WBO world middleweight champion
I’m going against convention in that I think Cotto will win. He can use his experience. With Freddie Roach and even before that, he’s been fighting off a rhythm, he uses his legs, bouncing round and he closes the distance quickly. Cotto is a left-handed orthodox fighter so he has a great jab, he stays low and jabs high. I think he’ll frustrate Canelo and win a points decision. Canelo is the stronger, bigger man, but I think Cotto will use that against him. Cotto can box and move around and win the fight. We trained together for the two fights he had with Emanuel [Steward]. He’s a very nice guy, very respectful, but very quiet – I didn’t get many words out of him!