It was Miguel Cotto who drove Floyd Mayweather Jr into Retirement says Famed Promoter
By Johnny Benz, Doghouse Boxing (July 24, 2008)  
At a press conference on Wednesday to help hype Saturday's highly anticipated HBO match up between Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito, Promoter Bob Arum was on hand.

At the conference Arum made it clear what he thought of retired boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. Arum blasted Mayweather Jr. for not having anything that could hurt Cotto and assured those in attendance that Cotto is the reason Mayweather Jr. abruptly retired.

In regards to a Cotto vs Mayweather Jr. fight, Arum stated: "Miguel would run him out of the ring." Arum went on to add: "He has nothing to hurt Miguel with. Miguel drove him into retirement."

You can Cotto vs.Margarito HBO pay-per-view telecast this coming Saturday beginning at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT. The telecast has a suggested retail price of $49.95.

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