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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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