Miguel Cotto vs Ricky Hatton

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  1. ajayala619*

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    Ok so it's Floyd made it clear that he dosn't wanna fight Cotto until he has built a big name for himself so after he fights Margarito on July 26th and beats him maybe he should consider a fight with Hatton. They both match up pretty evenly and what a better way to get a big name then to beat the man who fought Floyd last and if he beats him early it will make some noise
     
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    i've thought about this fight also. i think it would make for a good fight but cotto just has too much power at this weight for hatton. i see hatton getting stopped by 6-7 rounds.

    do not look past margarito though. he could very well de-rail the cotto/mayweather build up.
     
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    Well fighting above 140 is something Hatton should never do again, and I highly doubt Cotto is going to feel compelled to drop to 140.

    If this fight did happen for whatever reason though, I'd go with Cotto via TKO....mid rounds.

    Cotto would have the hand speed advantage, he's more technically sound, and would certainly hit harder if the fight took place at 147.
     
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    I have to agree Hatton's been dominant at 140, at 147 he's more likely to pick up a lose or two in between wins especially against the elite 147lbers, maybe as he gets older he'll fill into the weight but now 140 is where he should stay. As for Cotto, I'm not sure he could make 140
     
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    Cotto would probably eat him.
    Plus getting rough with Cotto doesn't seem like the best idea to me, and that is basically all Hatton has. Once he realizes that his rough house tactics and bull rushing don't work he'll be screwed.

    Would be fun to watch two body punchers go at it tho. You could make bets on the number of cracked ribs after the fight.
     
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    I liked this fight at 140, but at WW which it would have to be at now? Cotto would kill Hatton.
     
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    I dont think this fight will happen. the only way for cotto to get mayweather in the ring if he beats margarito (which i hope he doesn't, but think he will) this goes for margarito too, to get mayweather in the ring they would have to win the different belts in the division then claim they are better than PBF cause they have more belts in the same division, say that they would have all the belts but a certain champion wont fight them.
     
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    Hatton would get eaten alive.
     
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    Hatton is B-Level. He would try the same wrestling BS, he did against Mayweather.

    Cotto would knock him out
     
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    Cotto would smash him, Ricky's usual tactics wouldnt fly against someone who hits harder than him.
    If he goes punch for punch, and trys to back Cotto into the ropes he would get smashed.
     
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    Well theres been alot of talk of Floyd fighting Hatton again over here in the UK spring next year after Floyd fights DLH again so that would tie Ricky up till summer next year as he's fighting this year. And I think he's got that Magic Man lined up too so I don't see it happening.

    I don't see why Maywether just doesnt beat Cotto now and then make him get in line behind DLH and Hatton for his rematch.
     
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    Because that fight brings the highest possible risk out there, and not he highest possible payday. We all know Floyd isn
     
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    I guess not but even the RING magazine is starting to get on his case about Cotto and most people in Boxing predict Floyd would beat him so I don't know why he doesnt get the fight over with now whilst both are prime instead of taking the bigger risk in a few years when Miguel will still be up there but Floyd may have started to decline. Well I do know really we all do and you mentioned it, The Money!
     
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    I hate rematch unless the prvious fight was great i can understand why he would want to do the De La Hoya fight again big fight=big money but him and hatton again i have to say no. What if he does face cotto and beats him who's next? He dosn't like fighting ppl unless it's a big money fight..Who's next?
     
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    Well that is why he is facing DLH again and Hatton because of the big money draws.

    He'll beat DLH, Then Hatton. AFter that then winner of Cotto Margaritto. Then maybe he'll retire like he has said he'll do since the DLH fight.

    Its only the money that brings him back and If theres no-one out there within 1 weight class either side of welterweight or at welterweight that can give him a big payday he'll probably take a huge vacation!
     
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    Why have Cotto fight Hatton for? We know he has the cards stacked in his favor, let's have Cotto fight a true contender that we believe could actually beat him. The only guy so far he's fought with any sort of credit is Shane. I'd rather see Cotto fight Forrest before I see him thump Hatton. Forrest isn't at the top of his game, but he has the punching power to maybe back Cotto up. He also pretty big at this class too so he can take those shots from cotto.
     
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    cotto to big for hatton
     
  18. mschatz

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    Cotto by mugging
     
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    Who is Hatton going to fight next?
     
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    There was talk about him fighting Witter. Not sure if it was confirmed yet.
     

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