Stats Galore on Floyd, Cotto, Canelo, Mosley

BY The Sweet Science ON April 30, 2012
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MayweatherCottoMay51Las Vegas, April 30 - Long live the kings of the ring Floyd Mayweather, Miguel Cotto, Canelo Alvarez and Sugar Shane Mosley as they prepare for "Ring Kings: Mayweather vs. Cotto," the biggest fight of 2012 taking place this Saturday, May 5 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. which will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®.

The event features four of boxing's biggest stars who all boast the experience and records to merit the worthiness of the fight's title. With an average of 44 professional bouts each, these four fighters have the star power, skills and experience to make May 5 an unforgettable night of boxing.

Below please find some of the most noteworthy facts and figures about Mayweather, Cotto, Canelo and Mosley which support their individual and collective "king of the ring" status.

TOTALS AMONG THE FOUR MAIN FIGHTERS ON THE CARD:

  • 164 wins, 9 losses, 2 draws, 124 KO wins
  • 1,208 rounds boxed (average of 302 per fighter)
  • 61 world title fights among the four
  • By the end of May 5, all 4 of them will have had at least 40 professional fights

FLOYD MAYWEATHER

  • 42-0 (26 KO's), 303 rounds boxed
  • KO percentage: 62%
  • 19-0 (10 KO's) in title fights
  • Won world titles in 5 divisions
  • Fought 16 fellow world champions (17-0 vs. them)
  • Despite not being known for his power punches, 12 of his Mayweather's 26 KO's have come in the first four rounds

MIGUEL COTTO

  • 37-2 (30 KO's), 269 rounds boxed
  • KO percentage: 77%
  • 17-2 (14) in title fights, last 19 fights ALL for titles-last non-title fight was in 2004
  • Won titles in 3 divisions
  • Fought 13 fellow champions (12-2 vs. them)

CANELO ALVAREZ

  • 39-0-1 (29 KO's), 248 rounds boxed (tremendous pro experience for a 21-year-old)
  • KO percentage: 73%
  • 4-0 (3 KO's) in title fights
  • Fought two champions (2-0 vs. them)
  • Early power: Also has 12 knockouts in the first two rounds

SHANE MOSLEY

  • 46-7-1 (39 KO's) with 1 no-contest, 388 rounds boxed
  • KO percentage: 71%
  • 15-6 (12 KO's) in title fights
  • Won titles in 3 divisions
  • Fought 13 fellow champions (9-7-1 with 1 no-contest vs. them)
  • Remarkable streak: as a lightweight, 8 title defenses, 8 knockouts

TWITTER FOLLOWERS:

(Note: These numbers were updated at 4:00 p.m. ET on Monday, April 30)

  • Mayweather (@FloydMayweather): 2,709,254
  • Cotto (@RealMiguelCotto): 149,104
  • Mosley (@SugarShaneM): 96,822
  • Canelo (@CaneloOficial): 76,152

**Note: Interim titles/titlists not included in the above statistics.

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