Pacquiao meets former foe Miguel Cotto in LA | Inquirer Sports

Pacquiao meets former foe Miguel Cotto in LA

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 08:07 PM July 08, 2021

MP Promotions President Sean Gibbons, Miguel Cotto and Manny Pacquiao

MP Promotions President Sean Gibbons, Miguel Cotto and Manny Pacquiao. PACQUIAO TWITTER

MANILA, Philippines—Former foes Miguel Cotto and Manny Pacquiao shared a light moment on Thursday (Manila time) as the Puerto Rican star visited the Filipino boxer during his training at Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles.

Both Pacquiao and Cotto shared the video on their Instagram pages.

“Great to see my good friend @realmiguelcotto,” posted Pacquiao. “Viva Puerto Rico.”


“Great seeing you @mannypacquiao,” wrote Cotto on his post.

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A post shared by Miguel A. Cotto (@realmiguelacotto)

Pacquiao is training once again with Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach as he prepares to take on Errol Spence Jr. for the WBC, IBF, and Ring Magazine welterweight championships on August 21.

Cottto and Pacquiao fought in November 2009 where the Filipino ring legend captured a World title in a seventh weight class.

Pacquiao knocked Cotto down in the third and fourth rounds before taking a 12th round technical knockout win for the WBO and WBC Diamond welterweight championships.

Just a year later, Pacquiao became a World champion in eight divisions when he defeated Antonio Margarito for the vacant WBC super welterweight belt.


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