14
Nov
2018

Super-trim Miguel Cotto weighs lightest in eight years for final bow

Cotto v Ali 01/12/2017

Miguel Cotto looked in fantastic shape as the four-weight world title-winning legend prepares to bow out of boxing on Saturday.

The 37 year-old hit the scales at 151 and one-half pounds, his lightest since moving up from welterweight as far back as 2009.

His opponent, Sadam Ali – a predominant 147 pounder himself, scaled 153 for his debut at the limit.

Saturday’s HBO World Championship Boxing® telecast begins at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.

VargasNegrete

Opening the telecast from Madison Square Garden in New York City is Rey Vargas defending his title against Oscar Negrete in a 12-round super bantamweight fight.

In the main event of the evening, future hall of famer Cotto defends his WBO junior middleweight title in a 12-round battle against challenger Ali.

Official Weights from New York City:

Miguel Cotto: 151.6 lbs.
Sadam Ali: 153.0 lbs.

Rey Vargas: 121.4 lbs.
Oscar Negrete: 121.2 lbs.

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