Miguel Cotto is a Puerto Rican based professional boxer, who has a net worth of million dollars. He is best recognized for holding WBO light middleweight title from August 2017, and holding six world championships, becoming the first boxer belonging from Puerto Rico for winning world titles in total four weight classes.
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Biography & Wiki:
Miguel Cotto was born in year 1980 to Puerto Rican based parents. His birthplace was Rhode Island and he shifted to Caguas, situated inside Rico along his family prior his age of two years.
There are many figures associated to boxing within his family, containing his late father named Miguel Cotto Sr., brother named José Miguel Cotto, second cousin named Abner Cotto, and uncle and previous boxing coach named Evangelista Cotto.
Miguel Cotto started off his career initially in form of a child to assist lose weight, not expecting it to be its career. Moreover, he was conveyed to the Bairoa Gym inside Caguas. Here, he was capable to develop to a topmost amateur fighter.
During initial phase of his career, he has won against previous world title candidate named John Brown through decision within the round ten.
He has directed the score by the whole fight and has scored a knockdown within the round two. The magistrates provided Cotto scores of 100-89 for two times as well as 100-88.
During year 2001, he experienced risky injury which has endangered his boxing based career. This was when he was approaching to gym at 5 a.m., apparently he fell numb and collided, injuring his limb and needing for hospitalization.
In year 2003, he won against Demetrio Ceballos through smash in the round seven in Las Vegas. In next year, he won against the previous world title challenger named Lovemore N’dou, through unanimous decision within Las Vegas.
The initial three rounds of that bout experienced slow speed with neither of that boxers creating control of the bout.
Awards & Achievements:
Miguel Cotto has won the Ring Comeback of the Year 2014. As of September 2017, he is graded as the world’s second best active light middleweight as per BoxRec, third as per The Ring magazine, and seventh as per the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board.
In year 2007 as well as 2009 he has attained a peak pound for pound ranking of seventh as per The Ring.
Net Worth of Miguel Cotto:
Miguel Cotto has an estimated net worth of $25 million. He makes most of his income with his major career as a boxer.
Although his amateur boxing based career started within the lightweight as well as light welterweight divisions, this boxer afterwards received merit of staying as the first and only Puerto Rican based boxer to win for titles in four different weight classes. Also, he is the present WBC & the Ring World Middleweight Champion.
The boxer’s greatest memorable fight was noted in year 2012 held against Floyd Money Mayweather, Jr. and this fight was by now his greatest payday having an assessed $8 Million along with that part of PPV profits.
That match had a surprising 1.5 Million people present in the audience, noted to be the maximum pay-per-view audience in the history ever. The boxer’s second famous fight was held against Antonio Margarito during year 2011 which earned him around $5 Million along with the extra PPV Profits.
Apart from that, this boxer has together earned more than $20 Million in preceding fights before year 2009, held against several famous boxers like Manny Pacquiao, Michael Jennings, and the great boxer named Antonio Margarito.
Miguel Cotto is one of those boxers who is recognized by his unique fighting style and even known by the championship titles he holds. This boxer had till now a record of many prominent matches and is stared as one among the greatest versatile fighters within the ring.