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Miguel Cotto v Sadam Ali: Surprise points defeat for WBO champion in final bout

From BBC - December 2, 2017

Six-time world champion Miguel Cotto ended his 16-year boxing career with a unanimous points-decision defeat by Sadam Ali in New York.

Cotto, 37, had announced before the defence of his WBO light-middleweight title that the fight would be his last.

But the Puerto Rican, who won world titles in four weight categories, could not handle the quickness of 29-year-old Ali.

"I am good, and I want to be happy in my home with my family," Cotto said.

Cotto's career ends with 41 wins and six defeats. He suffered an injury to his left biceps in the seventh round at Madison Square Garden (MSG) and struggled to make an impact in the fight.

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