Trainer has Cotto back on track

Pedro Diaz's training methods are helping Miguel Cotto enjoy boxing again.

Updated: November 30, 2012, 3:43 PM ET
By Hiram Martinez | ESPNdeportes.com

NEW YORK -- Pedro Luis Diaz heard the critics who scoffed that he had no experience in professional boxing when he took over as Miguel Cotto's trainer a little more than a year ago. But that never stopped him from dedicating himself to rediscovering the Miguel Cotto he first saw in 1997 competing in an amateur tournament in Colombia.

"He was a young fighter, but with extraordinary qualities," said Diaz, who at that time was a member of the Cuban boxing team's coaching staff. "I told [trainer] ...

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