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.
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”