A Decade Ago: When Manny Pacquiao Beat Up Bad Boy Margarito

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Was it really a full decade ago when superstar Manny Pacquiao captured his eighth world title in as many different weight divisions with a brutally brilliant, prolonged beating of Antonio Margarito? It was indeed.

On November 13, 2010, inside a packed out AT&T Stadium in the heart of Texas, Pacquiao went up in weight once again, this time to super-welterweight (or if you prefer, junior-middleweight).… read full article “A Decade Ago: When Manny Pacquiao Beat Up Bad Boy Margarito”

Ten Years Ago Today: Sugar Shane Mosley Smashes Antonio Margarito To Defeat (and Margarito’s loaded wraps ensure his fall from grace)

“Sugar” Shane Mosley fought one of his greatest fights; certainly his most aggressive, ruthless and nasty fights. Though deemed past his best at age 37 and in danger of a beating at the hands of the big-for-the-weight Antonio Margarito, Mosley instead put on a violent master-class in Los Angeles a decade ago today.… read full article “Ten Years Ago Today: Sugar Shane Mosley Smashes Antonio Margarito To Defeat (and Margarito’s loaded wraps ensure his fall from grace)”

Antonio Margarito: The “Loaded” Gloves and His Rivalry with Miguel Cotto on Dec 23 on Telemundo

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The New Season Debuts on Telemundo this Sunday, December 23 at 11 p.m. ET with a Look Back at the Controversy Behind Three-Time Former Welterweight World Champion Antonio Margarito: The “Loaded” Gloves and His Rivalry with Miguel Cotto

MIAMI, Fla.… read full article “Antonio Margarito: The “Loaded” Gloves and His Rivalry with Miguel Cotto on Dec 23 on Telemundo”

Robbery Of The Year: Antonio Margarito “wins” via technical decision versus Carson Jones

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Back in September, in Chihuahua, Mexico, former world champion Antonio Margarito, fighting on despite being as close to shot as can be imagined, scored a highly contentious technical decision win over tough and seasoned contender Carson Jones. Some other picks may be put forward, but to this writer’s way of thinking, this fight is fully deserving of picking up The Robbery of The Year distinction.

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Antonio Margarito wins controversial Technical Decision in war with Carson Jones

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Last night in Chihuahua, Mexico, former world ruler Antonio Margarito scored a highly contentious technical decision win over Carson Jones. At the conclusion of the 7th round, Margarito – who suffered a cut to his right eye in round-two; the damage ruled to have been caused by a head-clash – remained on his stool.

Initially it appeared as though Jones, who was really hammering an exhausted-looking Margarito in the 7th round, had won via corner retirement. Instead, to Jones’ utter dismay, Jimmy Lennon Junior announced how the fight had actually been stopped by the doctor due to the cut and that the fight would go down to the score-cards.

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Miguel Cotto-Antonio Margarito III: Would you watch it?

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Controversial Mexican warrior Antonio Margarito continues his comeback tomorrow night in Chihuahua, as the 39 year old faces Carson Jones in a ten-round 154 pound non-title fight. Margarito says he is in the best shape of his life (the usual battle-cry of an ageing, past his best former champ) and that after he defeats Jones he wants a third fight with Miguel Cotto.

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Carson Jones-Antonio Margarito set for September in Mexico

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Mexican bad boy Antonio Margarito will continue his comeback on September 2 in Chihuahua, Mexico, the former welterweight ruler set to face teak-tough fringe contender Carson Jones. Jones, the owner of one very hard-earned 40-11-3(30) pro record, announced the fight on his FaceBook page, vowing to his fans that he will beat Margarito up (the bout is also up on BoxRec).

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Chavez wants Margarito, then a title shot

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Okay, the above headline is admittedly guilty of suggesting a quite mouth-watering fight; but even if it is not referring to Julio Cesar Chavez Jr against Antonio Margarito, in what would be an all-Mexican bad boy Vs. bad boy match-up, the possible fight in the headline is a good one all the same.

Omar Chavez, the less famous son of Chavez Snr, has a good record at 36-3-1(24) and the 154-pounder wants to get a fight with former welterweight king Margarito and then a shot at a world title.

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Antonio Margarito beats Ramon Alvarez, but please don’t let him fight Canelo!

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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 world champ “Tony” picking up a WBO bauble along with the win. But the really disturbing news came in the form of what Margarito, 40-8(27) called for after his latest win: a fight with the primed and peaking Saul “Canelo” Alvarez.

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