Originally Posted by McGrain
There's obviously a difference between a primed Oscar and the older version that Money took on though. Oscar was 2-2 going into Mayweather whilst Cotto is 3-1, his only loss to Pac.
Ring ranked Oscar at #5 at 154 whilst Cotto is ranked #1.
Significant if not prohibitive.
Oscar was fighting middleweights and ATGs. Cottos wins have come against...lol come on.
There one common opponent at 154 Mayorga. Oscar obliterated him in 6 rounds. Mayorga conversely landed 41% of his power punches on Cotto and wobbled him.