Mayweather vs Cotto The Numbers

FLOYD “MONEY” MAYWEATHER, MIGUEL COTTO, CANELO ALVAREZ

AND SUGAR SHANE MOSLEY

RULERS OF THE RING AND THE STATISTICS TO PROVE IT

Las Vegas  April 30 – Long live the kings of the ring Floyd Mayweather, Miguel
Cotto
, Canelo Alvarez and Sugar Shane Mosley as they prepare
for “Ring Kings: Mayweather vs. Cotto,” the biggest fight of 2012 taking
place this Saturday, May 5 at the MGM Grand Garden
Arena
in Las Vegas, Nev. which will be produced and distributed live
by HBO Pay-Per-View®. 

The event features four of boxing’s biggest stars who all boast the experience and records
to merit the worthiness of the fight’s title. With an average of 44 professional
bouts each, these four fighters have the star power, skills and experience to
make May 5 an unforgettable night of boxing.

 

Below please find some of the most noteworthy facts and figures about Mayweather, Cotto,
Canelo and Mosley which support their individual and collective “king of the
ring” status.

TOTALS AMONG THE FOUR MAIN FIGHTERS ON THE CARD:

  • 164 wins, 9 losses, 2 draws, 124 KO wins
  • 1,208 rounds boxed (average of 302 per fighter)
  • 61 world title fights among the four
  • By the end of May 5, all 4 of them will have had at least 40 professional fights

FLOYD MAYWEATHER

  • 42-0 (26 KO’s), 303 rounds boxed
  • KO percentage: 62%
  • 19-0 (10 KO’s) in title fights
  • Won world titles in 5 divisions
  • Fought 16 fellow world champions (17-0 vs. them)
  • Despite not being known for his power punches, 12 of his Mayweather’s 26 KO’s have come in
    the first four rounds

MIGUEL COTTO

  • 37-2 (30 KO’s), 269 rounds boxed
  • KO percentage: 77%
  • 17-2 (14) in title fights, last 19 fights ALL for titles-last non-title fight was in 2004
  • Won titles in 3 divisions
  • Fought 13 fellow champions (12-2 vs. them)

CANELO ALVAREZ

  • 39-0-1 (29 KO’s), 248 rounds boxed (tremendous pro experience for a 21-year-old)
  • KO percentage: 73%
  • 4-0 (3 KO’s) in title fights
  • Fought two champions (2-0 vs. them)
  • Early power: Also has 12 knockouts in the first two rounds

SHANE MOSLEY

  • 46-7-1 (39 KO’s) with 1 no-contest, 388 rounds boxed
  • KO percentage: 71%
  • 15-6 (12 KO’s) in title fights
  • Won titles in 3 divisions
  • Fought 13 fellow champions (9-7-1 with 1 no-contest vs. them)
  • Remarkable streak: as a lightweight, 8 title defenses, 8 knockouts

 

  • Mayweather
    (@FloydMayweather): 2,709,254
  • Cotto
    (@RealMiguelCotto): 149,104
  • Mosley
    (@SugarShaneM): 96,822
  • Canelo
    (@CaneloOficial): 76,152

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“Ring Kings: Mayweather vs. Cotto,” a 12-round fight for Cotto’s WBA Super Welterweight World Championship and the vacant WBC Super Welterweight Diamond belt, is promoted by Mayweather Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions and Miguel Cotto Promotions. Also featured will be Canelo
Alvarez vs. Sugar Shane Mosley
, a 12-round fight for Canelo’s WBC Super
Welterweight World Championship which is presented in association with Canelo
Promotions and Sugar Shane Mosley Promotions and a 10-round welterweight fight
featuring undefeated rising star Jessie
Vargas
and former World Champion Steve Forbes. Opening the
pay-per-view broadcast will be a 10-round bout between super welterweight
contender DeAndre Latimore and former World Champion Carlos
Quintana
which is presented in association with DiBella Entertainment. The
mega event is sponsored by Corona, Hatfields & McCoys on HISTORY™, DeWalt
Tools, AT&T, O’Reilly Auto Parts and Puebla – Cinco De Mayo and will take
place Saturday, May 5 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will be
produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m.
ET/6:00 p.m. PT.

 

Limited tickets for “Ring Kings: Mayweather vs. Cotto” are still available, with a total ticket
limit of ten (10) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call
Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at
www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

 

Three Las Vegas MGM Resorts, Mandalay Bay, Monte Carlo and The Mirage, will host live closed
circuit telecasts of “Ring Kings: Mayweather vs. Cotto.” Advanced purchased
tickets for the closed circuit telecasts are priced at $75, not including
handling fees. All seats are general admission and are on sale now at each
individual property’s box office outlets or by phone with a major credit card at
(866) 799-7711.

 

Episode three of HBO’s all-access reality series 24/7 MAYWEATHER/COTTO debuts on Saturday,
April 28 (9:45 p.m. ET/PT), with the finale debuting Friday, May 4 (8:00 p.m.
ET/PT), the night before the high-stakes super welterweight title bout. All four
episodes will have multiple replay dates on HBO, and the series will also be
available on HBO On Demand® and HBO GO®.

 

NCM Fathom will broadcast “Ring Kings: Mayweather vs. Cotto” in high definition LIVE to more
than 440 movie theaters nationwide. Tickets to see the fight on the big screen
are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com.