Friday, October 16, 2009

Is Cotto Being Overlooked In the Pacquiao Fight?

Is Miguel Cotto being overlooked by the public in his upcoming match against pound for pound kingpin Manny Pacquiao?

How do most observers of the sweet science define success? Is it the number of wins, knockouts, losses, or even an opponent a fighter has faced? Or is it a general bias or opinion when the fight is announced? Generally, before two fighters climb into the ring, most observers have an immediate fighter that they favor. Whether it’s based on statistics, or personal preference, the idea, the excitement, and the what if; sparks a keen sensation of pure enthrallment.

The pound for pound kingpin Manny Pacquiao is set to square off against the hard hitting, WBO Welterweight champion Miguel Cotto on November 14,2009. With the fight nearly around the corner, most are favoring IBO light Welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao. Currently, the IBO light Welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, is coming off two fresh wins against former light Middleweight champion Oscar De La Hoya and former light welterweight champion Ricky Hatton. While these two wins are notable, they are exploited, and causing a wave of limited probabilities towards the upcoming fight; thus, giving Miguel Cotto, a rare but undeniable chance to gain success.

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