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Cotto-Margarito II: Fight Back On? 10/1 and 12/3 on Hold

By Chris LaBate

After all looked lost, we could see a rematch between Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito in 2011. According to a report in the Los Angeles Times, Margarito has undergone cataract surgery to repair what was considered a career-threatening injury to his right eye, which he suffered during last November's decision loss to Manny Pacquiao.

Margarito's promoter, Bob Arum of Top Rank, told the paper that his boxer is scheduled to receive final clearance in two weeks to begin sparring around July 1, and Arum has two dates on hold for a possible pay-per-view rematch with Cotto - Oct. 1 and Dec. 3. Margarito expects that he'll be ready to fight Cotto by the end of the year.

"I'm not closing the door on [fighting] this year," Margarito told The Times. "Without a doubt, I believe I'm ready to fight someone like him. I'll fight anyone as soon as the doctor says it's OK to fight."

Margarito handed Cotto the first loss of his career with an eleven round TKO in July of 2008.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hyper Knuckles on 05-26-2011

[QUOTE=iniduoh;10604126]At this point, who cares about these two has beens that never was.[/QUOTE] You obviously, for posting here sh!thead.

Comment by iniduoh on 05-26-2011

[QUOTE=iniduoh;10604126]At this point, who cares about these two has beens that never was.[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=quique24;10604609]2 has beens tha never was? Your an idiot.. Cotto is still one of the bigger draws in boxing behind only Pac and Mayweather..[/QUOTE] Hey fanboy, my…

Comment by TOBYLEE1 on 05-26-2011

Margo's face might not hold up. Garcia will be looking to stop the fight if it ever happens. margo is to dumb for his own good to stop fighting. Margo is visibly showing that he gets hurt fight after fight.…

Comment by quique24 on 05-26-2011

[QUOTE=iniduoh;10604126]At this point, who cares about these two has beens that never was.[/QUOTE] 2 has beens tha never was? Your an idiot.. Cotto is still one of the bigger draws in boxing behind only Pac and Mayweather..

Comment by Uturn on 05-26-2011

Margarito will get badly hurt this time. He's finished at the top, he's damaged goods. Pacquiao took his soul.

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