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So continues our marathon coverage of one of the biggest fights of 2012, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Miguel Cotto on May 5 on HBO pay-per-view. Previously: the stakes of Mayweather-Cotto; the undercard, previewed; keys to the fight, parts I and II; a Rabbit Punch column; the final preview and prediction. Next: the ulitmate guide.There was a lot of love in the air in the weeks leading up to the first blockbuster PPV of the year, headlined by Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Miguel Cotto. We saw, via 24/7, the unusually close relationship between Cotto and his manager, Bryan Perez. On the same show, we have endured another edition of the Sam and Diane tango between Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and rapper/BFF 50 Cent, a relationship that has delivered diminishing returns since 50 rode in on his Segway all those 24/7s ago. Above all, there was a cordial respect between the principles of the fight, one that tempered the buzz around one of the biggest-money matchups in recent years. Then, t...
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