Roach: I had GGG Winning
Freddie Roach, the current trainer of WBO 154-pound champion, Miguel Cotto, was for the fight between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez. And while Adalaide Byrd through the fight into chaos with her 118-110 scorecard, Roach’s scorecard is more in-line with those who were against the draw between
“Pretty good fight, I had ‘Triple G’ winning by two points, it was a close fight… It was definitely entertaining. Alvarez moved quite a bit more than I thought he would carrying all that weight. He was in pretty good shape.”
Following his decision win over Yoshihiro Kamegai in August, there was talk of Cotto facing the winner of Canelo vs. Golovkin. Yet, the draw verdict, which may result in a rematch between GGG and Canelo next May, was the worst possible situation for Cotto, who is looking to fight his last fight on December 2nd.
“It is because they’ll have to do it again and everyone has to pretty much wait in line, now,” conceded Roach. “It was a pretty good action fight and some good punches landed and both seemed to have really good chins. It was entertaining.”
When asked if it was tough to beat Alvarez on the scorecards in Las Vegas, Roach quipped – “It’s very tough to beat ‘Canelo’ in the United States.”
So who does Cotto face next?
Roach stated,”If either one wants to fight us, c’mon.