Now that the WBO welterweight title of Miguel Cotto will be put on the line on his battle on November 14 against Manny Pacquiao, the Pacman can now focus on building his legacy as the Champion of all champions " the opportunity to become the first ever pugilist to win 7 titles in 7 different divisions.
Although the fight contract has not been signed yet by either fighter, Top Rank`s big honcho Bob Arum already confirmed that the fight would be contested at 145 lbs. and yes, it is now a title bout.
Pacquiao must now keep his eyes on the prize as this will surely seal his legacy as the world`s most elite prizefighter. Cotto is a tough foe to defeat but with proper training and uninterrupted preparation, the Pacman can definitely make history once again on November 14 by handing the Boricua Bomber his second loss in his professional career.
A win by Pacquiao will catapult him to pound for pound supremacy even over his heir-apparent, the former pound for pound Lord Floyd Mayweather, Jr., who is scheduled to do battle with Juan Manuel Marquez on September 19 in a non-title welterweight match. Providing that Pacquiao and Mayweather come out victorious on their separate scheduled matches against rugged and talented oppositions in Cotto and Marquez, respectively, a clash between these two pound for pound warriors looms in the horizon. By then, the boxing world will surely find out who is the real King of boxing " the authentic cash cow of the undying sport of the Sweet Science.