Career-defining victory over Mosley sets up big paydays for Cotto

Miguel Cotto has proved his worth by defeating Shane Mosley in his first real test as a welterweight. So what's next for the Puerto Rican star?

Originally Published: November 11, 2007
By Ron Borges | Special to ESPN.com

The scorecards were closer than the fight was -- which is too often the case in boxing these days -- but Miguel Cotto achieved what he'd hoped for at Madison Square Garden Saturday night regardless. He separated himself from the rest.

Certainly Floyd Mayweather is still out there, just as undefeated as Cotto is, but Mayweather first has to face down equally undefeated Ricky Hatton next month before he can even begin to think about Cotto and, frankly, it's a thought he'd probably just as ...

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