, it is their time.”

Cotto suffered a late stoppage against Pacquiao in 2009 before losing to Mayweather three years later in a unanimous decision.

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