Cotto vs Martinez Round by Round Coverage
Things did not plan out as Sergio Martinez would have hoped for, Miguel Cotto unleashed a boxing lesson to argentinian dropping him three times in first round before putting end to the saga in 9th round with a stoppage victory.
This is going to be a belter of a fight taking place on 7th june at Madison Square Garden in New York city. Cotto and Martinez don’t like each other and that is pretty much evident in the build up to the fight. Miguel Cotto trainer freddy roach is very confident that his fighter can come good and get a knockout against one of the best pound for pound fighter and a knockout artist himself Sergio Martinez.
Martinez was rocked in the very first round when he got caught with a massive left hook from Cotto, from than on he was just hanging in there. Cotto dropped him not once, not twice but three times in the opening round.
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Credit to Martinez he survived the first round drop downs and kept going and made a fight of it. Cotto looked sharpe and he landed punches at will. Martinez knew that his only chance of winning this fight is by a knockout, which of course never came. Cotto was almost giving him a boxing lesson.
Cotto landed 54% of his powershots and that finaly took a toll on Martinez who was dropped against in 9th round and once the bell ring Martinez corner saw engough and threw the white towel.
There have been couple of press conferences where Martinez and Cotto almost came to blows while in the Keller Max “Face Off” show on HBO was very intense in terms of rivalry and heated arguments of both fighters. Cotto will go into this fight as slight underdog and althoug Martinez is coming back from a terrible injury and a long layoff he should have enough in his armour to do the damage and get a win against Miguel Cotto who’s best days are behind him.
How to watch Martinez vs Cotto fight On TV
In United States, HBO will be showcasing this event as pay per view and you can buy the PPV at the official site of HBO, while as usualy there will be many streaming sites providing free live links for viewers outside USA. Some of those sites are wiziwig.eu, cricfree.eu, draculahunter.tv and many others.