Miguel Cotto speaks out on Family Feud with Uncle
By John Benz, Doghouse Boxing (April 9, 2009)  
An altercation between Miguel Cotto and his uncle/trainer, has lead Cotto to issue a statement. Cotto has released a statement to the press in reagards to the feud he had with his uncle.

Quoted by the spanish publication, El Nuevo Dia Newspaper, Cotto discussed the incident, stating: "This afternoon, after concluding my training session for my next fight, I sustained an incident with my uncle Evangelista Cotto. This is a family and very personal matter, which is why I ask that you give me the space and respect in my intimacy needed to cope with situation."

Cotto went on to add that he will remain focused in his training, but that his uncle will no longer be part of the team. "Let it be known that as of this moment Evangelista Cotto will no longer form part of my corner, but at the same time, you should all rest assured that I will continue to work tirelessly for my next scheduled fight in June, where I will successfully defend my title with pride for all Puerto Ricans,” stated Cotto.

To read details of the incident, click here.

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