History | Sep 24 2019

On This Day: Miguel Cotto found himself on the canvas for the first time in his career

Miguel Cotto wins an epic knockdown-filled battle back in 2005
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MIGUEL COTTO won an unforgettable Latin war at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on September 24, 2005.

The victory saw superstar Miguel show superhuman coolness and courage.

Both unbeaten at the time, Cotto and Ricardo Torres fought like a couple of scorpions in a bottle, with the Puerto Rican climbing off the floor for the first time to halt Colombia’s Torres at 1-52 of the seventh round in a five-knockdown thriller.