Miguel Cotto suffered a major setback in his loss to Austin Trout in December. The immediate blow-back from that was his proposed mega-fight with rising star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez was put on the back-burner.
Looking farther ahead, if Cotto hopes to land another big fight, he will first need to re-establish his career with a solid win. With this in mind, I will look at the most logical foes for Cotto when he returns to the ring.
1. Alfredo Angulo
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Alfredo Angulo heads the list of the top potential opponents for Miguel Cotto’s return to the ring.
Cotto’s team will be looking for a marketable opponent who stylistically matches well with him. Not only does Angulo fit this description, but he has also shown vulnerabilities recently which should make him a very attractive opponent in their eyes.
With Cotto vs. Angulo, the Mexico-Puerto Rico rivalry will once again be on full display. This is a great promotional tool for Golden Boy to use in the build-up to t...