Cotto exacts revenge on Margarito pictures

Miguel Cotto retained the WBA light-middleweight world title after avenging his loss to Antonio Margarito with a 10th-round stoppage over the Mexican in front of a packed Madison Square Garden in New York.

And other than the raucous sell-out crowd of 21,239 fans, which roared Cotto’s every move, little seemed different between Saturday’s bout and the pair’s first meeting in 2008.

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Cotto vs Margarito II weigh-in pictures

Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito both made the 153-pound catchweight limit for their WBA light-middleweight title fight at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night.

Champion Cotto scaled in at 152.25lbs for the hotly anticipated grudge match while challenger Margarito who took to the scales to a torrent of boos, clocked in at 152.5lbs.

Cotto vs Margarito II sells out The Garden

WBA light-middleweight champion Miguel Cotto and challenger Antonio Margarito have sold every last ticket for their eagerly anticipated rematch this weekend at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Cotto vs Margarito II final presser pictures

Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito held their final press conference last night ahead of their eagerly awaited rematch this Saturday at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

Things got really personal between the pair when accusations and counter-claims of criminality and assault were thrown around, turning the press event into a mud-slinging contest.

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Cotto vs Margarito 24/7 Episode 2

The final instalment of Cotto vs Margarito 24/7 sees the Mexican flying into New York for a doctor’s room tour as the New York State Athletic Commission push granting a license right to the wire. Cotto’s new trainer Pedro Luis Diaz explains why he defected from Cuba to pursue a pro career, and the champion’s camp admits to making Tony’s eye a priority.

Antonio Margarito media workout pictures

Antonio Margarito joined stablemate Brandon Rios at the Kingsway Gym in New York City to workout for the media ahead of his light-middleweight title clash with Miguel Cotto this weekend.

Miguel Cotto media workout video

Footage of Miguel Cotto’s media workout yesterday ahead of his rematch with Antonio Margarito on December 3. From his base in Orlando, Florido with new trainer Pedro Luis Diaz, the WBA light-middleweight champ works his way from some shadow boxing, pads, heavy bag and various conditioning drills to a backdrop of traditional Peurto Rican music blaring through the speakers.

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Ring Life: Antonio Margarito

Everyone knows Antonio Margarito for the loaded hand wraps scandal that tarnished his career, but not many know the story of the little boy from Tijuana that turned pro at 15 and learnt his trade at the punishing hands of seasoned fighters, the family man that lost his brother to a robbery just as things were starting to look up, or the husband that would not have had a career if not for his wife sacrifices. All these stories our told in Ring Life: Antonio Margarito…

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