Miguel Cotto Net Worth : $15 Million
A Puerto Rican Professional Boxer
Source of Wealth
Date of Birth
October 29, 1980
Miguel Cotto’s Income & Total Net Worth
Miguel Cotto, Puerto Rican professional boxer, has an estimated worth of $15 million. He is ranked 75th by Forbes in the list of world’s highest-paid athletes. He began his career in boxing in lightweight divisions, competing for Puerto Rico in 2000 Summer Olympics. In 2006, he moved to welterweight division. His worth comprises of winnings from the boxing knockouts. His was paid $8 million for his fight with Floyd Mayweather, on May 5, 2012. His highest earning was when he fought against Manny Pacquiano, for which he was paid approximately $12 million.
Properties: Private Fortune
Miguel Cotto owns a beach house in Puerto Rico.
Miguel Cotto’s Career
Cotto started his career in boxing in the lightweight and welterweight divisions, representing Puerto Rico in summer Olympics 2000. He has won 35 fights out of 37. His professional career includes:
- Light Welterweight– He faced Kelson Pinto from Brazil on September 11, 2004. He defended the former world champion Randall Bailey by knockout. Then he faced former Olympic gold medallist Mohamed Abdulaev from Uzbekistan. He also had a fight with Paul Maglignaggi.
- Welterweight– Cotto showed his interest to move to the welterweight division. He defeated Carlos Quintana by technical knockout. He had defeated Zab Judah. Then, he defeated Sahne Mosley.
- Light Middleweight– He fought against Yuri Foreman, Antonio Margarito, Austin Trout and Floyd Mayweather.
- He won the match against Antonio Margarito, Ricardo Mayorga, Joshua Clottey, Oktay Urkal and many more. He made numerous records in defeating opponents.
- Professional Championships– Miguel won several world and international/regional titles, like:
- WBO Light Welterweight Champion (140 lbs)
- WBA Welterweight Champion (147 lbs)
- WBA Light Middleweight Champion (154 lbs)
- WBC International Light Welterweight Champion (140 lbs)
- WBO NABO Light Welterweight Champion (140 Lbs)
- WBA Fedalatin Light Welterweight Champion (140 lbs)