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Three Cards in Three Weeks

by on Dec.24, 2011, under Boxing News

Back-to-back roadtrips to witness Cotto-Margarito, Khan-Peterson, and Ward-Froch an unforgetable experience

By Chip Mitchell

 

Miguel Cotto (right) bounces a right off the chin of Antonio Margarito in their rematch.  (Photo Credit : Chris Farina - Top Rank, copyright 2011)

Miguel Cotto (right) bounces a right off the chin of Antonio Margarito in their rematch. (Photo Credit : Chris Farina - Top Rank, copyright 2011)

My colleague Robert Uzzell and I recently attended three major fight cards on the east coast. The events just so happened to take place on back-to-back-to-back weekends. Hey, who says all the good fights land in Vegas? As gas prices soared to about $3.80 per gallon, we wondered if Greyhound or even Air Tran would be a feasible option in the future. Nevertheless, we gassed up the vehicle and began our journey.

First up was the much-anticipated rematch between Antonio ‘The Tijuana Tornado’ Margarito and Miguel ‘Junito’ Cotto. The house was packed as the majority Hispanic crowd came to support their respective compatriots. There were maybe three times as many Cotto supporters than there were fans for Margarito. (continue reading…)

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Photo of the Day: Cotto Stops Margarito

by on Dec.06, 2011, under Boxing News

NEW YORK CITY --   Miguel Cotto (right) stops Antonio Margarito in the 10th round , Saturday, December 3, at Madison Square Garden. (Photo Credit : Chris Farina - Top Rank, copyright 2011)

NEW YORK CITY -- Miguel Cotto (right) stops Antonio Margarito in the 10th round , Saturday, December 3, at Madison Square Garden. (Photo Credit : Chris Farina - Top Rank, copyright 2011)

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Photo of the Day: Cotto and Margarito in L.A.

by on Sep.28, 2011, under Boxing News

Sept. 22, 2011, Los Angeles,Ca.  ---   Miguel Cotto talks with reporters Thursday in Los Angeles during a public press conference on the world tour to announce his highly-anticipated World Championship rematch against Antonio Margarito , Saturday, December 3, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Promoted by Top Rank, in association with Cotto Promotions, Tornado Promotions, AT&T, and Madison Square Garden, Cotto-Margarito II will be produced and distributed Live by HBO Pay-Per-View®.  --- Photo Credit : Chris Farina - Top Rank,  copyright 2011

Sept. 22, 2011, Los Angeles,Ca. --- Miguel Cotto talks with reporters Thursday in Los Angeles during a public press conference on the world tour to announce his highly-anticipated World Championship rematch against Antonio Margarito , Saturday, December 3, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Promoted by Top Rank, in association with Cotto Promotions, Tornado Promotions, AT&T, and Madison Square Garden, Cotto-Margarito II will be produced and distributed Live by HBO Pay-Per-View®. --- Photo Credit : Chris Farina - Top Rank, copyright 2011

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PHOTOS: Results from Cowboy Stadium–Pacquiao vs. Margarito and Undercard Bouts

by on Nov.14, 2010, under Press Releases

pacquiao_margarito20101113_001aARLINGTON, TX, November 13, 2010 – Superstar Manny Pacquiao wins a 12-round unanimous decision over Antonio Margarito Saturday night at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington,Texas.  – Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2010

jones_soto-karass20101113_002aARLINGTON, TX, November 13, 2010 – Mike Jones wins a 10-round majority decision over Jesus Soto-Karass Saturday night at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington,Texas.  – Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2010 (continue reading…)

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PHOTO: Pacquiao and Margarito Weigh-In

by on Nov.13, 2010, under Press Releases

pacquiao_margarito20weighin20101112_004aARLINGTON, TX, November 12, 2010 – (L-R) Superstar Manny Pacquiao and three-time world champion Antonio Margarito weigh in at (Pacquiao 144.6 lb,Margarito 150 lb) for their superfight on November 13 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington,Texas. Pacquiao vs Margarito is promoted by Top Rank in association with MP Promotions and Cowboys Stadium.  The Pacquiao vs Margarito telecast will be available live on HBO Pay Per View.   — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2010

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