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It has been very widespread throughout the press in recent days, that Mikey Garcia opted against signing a contract to fight the renown Puerto Rican 4-weight world champion Miguel Cotto. Such a fight would have seen Garcia jump up in weight by 14lbs to the unnatural weight of the Jr Middleweight limit.

Garcia considered the fight for a long time but ultimately decided that proposal wasn’t best suited for him; given that if he had struck a deal with Golden Boy he would have agreed to the lucrative career defining fights against not only WBO Jr Middleweight Champion Miguel Cotto but was also presented with the opportunity to unify at his natural weight class against the Lineal and WBA World Lightweight Champion Jorge Linares but part of the agreement would have seen Garcia relinquish his promotional rights to Golden Boy Promotions on a long-term basis and that proved too much of a sticking point for Garcia.

Miguel Cotto’s hall of fame trainer Freddie Roach spoke exclusively with boxingscene.com, Roach has shared his opinion on that potential matchup not being made and has viewed the decision as a positive. Roach has said the potential matchup would have put Cotto in a no-win position and inflicting the first professional defeat of Garcia’s career would have been merely dismissed as a case of Garcia being ‘too small’.

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