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 Last update:  5/9/2010       Read more by Boxing Photos         
   
Photos: Antonio Margarito is Back; Beats Roberto Garcia
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Over 17,000 fans packed La Plaza de Toros Monumental in Aguascalientes, Mexico to welcome back former three time welterweight champion Antonio "Tijuana Tornado" Margarito (38-6, 27 KOs), who won a ten round unanimous decision over Roberto Garcia (28-3, 21 KOs). The scores were 99-89, 100-88 and 99-90. Margarito had been inactive since last January 24 while serving a suspension from the California State Athletic Commission after an illegal substance was found in his handwraps prior to the loss to Shane Mosley. (photos by Rafael Soto/Zanfer)

Garcia survived a first round knockdown but couldn't handle the harder punching, more experienced Margarito. The ref took away a point from Garcia for a head clash in round eight and another point in the tenth round for repeated low blows.



 

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comment by boxing maniac, on 06-10-2010
Marga-chito nut sucker I would of proved that he didn't need loaded wraps to punch... but since he couldn't KO Garcia I guess it proves he never had punching power. Cuz Garcia walked threw every punch after that flash knock down. Get off Tony's nuts and I hope he never gets his license back fuken...

comment by El 7 Mares V.2, on 06-09-2010
[QUOTE=Eaner0919]well for this fight I am willing to give him the benefit 1. new trainer who really made him try a lot of different things 2. 16 months off which really showed up 3. if a proposed Manny fight is on the table would you rather have one round or 10 under your belt 4. looking at...

comment by Eaner0919, on 06-09-2010
[quote=IMDAZED]I sure hope you're right, E. I didn't feel too good about that fight.[/quote] well for this fight I am willing to give him the benefit 1. new trainer who really made him try a lot of different things 2. 16 months off which really showed up 3. if a proposed Manny fight is on the ta...

comment by Eaner0919, on 06-09-2010
[quote=pistol whip]Ugh guys when was Margarito ever a big puncher????[/quote] never ever.

comment by IMDAZED, on 06-09-2010
[QUOTE=Eaner0919]and yet another one? wow what's with the Garcia ball slurping on here? you guys do realize Margarito could have knocked Garcia smooth the fukk out right? you do realize he was off for 16 months and........DUH......needed the rounds right? I mean what good would it do ...

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