Cotto wins title as Foreman's knee fails

Updated: June 6, 2010, 11:14 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Miguel Cotto watched the white towel fly into the ring, the universal sign of surrender, and thought he'd won the first main event at Yankee Stadium in more than three decades.

Dozens of people flooded through the ropes while Yuri Foreman limped around and implored referee Arthur Mercante Jr. to allow the match to continue. His badly twisted right knee kept him from doing much, but his indomitable heart would not allow the fight to end with him on his feet.

Cotto made sure ...

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