Good physical condition and great boxing skills allowed José M. Cotto to get a comfortable TKO victory over Colombian Ilido Julio, who abandoned the fight in round six on Saturday night in Caguas, Puerto Rico. “I felt great. Ilido is a very strong boxer, but I was determined to win and I did it,”, said JM Cotto(31-1-1, 23 KOs), who also assured that he’s expecting to go after a junior welterweight championship next year.
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“My brother is in better condition than ever. He’s a warrior, and I’m sure great things will come to him on 2010,” emphasized former welterweight champion Miguel Cotto.
Other results: hot Prospect Abner Cotto (6-0, 4 KOs) had a KO win over Jorger Perez Adornoin in round three, Juan “El Puma” Gonzalez (6-0, 6 KOs) had an explosive first round KO over Jorge Cordero and featherweight sensation Jayson “La Maravilla” Velez had a unanimous decision win over veteran Robert Daluz.
“We had a great show, this was the last for 2009 season. 2010 will come with more exciting fights,” said promoter Miguel Cotto.