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Belts on The Line
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Who won Mayweather Jr vs Cotto?
Floyd Mayweather Jr beat Miguel Cotto by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 5th May 2012 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 118-110, 117-111, 117-111 in favor of winner Floyd Mayweather Jr.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 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 WBA super welterweight championship of the world.
The undercard featured the clash of Alvarez vs Mosley for the WBC World Super Welterweight championship.
Mayweather Jr vs Cotto stats
Back in May 2012, Floyd Mayweather Jr stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 42 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Miguel Cotto made his way to the ring with a record of 37 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Floyd Mayweather Jr was the older man by 4 years, at 35 years old.
Mayweather Jr had a height advantage of 1 inch over Cotto. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Floyd Mayweather Jr & Miguel Cotto fought out of an orthodox stance.
Mayweather Jr was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 1996, 4 years and 4 months earlier than Cotto, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 58 more professional rounds, 403 to Cotto's 345.
Mayweather Jr's last 4 fights had come over a period of 10 years and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 6 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.5 rounds on average.
What time did Mayweather Jr vs Cotto start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Mayweather Jr vs Cotto?
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