Poll: Ricky Hatton vs Miguel Cotto

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Ricky Hatton vs Miguel Cotto

  1. Ricky Hatton

  2. Miguel Cotto

  3. Draw

  1. POTUS

    POTUS Boxing Addict Full Member

    Nov 26, 2016
    In their Primes
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    Who wins?
  2. Richmondpete

    Richmondpete Real fighters do road work Full Member

    Oct 22, 2015
  3. POTUS

    POTUS Boxing Addict Full Member

    Nov 26, 2016

    I'd take Hatton Decision, prime for prime .

    Where would the fight be Vegas, England or MSG???
  4. Bogotazo

    Bogotazo Amateur Full Member

    Oct 17, 2009
    Hatton's pace would make it a tough fight for Cotto but Cotto's superior skill would see him through. Heavy jabs while circling and punishing combinations in exchanges.
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  5. Slyk

    Slyk Boxing Addict Full Member

    Dec 5, 2010
    Cotto could almost beat him one handed. Hatton has nothing for the jab.

    I guess it's a 50/50 fight if it's in the UK and Hatton is allowed to utilize his MMA skillset.
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  6. Somali Sanil

    Somali Sanil Wild Buffalo Man Full Member

    Sep 1, 2019
    Nobody remember how vulnerable cotton was at 140 an how strong Hatton was at 140?? Cotton struggled to make 140 and it showed. At 147 he wasn’t near as vulnerable
  7. The Real Lance

    The Real Lance Boxing Addict Full Member

    Oct 29, 2012
    Should really list weight for this hypothetical. Cotto excelled at 147 while Hatton did the same at 140.
    @ 140? Hatton
    @ 147? Cotto
  8. lufcrazy

    lufcrazy requiescat in pace Full Member

    Sep 15, 2009
    Very easy pick for Hatton by late round tko
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  9. amunz81

    amunz81 Well-Known Member Full Member

    May 2, 2006
    cotto easily at any weight! hed ko hatton, more power and better boxing skills. wouldnt see the 12th.
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  10. IsaL

    IsaL Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Oct 7, 2006
    Hatton who defeated Tszyu would be too much for 140 Cotto.

    At 140 Cotto relied on his significant size advantage to pressure his opponents and impose himself on them and attacking their bodies relentlessly until they could endure no more.

    Hatton would be just as strong as Cotto at 140. Both would apply pressure, but Hatton seemed to be more durable at 140 in his prime.

    Cotto had a shaky chin and stamina issues at 140, and I can see Hatton being to relentless and eventually wearing down Cotto and cracking his chin.
  11. Reinhardt

    Reinhardt Boxing Addict Full Member

    Oct 4, 2016

    I agree with your arguments at 140 , close fight
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  12. Pimp C

    Pimp C Free The Guys! F 12 & Goofies Stay Dangerous! Full Member

    Jun 23, 2005
    Pick em fight to be honest.
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  13. Clinton

    Clinton Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jan 22, 2009
    If the fight is held in Manchester with Diamond Dave Parrish as the ref, its Hatton as he kicks Cotto in the nuts as Parrish stands there watching. Anywhere else and any other ref, its Cotto.
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  14. 22JM

    22JM Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 10, 2016
    Now that both are retired, you can see how great Cotto was and how overrated Hatton was, Cotto would've easliy beat him he was better at everything Hatton did, there's no way Hatton could've won unless he had the ref's help like he did against old Tszyu.
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  15. 22JM

    22JM Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 10, 2016
    It took a fighter twice as big as Hatton with bricks on his hands almost 12 rounds to stop him, no way in hell Hatton stops that version of Cotto.
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