Originally Posted by djtech2k
Thats not true. He did not WANT to fight this fight. If you recall, he first said no and wanted to fight others for a big payday, but then when they said they would strip his belt and he couldnt land another big payaday he did this "honorable" thing you mention. He did not WANT to, he was forced to because he is NOT a big draw. He sells a few tickets in Cali, but thats only because of the rampid Mexican population in Cali.
well a least,in your eyes,only one of my points was wrong.
surely fighting cotto though(it was projected)would have given him more money, exposure and an exciting,fan gaining fight;thus making his belt an irrelevance.