Cotto vs Ali

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  • Cotto vs Ali
  • 41-5-0 25-1-0
  • UD 12 UD 12
  • Score Cards 112-116, 113-115, 113-115
  • Saturday 2nd December 2017
  • Madison Square Garden, New York, USA
  • WBO World Junior Middleweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Super Welterweight
  • Tape
  • 37 age 29
  • 5' 7" / 170cm height 5' 9" / 175cm
  • 66.9" / 170cm reach 72.8" / 185cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • UD UD TKO RTD TKO < form UD KO UD TKO UD <
  • 41 wins 25
  • 0 by ko 0
  • 0% Ko% 0%
  • 5 Losses 1
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2001 Debut 2009
  • tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO 7
  • IBF

Cotto vs Ali Info

Sadam Ali beat Miguel Cotto by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 2nd December 2017 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

The scorecards were announced as 112-116, 113-115, 113-115 in favor of winner Sadam Ali.

The fight took place over rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).

This contest was for the WBO super welterweight championship of the world.

Cotto vs Ali stats

Miguel Cotto stepped into the ring with a record of 41 wins, 5 loses and draws.

Sadam Ali made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 1 loss and draws.

The stats suggested that Cotto and Ali have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.

Miguel Cotto was the older man by 8 years, at 39 years old.

Ali had a height advantage of 2 inches over Cotto. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Both Miguel Cotto & Sadam Ali fought out of an orthodox stance.

Cotto was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 20 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 7 years and 10 months earlier than Ali, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 345 more professional rounds, 345 to Ali's .

Sadam Ali was ranked number 7 by the WBO in the 154lb division.

Cotto vs Ali form

Cotto had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Yoshihiro Kamegai on 26th August 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Middleweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 21st November 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Daniel Geale on 6th June 2015 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had beat Sergio Martinez on 7th June 2014 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

He had won against Sergio Martinez on 7th June 2014 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Ali had beaten 3 of his last 4 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Johan Perez on 29th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Casino Del Sol, Tucson, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Jorge Silva on 28th January 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, USA.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Saul Corral on 17th September 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at AT&T Stadium, Texas, United States.

Before that, he had lost to Jessie Vargas on 5th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at DC Armory, Washington.

What time did Cotto vs Ali start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 4:00 am UTC at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States, which was 11:00 pm EST or 8:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 4:00 am GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Cotto vs Ali?

Cotto vs Ali was broadcast on HBO in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BoxNation.

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