Originally Posted by EngorgedW/Blood
It was just a duck fest of epic proportions, that backfired against the duckers and cherrypickers. De La Hoya was scared of Margarito, cherrypicked Pacquiao and got knocked out. Margarito wanted no part of Paul Williams and instead cherrypicked the aging Shane Mosley coming off a not so great performance against Mayorga, and got knocked out worse than De La Hoya. The cherrypickers got picked apart
This is simply not true. He fought Pacquiao because it financially smarter to. Margarito loses to Paul Williams, gets one win vs Cotto then got knocked out by Mosley. His stock wasn't high enough.