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Cotto ready for Gomez but has 'Money' on his mind

Miguel Cotto has dreams of a big "Money" fight -- as in a showdown with Floyd "Money" Mayweather. Can a win over Alfonso Gomez angle him toward a date with the welterweight king?

Originally Published: April 10, 2008
By Tim Smith | Special to ESPN.com

There was a time when the question Miguel Cotto would be asked most often was whether he would become the next Felix Trinidad, a beloved Puerto Rican boxing icon. It was an irritating question because it meant that Cotto was supposed to follow a path that had already been created.

Cotto, who is from Caguas, Puerto Rico, always diplomatically answered the question by praising Trinidad and saying that he was blazing his own trail.

That question has been replaced by an equally irritating ...

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