When the eyes of the boxing world are fixated on what potentially would be the biggest fight of all time -- a Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao showdown -- it's easy to forget that there are other megafights to be made. On Saturday, when Mayweather (42-0, 26 KOs) will face Miguel Cotto (37-2, 30 KOs) for his junior middleweight title at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, we'll get one. When two future Hall of Famers climb into the ring together, it's a treat that shouldn't be taken for granted, and Cotto and Mayweather in particular are a good bet to produce as many or more fireworks as any other fights of this magnitude.
With both fighters having spent more than a decade at the top of their respective divisions, they are two of the most watched and scrutinized boxers of our era. Mayweather's strengths are his blazing speed and spot-on accuracy, while Cotto's ruggedness and great boxing technique make him a favorite among fans of all persuasions.
With the stage set, here are five keys to victory for Cotto on Saturday:
Press the issue
Rhythm is gonna get ya
A hook to build a dream on
The same token
Do the crab dance
Diego Morilla is a contributor to ESPNdeportes.com.