Barclays Center, New York, United States
Belts on The Line
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Who won Cotto vs Geale?
Miguel Cotto beat Daniel Geale by technical knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 6th June 2015 at Barclays Center in New York.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
This contest was for the unified middleweight championship of the world, with the WBC & The Ring belts on the line.
Cotto vs Geale stats
Miguel Cotto stepped into the ring with a record of 39 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 32 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Daniel Geale made his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Cotto had a large advantage in power over Geale, boosting at 82% knock out percentage over Geale's 52%.
Miguel Cotto was the same age as Daniel Geale, at 40 years old.
Geale had a height advantage of 3 inches over Cotto. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Miguel Cotto & Daniel Geale fought out of an orthodox stance.
Cotto was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 3 years and 7 months earlier than Geale, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 89 more professional rounds, 345 to Geale's 256.
Cotto vs Geale form
Miguel Cotto had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had won against Delvin Rodriguez on 5th October 2013 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Amway Center, Orlando.
He had been beaten by Austin Trout on 1st December 2012 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Cotto's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 10 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Cotto vs Geale?
Miguel Cotto was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Daniel Geale made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.