October 27, 2020

2. Potential Fight The Fight of the Year

Two maybe three years ago we would have easily picked Martinez, he was coming off an ESPN worthy knockout of Paul Williams and Cotto’s career was only just on the mend after beating Yuri Foreman at Yankee Stadium. But Martinez last performance showed signs of slowing considerably. He suffered a knockdown and career threatening injuries. Whereas Cotto with the assistance of new trainer Freddie Roach, seemed to have turned back the clock with a third round knockout of Delvin Rodriguez. Seems as if these differing directions could make for a more competitive fight. Add to that the neither has ever shied away from slugging it out and we could have some fireworks.

3. The Fourth and Ninth Rounds Should Be Interesting

Miffed at what he calls Cotto’s diva demands, such as requesting top billing and order of entry into the ring, Martinez has claimed in he will knockout Cotto in nine rounds. Cotto’s trainer Freddie Roach said Maravilla would be done in four. Interesting proclamations from both camps, which will make these rounds interesting to watch. Nuff said!

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Victor A. Rodriguez

Victor rounds out the core team of ‘LLERO, he is a co-founder and Editor-in-Chief. Working with journalists and content creators to find the most interesting and newsworthy stories. A freelance sports and film writer at heart. In his spare time Victor follows all things boxing, basketball, movies and television. When not tapping the keys of his laptop he can be found checking out all kinds of mainstream and indie cinema alike. Or as his friends aptly describe "Vic, you like all that weird indie sh*!t"." Guilty as charged.

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