While Miguel Cotto has been his usual reserved self, Sergio Martinez—who defends his middleweight title against Cotto on June 7 in Madison Square Garden—has decided that part of being champion means acting like a pound-for-pound sourpuss as often as possible leading up to the fight. A few months ago, Martinez had this to say about Cotto: “He does not respect boxing and he does not respect history.” Who knows where Martinez got that one from? Then, after finally completing fusspot negotiations to make the match against the Puerto Rican veteran, Martinez landed another classy dig at Cotto during a press conference. Cotto, he said, “is like a little girl, like a 16-year-old girl.” Read “Sour Times: Sergio Martinez Gives Miguel Cotto Attitude” on Remezcla.
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