DiBella, Sarmiento: No excuses for Martinez, “Cotto is a great champ”
Sergio Martinez's promoter Lou DiBella and the former middleweigth champ's trainer Pablo Sarmiento offered no excuses for their fighter, who Miguel Cotto stopped after nine rounds. "This was Miguel Cotto's night," DiBella said Martinez, who could not make the post-fight press conference due to medical precautions, told him. "Cotto was superior to Sergio tonight," Sarmiento said. "He's a great champion."