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Old 11-30-2012, 11:29 PM   #17
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Default Re: Who has been Pacquiao's most "Prime" opponent?

Originally Posted by JMP View Post

Cotto was in the absolute worst stage of his career against Pacquiao. Even three years later, I think he's clearly in better form. The Margarito beatdown was fresh in his mind, he was coming off of a grueling arguable loss to Clottey, his stance and skills were all out of sorts, and while he wasn't badly drained, 145 wasn't his optimal weight. Oh, and Joe ****ing Santiago was "training him" - which really means Miguel was training himself

Bradley was clearly in better form than Cotto was in 2009. I think Bradley is smack-dab in the middle of his physical and mental prime as a fighter.
you feel me

and I'm not saying Cotto was shot or anything or even drained. But to say he was as in his prime as Bradley is just
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