Miguel Cotto Record & Stats

Miguel Cotto Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 16 years and 9 months, Miguel Cotto fought 47 times with 41 wins and 6 losses. By his last professional fight on December 2, 2017, Cotto's boxing record stood at 41-6 (33 KO wins, 2 KO losses).

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Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
“Junito”
Born
Oct 29, 1980
Age
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Debut
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Record
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Rounds
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KOs
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Height
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Reach
170 cm
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Stance
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Miguel Cotto's record and stats
Miguel Cotto's Record

      Miguel Cotto (Junito) is a retired Puerto Rican professional boxer. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island, U.S. on October 29, 1980. Cotto made his professional boxing debut at the age of 20 on February 23, 2001. He is a former 4-weight-class world champion. He is 42 years old, and will be turning 43 in 8 months and 28 days. Cotto is a Hall of Famer.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights47
      Wins41
      Losses6
      Draws0
      No-Contests0
      KO Wins33
      Total Title Wins7
      Title Defenses14
      Title-Fight KO Wins16
      Losses via KO2
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      47Dec 2, 201737 Sadam Ali LossUD
      46Aug 26, 201736 Yoshihiro Kamegai WinUD
      45Nov 21, 201535 Canelo Álvarez LossUD
      44Jun 6, 201534 Daniel Geale WinTKO4
      43Jun 7, 201433 Sergio MartĂ­nez WinRTD10
      42Oct 5, 201332 Delvin RodrĂ­guezWinTKO3
      41Dec 1, 201232 Austin Trout LossUD
      40May 5, 201231 Floyd Mayweather Jr. LossUD
      39Dec 3, 201131 Antonio Margarito WinRTD9
      38Mar 12, 201130 Ricardo Mayorga WinTKO12
      37Jun 5, 201029 Yuri Foreman WinTKO9
      36Nov 14, 200929 Manny Pacquiao LossTKO12
      35Jun 13, 200928 Joshua Clottey WinSD
      34Feb 21, 200928Michael Jennings WinTKO5
      33Jul 26, 200827 Antonio Margarito LossTKO11
      32Apr 12, 200827 Alfonso GĂłmez WinRTD5
      31Nov 10, 200727 Shane Mosley WinUD
      30Jun 9, 200726 Zab Judah WinTKO11
      29Mar 3, 200726Oktay Urkal WinTKO11
      28Dec 2, 200626 Carlos Quintana WinRTD5
      27Jun 10, 200625 Paulie Malignaggi WinUD
      26Mar 4, 200625 Gianluca Branco WinTKO8
      25Sep 24, 200524 Ricardo Torres WinKO7
      24Jun 11, 200524 Muhammad Abdullaev WinTKO9
      23Feb 26, 200524 DeMarcus Corley WinTKO5
      22Dec 11, 200424 Randall Bailey WinTKO6
      21Sep 11, 200423Kelson Pinto WinTKO6
      20May 8, 200423 Lovemore N'douWinUD
      19Feb 28, 200423 Victoriano SosaWinTKO4
      18Dec 6, 200323 Carlos MaussaWinTKO8
      17Sep 13, 200322Demetrio CeballosWinTKO7
      16Jun 28, 200322Rocky MartinezWinKO2
      15Apr 19, 200322Joel PerezWinKO4
      14Feb 1, 200322CĂ©sar BazĂĄnWinTKO11
      13Nov 22, 200222Ubaldo HernandezWinKO7
      12Sep 14, 200221John BrownWinUD
      11Jul 30, 200221Carlos Alberto RamirezWinKO3
      10Jun 22, 200221Justin JuukoWinTKO5
      9May 3, 200221Juan Angel MaciasWinTKO7
      8Mar 1, 200221Sammy SparkmanWinTKO2
      7Jan 11, 200221Joshua SmithWinTKO2
      6Jul 28, 200120Arturo RodrĂ­guezWinKO2
      5Jul 1, 200120Rudolfo LunsfordWinTKO4
      4May 20, 200120Martin RamirezWinUD
      3Apr 28, 200120Waklimi YoungWinUD
      2Mar 30, 200120Jacob GodinezWinTKO2
      1Feb 23, 200120Jason DoucetWinTKO1

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      Statistics

      Miguel Cotto is 170 cm tall (5' 6.93") with a reach of 170 cm (5' 6.93"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 0. Cotto has a 70.2% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Miguel Cotto's professional boxing career spanned more than 16 years — from 2001 to 2017.

      Cotto made his debut against Jason Doucet at the age of 20 on February 23, 2001, defeating Doucet via 1st round TKO. He went on to win 31 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 25 wins via stoppage.

      Cotto had his first world title fight at the age of 23 on September 11, 2004 after 20 professional fights, against Kelson Pinto for the super-lightweight WBO (vacant) title. He defeated Pinto via 6th round TKO to become the super-lightweight champion of the world.

      Cotto has won seven world titles at 4 weight classes. For all the details about Cotto's world title wins and defenses refer to "Miguel Cotto World Titles".

      Some of Cotto's best fights and notable victories include wins over Sergio MartĂ­nez, Daniel Geale, Zab Judah, Antonio Margarito, DeMarcus Corley, Delvin RodrĂ­guez, and Shane Mosley.

      Miguel Cotto had a total of six losses in his professional boxing career — all of them in title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Antonio Margarito via 11th round TKO on July 26, 2008, which ended his 32-fight win streak. He has been stopped two times and lost four times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Miguel Cotto's losses".

      His last professional fight was a super-welterweight title defense bout against American boxer Sadam Ali on December 2, 2017. Cotto lost the fight via 12 round unanimous decision — and lost his WBO title. It's been 5 years, 1 month, and 30 days since this fight.

      Cotto retired from professional boxing with a record of 41-6, which included 33 knockout wins and 2 losses via knockout, and 7 title wins. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 2022.

      Career Highlights

      Miguel Cotto fought a total of 47 times during his professional career. He was among the very best of his generation and put on some great performances. These nine fights are the highlight of his career.

      • Miguel Cotto vs. Kelson Pinto

        A 23-year old Miguel Cotto (20-0, 16 KO) had his first world title fight against Kelson Pinto for the vacant WBO super-lightweight belt.

        Cotto defeated Pinto via 6th round TKO to win the vacant WBO super-lightweight title.

      • Miguel Cotto vs. Randall Bailey

        A 24-year old Miguel Cotto (21-0, 17 KO) faced Randall Bailey, who was 30 years old with a record of 28-4 in a super-lightweight title defense fight. Bailey was on a one-fight win streak with 27 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 5 cms and also had a 8 cm reach advantage over Cotto.

        Cotto defeated Bailey via 6th round TKO to retain the WBO super-lightweight title.

      • Miguel Cotto vs. DeMarcus Corley

        A 24-year old Miguel Cotto (22-0, 18 KO) faced DeMarcus Corley, who was 30 years old with a record of 29-3-1 in a super-lightweight title defense fight. Corley was on a one-fight win streak with 16 KO wins. Both the boxers were of the same height but Corley had a 8 cm reach advantage over Cotto.

        Cotto defeated Corley via 5th round TKO to retain the WBO super-lightweight title.

      • Miguel Cotto vs. Zab Judah

        A 26-year old Miguel Cotto (29-0, 24 KO) faced Zab Judah, who was 29 years old with a record of 34-4 in a welterweight title defense fight. Judah was on a two-fight losing streak, and was the taller of the two by 1 cm and also had a 13 cm reach advantage over Cotto.

        Cotto defeated Judah via 11th round TKO to retain the WBA welterweight title.

      • Miguel Cotto vs. Shane Mosley

        A 27-year old Miguel Cotto (30-0, 25 KO) faced Shane Mosley, who was 36 years old with a record of 44-4 in a welterweight title defense fight. Mosley was on a five-fight win streak with 37 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 5 cms and also had a 8 cm reach advantage over Cotto.

        Cotto defeated Mosley via 12 round unanimous decision to retain the WBA welterweight title.

      • Miguel Cotto vs. Antonio Margarito II

        In a rematch, a 31-year old Miguel Cotto (36-2, 29 KO) faced Antonio Margarito, who was now 33 years old with a record of 38-7 in a super-welterweight title defense fight. Margarito was on a one-fight losing streak, and was the taller of the two by 10 cms and also had a 15 cm reach advantage over Cotto.

        Cotto defeated Margarito via 9th round RTD to retain the WBA (Super) super-welterweight title.

      • Miguel Cotto vs. Delvin Rodriguez

        A 32-year old Miguel Cotto (37-4, 30 KO) faced Delvin RodrĂ­guez, who was 33 years old with a record of 28-6-3. RodrĂ­guez was on a two-fight win streak with 16 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 13 cms and also had a 15 cm reach advantage over Cotto.

        Cotto defeated Rodriguez via 3rd round TKO.

      • Miguel Cotto vs. Sergio MartĂ­nez

        A 33-year old Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO) faced Sergio MartĂ­nez, who was 39 years old with a record of 51-2-2. MartĂ­nez was on a seven-fight win streak with 28 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 8 cms and also had a 15 cm reach advantage over Cotto.

        Cotto defeated MartĂ­nez via 10th round RTD to win the WBC and Ring Magazine middleweight titles.

      • Miguel Cotto vs. Daniel Geale

        A 34-year old Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KO) faced Daniel Geale, who was 34 years old with a record of 31-3 in a middleweight title defense fight. Geale was on a one-fight win streak with 16 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 8 cms and also had a 10 cm reach advantage over Cotto.

        Cotto defeated Geale via 4th round TKO to retain the WBC and Ring Magazine middleweight titles.

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