ANTONIO MARGARITO RUMORS

Antonio Margarito fight card with Robles vs. Aguilar headlining on Friday in Tijuana

Three time welterweight champion and now boxing promoter Antonio Margarito presents his second fight card of his career this Friday night at the legendary Municipal Auditorium of his hometown of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. Margarito first captured the WBO welterweight title in 2002 by stopping Antonio Diaz in ten. He went on to defend that title seven times. He then captured...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Were we too hard on Antonio Margarito?

Antonio Margarito's Retirement & Reflecting on his Status Antonio Margarito retired this week and it seemed like the general tone of the public was “good riddance.” It’s difficult to remember a more reputation-damaging event than when Antonio Margarito got busted loading wraps for his fight with Shane Mosley. Ironically, Mosley retired the same week that Margarito...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Margarito announces retirement

Former welterweight champ Antonio Margarito officially ended his 18-year professional career Thursday. The fighter known as "The Tijuana Tornado" was a multi-time welterweight titlist, but saw his last days in the sport marked with controversy and suspicion, stemming from the well-documented "Plaster Gate" scandal involving his attempt to wear illegally doctored...
Via Fox Sports
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Antonio Margarito returns on May 26th

*TORNADO WARNING- MARGARITO RETURNS MAY 26!* Former three-time Welterweight World champion Antonio ''Tijuana Tornado'' Margarito will once again take to the ring, as it has been announced this his next fight will be held on May 26th, and will be televised by TV Azteca. Margarito will be taking on Abel Perry at the Casino Del Sol Resort AVA Amphitheater in Tucson...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather calls Manny Pacquiao and Antonio Margarito cheaters

Floyd Mayweather Jr. may have an ongoing defamation suit with Manny Pacquiao, but apparently it’s taught him very little. During the first stop of the promotional tour for his upcoming fight with Miguel Cotto, Mayweather took a shot at the only two fighters to whom Cotto has lost. “One man has to rise to the occasion and that will be me,” Mayweather reportedly said Monday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Miguel Cotto's Recent Fights Give Puerto Rican Confidence Heading Into Rematch With Antonio Margarito

If there’s a favorite in the Miguel Cotto-Antonio Margarito rematch, it has to be the Puerto Rican, Cotto. Cotto comes motivated and confident that he will have his revenge against the man that took away his undefeated record on July 26, 2008. The Puerto Rican fighter feels “powerful” and calm. He has commented on various occasions that he has prepared differently for this...
Via NESN.com
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Cotto expects to handle Margarito

The WBA super light middleweight title is on the line Saturday night when Miguel Cotto takes on Antonio Margarito in New York City, but that belt almost seems like an afterthought compared to the tension between the two men and the controversy leading up to the fight. Three years ago, they met, with Cotto controlling the early rounds, but ultimately succumbing to Margarito's...
Via Fox Sports
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss

Miguel Cotto-Antonio Margarito II Should Be Latest Battle in Long List of Epic Mexico-Puerto Bouts wars

As two of the biggest powerhouses in boxing, Mexico and Puerto Rico have offered great battles on the ring, with Miguel Cotto-Antonio Margarito II sure to be another addition to the lists of classics. We take a look down memory lane to look at some of the most memorable fights between the two nations. Jorge "Travieso" Arce vs. Wilfredo "Papito" Vasquez -- May...
Via NESN.com
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Cotto-Margarito rematch full of hate

James Carr Three years ago, Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito faced off in one of the most highly anticipated bouts of the year in front of a packed crowd in Las Vegas. Finally, after three years of mystery and accusation, the bitter rivals will re-enter the ring in Madison Square Garden this Saturday. This time, it wont simply be talent, birthplace and styles that make this fight...
Via Fox Sports South
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Cotto-Margarito II has the ingredients of another classic

James Carr Three years ago, Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito faced off in one of the most highly anticipated bouts of the year in front of a packed crowd in Las Vegas. Finally, after three years of mystery and accusation, the bitter rivals will re-enter the ring in Madison Square Garden this Saturday. This time, it wont simply be talent, birthplace and styles that make this fight...
Via Fox Sports South
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss
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