Abner Cotto started off his pro career aged 21 and currently has a record of 18-3-0. Cotto now looks to build on the experience gained in his first 21 fights. Cotto's longest KO streak is 3 fights long out of his 21 career fights.
In a memorable debut Cotto gained a KO win against Edwin Gomez in a 4 round contest, becoming the 4th person to stop Gomez. Following his debut, Cotto had an impressive start to his career as he went on to win his next 11 fights including 6 times in 2009 and once in 2011 against the likes of Carlos Claudio, Jorge luis Perez adorno and Edgar Portillo.
On July 14th, 2012 Cotto fought and beat Juan Montiel (5-5-3) to continue his unbeaten streak. Cotto's fight against Juan Montiel came in the 8th round of a 8 round fight via TKO. Cotto became the first person to stop Montiel. Taking his record to 15-0-0. Cotto then went on to win his next fight against Alejandro Rodriguez.
Cotto then went on to fight and beat Sergio Perez on December 22nd, 2012 maintaining his unbeaten record. Becoming the first person to stop Sergio Perez, Cotto beat Perez via RTD in the 7th round of a 10 round fight.
Taking the first knock of his career, Cotto fought Omar Figueroa on April 20th, 2013 and was defeated by Figueroa. Cotto faced the first defeat and stoppage of his career against Omar Figueroa in the 1st round of a 10 round fight via KO. Cotto then went on to fight a further 2 fights taking his record to 17-2-0
Jerry Belmontes was the next fight for Cotto on August 7th, 2014 and also his next career win. In 2014 Cotto fought his next opponent in Jerry Belmontes. A challenging 10 round fight that ended in Cotto's favour as the judges awarded Cotto the SD victory. Cotto was the 5th person to defeat Belmontes.
Cotto went into his next fight against Javier Fortuna on November 1st, 2014 with a career record of 18 wins. Left wondering where Cotto's career will go next, Fortuna became only the 2nd man to stop Cotto in the 5th round of a 10 round fight.