Floyd Mayweather (L) faces Miguel Cotto (Hoganphotos/Golden Boy Promotions)LAS VEGAS -- For all the accusations that he has ducked this guy and ducked that guy, notably Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has certainly fought a laundry list of the world's greatest fighters of the last 20th and early 21st century.
Juan Manuel Marquez (AP)Already on his resume are wins over greats such as Oscar De La Hoya, Shane Mosley and Juan Manuel Marquez, all three of whom are destined to wind up in the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Mayweather also has victories over elite fighters like the late Diego Corrales, Zab Judah, Jose Luis Castillo, the late Genaro Hernandez, Ricky Hatton, Jesus Chavez and Carlos Hernandez, among others.
But is it possible that his opponent on Saturday in the HBO Pay-Per-View mega-fight at the MGM Grand Garden, Miguel Cotto, is the best of all of them? You can make a good case for it.
Cotto, now the World Boxing Association super welterweight champion, is 37-2 with 30 knockouts and has been a world champion at super lightweight, welterweight and super welterweight.Read More »from Is Miguel Cotto the best opponent Floyd Mayweather has ever faced?