Mexican warrior Antonio Margarito is now 2-0 into his latest comeback – a comeback the 38-year-old launched even though his eyesight may be in clear and present danger as a result – and he is now looking and calling for a big fight. On Saturday, Margarito scored a decent enough points win over Ramon Alvarez, registering a knockdown along the way to his 10-round split decision victory. The fight took place at super-welterweight, with former … Read Article
Antonio Margarito fought well tonight through the first eight rounds and then held on to beat Ramon “Inocente” Alvarez (23-5-2, 15 KOs) by a narrow 10 round split decision to win the World Boxing Organization Continental welterweight title at the Baja California Center in Playas de Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico. … Read Article
Though he didn’t look good, not a bit like he did in his prime, against Jorge Paez Junior in his comeback fight in March of this year, former welterweight king Antonio Margarito will continue his comeback with a reported fight against Ramon Alvarez in Baja, California on August 13th. Margarito, 39-8(27) and fighting for the first time since December of 2011, got up from a knockdown to out-point Paez Jr, but he put his decidedly … Read Article
Mexican warrior Antonio Margarito returned to action for the first time in four years last night, and in his homeland and there was a huge, 10,000 crowd on hand to see what the former champ had left. With Mexican legends Julio Cesar Chavez (doing commentary for TV) and Marco Antonio Barrera watching from ringside, the 37-year-old showed he still has heart and courage, but little else.… Read Article
(Photo: German Villasenor / Team Margarito) Los Angeles, CA (February 29, 2016) – Four years removed from his last appearance in a ring, former four time (WBO 147 LB./ IBF 147LB./WBA 147 LB./ Ring Magazine World Welterweight champion), Antonio ”The Tijuana Tornado” Margarito, 38-8, (27KOs) has been given a clean bill of eye health, surgically repaired and good to go, now looks forward to resuming his career this Saturday night at the Arena Ciudad De … Read Article
Former world champion Antonio “Tornado de Tijuana” Margarito has been approved to fight again, after receiving a green light, due to a medical thumbs up.… Read Article
Mexican former welterweight champion, Antonio Margarito – set for a comeback at the age of 37 – has publicly slated bitter rival, Miguel Cotto, calling the Puerto Rican WBC middleweight champion ‘a girl’ as he chases a 3rd fight between them.
Margarito was famously embroiled in the loaded wraps saga before his 2009 fight with ‘Sugar’ Shane Mosley, thus causing his destructive TKO win over Miguel Cotto in his previous outing to be called severely … Read Article
He may now be 37, yet Mexico’s controversial former welterweight champion, Antonio Margarito (38-8, 27ko), has signalled that he intends to return to action after four years away from the sport.
Margarito hasn’t been seen since his brutal 2011 rematch loss at the hands of Miguel Cotto, who took great delight that night in avenging his controversial defeat to the Mexican 2 1/2 years previously; a fight that will be forever called into question after … Read Article
Three time welterweight champion and now burgeoning 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 the IBF version by stopping Kermit Cintron in the sixth round and the … Read Article
LOS ANGELES, CA.-Surprised by recent articles claiming his return to boxing ex World Champion Antonio Margarito has announced that there is absolutely no truth on a possible return to the sport or that he is suffering from financial difficulties due to a divorce.
The Mexican fighter hasn’t been in the ring since his December 2011 rematch loss to Miguel Cotto. He announced his retirement on June of last year. Currently, the ‘Tijuana Tornado’ is living … Read Article