Miguel Cotto is a Puerto Rican-born professional boxer, best known for holding the WBO welterweight belt since August 2017, as well as six world championships, making him a Puerto Rican boxer. First Rico to hold the world belt in all four weight classes.
|Famous name:||Miguel Cotto|
|Real name/Full name:||Miguel Angel Cotto Vazquez|
|Year old:||41 years old|
|Date of birth:||October 29, 1980|
|Place of birth:||Providence, Rhode Island, USA|
|Spouse (name):||Melissa Guzman (born 1998)|
|children:||Yes (Alondra Cotto, Miguel Cotto III)|
|Net worth in 2023:||28 million dollars|
|Last update:||April 2023|
Biography of Miguel Cotto
Miguel Cotto was born in 1980 to Puerto Rican parents. Born in Rhode Island, he and his family moved to Caguas, Puerto Rico when he was two years old.
His family includes many boxing figures, including his late father, Miguel Cotto Sr., an older brother named José Miguel Cotto, a second cousin named Abner Cotto, and a second cousin named Abner Cotto. uncle and former boxing coach named Evangelista Cotto.
Miguel Cotto Age, Height, Weight
Miguel Cotto was born on October 29, 1980 and is 41 years old as of 2023. He is 1.7 meters tall and weighs 69 kg.
Miguel Cotto started his career as a kid helping people lose weight, never thinking it would become a career. Furthermore, he was taken to the Bairoa Gymnasium in Caguas. Here, he has the potential to become a top amateur boxer.
Early in his career, he beat a previous world championship contender named John Brown by a decisive game in the tenth round.
He controlled the score throughout the game and scored the knock-out in the second half. Cotto was scored by the judges 100-89 twice and 100-88 once.
In 2001, he suffered a potentially fatal injury that put his boxing career in jeopardy. This is when he hits the gym at 5am. He is said to have been paralyzed and had a concussion, injured a limb and had to be hospitalized.
In 2003, he beat Demetrio Ceballos in the seventh round in Las Vegas with a smash. The following year, he defeated previous world title challenger Lovemore N’dou by unanimous decision in Las Vegas.
Miguel Cotto . Achievements and Awards
Miguel Cotto was named the 2014 Ring Returner. In September 2017, he was ranked as the world’s second best performing heavyweight boxer by BoxRec, third by The Ring magazine and seventh by the Society. cross-country boxing co-rank.
According to The Ring, he peaked at number seven in both 2007 and 2009.
Miguel Cotto’s net worth in 2023
Miguel Cotto’s net worth as of April 2023 is estimated at $28 million. He makes most of his money from his main occupation as a boxer.
Although his amateur boxing career began in light and middleweight, the boxer later became the first and only boxer from Puerto Rico to win titles in four different weight divisions. He is also the current WBC middleweight and world ring champion.
The boxer’s most memorable fight was in 2012 when he faced Floyd Mayweather Jr., and this fight is by far his most profitable fight, with about $8 million in PPV profits.
The crowd for that game was a whopping 1.5 million, making it the largest pay-per-view crowd in history. The boxer’s second famous fight was against Antonio Margarita in 2011, which brought him about $5 million in addition to PPV income.
In addition, this boxer has earned more than 20 million dollars in previous fights before 2009, against some famous boxers such as Manny Pacquiao, Michael Jennings and great boxer Antonio Margarito.
Miguel Cotto is one of those boxers known for his distinctive fighting style, as well as the championship titles he holds. This boxer has a long history of notable fights and is considered one of the most versatile fighters in the ring.