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Photos: Antonio Margarito is Back; Beats Roberto Garcia

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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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) 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…

Comment by El 7 Mares V.2 on 06-09-2010

[QUOTE=Eaner0919;8583539]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…

Comment by Eaner0919 on 06-09-2010

[quote=IMDAZED;8583520]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.…

Comment by Eaner0919 on 06-09-2010

[quote=pistol whip;8583488]Ugh guys when was Margarito ever a big puncher????[/quote] never ever.

Comment by IMDAZED on 06-09-2010

[QUOTE=Eaner0919;8583373]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?…

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