Originally Posted by jan_fan
Some guys would say when a fighter is not the same, he's past the prime.
I saw the Cotto-Pac fight and Cotto's skills were still exhibited there.
There's a little hint I got after the Pac fight though, it's the retirement talk/plan about Cotto. What does that imply then?
His skill levels were still there in his last fight too, which is why I questioned how someone could say his prime ended after the Pacquiao loss.
A fighters prime is too subjective to set guidelines and most careers have up and down performances and good and bad patches.