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Rubio Helping Cotto Train For Margarito, May Face Vanda

By Miguel Rivera

The official challenger to the middleweight title of the World Boxing Council (WBC), Marco Antonio Rubio, is training in Orlando, Florida, side by side with Puerto Rico's WBA 154-pound champion Miguel Angel Cotto, who prepares for a clash with Rubio's countryman Antonio Margarito on December 3rd. Cuban trainer Pedro Diaz is helping Cotto and Rubio.

Rubio is likely going to return on December 17 in Mexico, and Matt Vanda has been mentioned as the possible opponent.

"It will be a great experience. I feel that I can gain a lot and Cotto will too. We want the same thing, to be world champions and our intention will be to train hard," said Rubio.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by THE_BIG_HURT on 11-30-2011

[QUOTE=ThePhantom5;11493928]I wonder how the sparring went.[/QUOTE] i've been wondering the same. You even see Rubio running with Cotto in the 2nd episode of 24/7 but never any sparring of any kind.

Comment by Evil Abed on 11-30-2011

I wonder how the sparring went.

Comment by Eaner0919 on 10-26-2011

he doesn't care at all with all the controversy he went through he just doesn't pay attention to things like this anymore he has a set list of guys he does media stuff for and the rest he cares less…

Comment by savorduhflavor on 10-26-2011

[QUOTE=Eaner0919;11337424]lol I know trust me I know[/QUOTE] What did Tony have to say about that? Does he even know? I always wondered if fighters paid any attention to their opponents camp, who their sparring partners are, etc.... Tony seems like…

Comment by Eaner0919 on 10-26-2011

[quote=Mr. Fantastic;11337248]I see what you're saying. I passed this information to my cousins and friends and they all hate Rubio now cause they think he's a sellout. :lol1:[/quote] lol I know trust me I know

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