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Sadam Ali defeats retiring Miguel Cotto via unanimous decision

Sadam Ali, right, scored a surprising unanimous decision win over Miguel Cotto on Saturday night, in what Cotto has said would be his final fight. 
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NEW YORK — Miguel Cotto, who began boxing as an 11-year-old to lose weight, said farewell on Saturday night, closing out a glorious 17-year career, but not how most expected. Instead of an easy win over big underdog Sadam Ali, Cotto was nowhere near his best in what he said would be his final fight. Ali won a unanimous decision ...

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Miguel Cotto to defend title against Saul Alvarez in Las Vegas

Miguel Cotto (Image credit: Getty Images)

Puerto Rico’s Miguel Cotto is to defend his WBC middleweight belt against two-time world champion Saul Alvarez of Mexico on 21 November. The fight at the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas will be Cotto’s 11th bout against Mexican opposition. Cotto, 35, who has won titles in four divisions, has rebuilt his career after bringing in trainer Freddie Roach. “Fans ...

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Miguel Cotto beats Daniel Geale to retain WBC middleweight crown

Cotto (blue gloves) in the ring against Gale (Image credit: Getty Images)

Puerto Rico’s Miguel Cotto retained his World Boxing Council middleweight world title with a fourth-round victory over Daniel Geale. He knocked down the Australian twice in the fourth round before referee Harvey Dock stopped the bout in New York. The 34-year-old Cotto dominated from the start on Saturday, despite not fighting for 364 days since claiming the belt by beating ...

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