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Photos: Margarito, Alvarez Go Face To Face at Presser

By Miguel Rivera

The official press conference was held to officially announce the Mexican war between former world welterweight champion Antonio Margarito and Ramon 'Inocente' Alvarez, who is the older brother of two-division world champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez.

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The fight takes place on August 13 at the Convention Center Rosarito in Baja California, Mexico with Azteca 7, La Casa del Boxeo, handling the television. Zanfer Promotions President Fernando Beltran detailed the event particulars to the press members in attendance.

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The contest will take place at the junior middleweight limit of 154-pounds over a ten round distance. The Convention Center with capacity for 8,000 fans.

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Margarito (39-8, 27 KOs) returns from a thrilling win over Jorge Paez Jr. He was forced to get off the floor to fight his way to a unanimous ten round decision at Arena Mexico City on March 5 after a retirement from boxing of almost 5 years. Margarito is training in San Diego for the fight.

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"I felt a little rusty before the Paez fight after being out for so long, but now we're on pace. I like the fight against Ramon Alvarez and the styles will provide an exciting fight for the fans," Margarito said.

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Alvarez (23-4-2, 15 KOs), a fan favorite in Mexico, is coming off an impressive streak of 10 wins including dominating decision over Omar Chavez, the younger brother of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

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"I have always wanted the fight with Margarito, and now thanks to Fernando Beltran it will happen. It is an opportunity for my career and I have no doubt that I'll win regardless. I will go out there and give everything as I always do," Alvarez said.

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"He's a warrior in the ring, he's very strong and has power, but I have faith in my talents and my preparation. Defeating Margarito will lead me to the super welterweight world title and assist me in achieving my dream."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Catrin on 07-28-2016

Much Respect to margarita for having the courage to get in the ring! Saludos a la gente de Tijuana Linea .7.1.4 en frequencia SeÑores... 905,5,91 a la orden frontera. COTTO vs TORNADO III is where the money is at! make…

Comment by r1onnie2 on 07-28-2016

Please keep you glasses on Margarito because that eye scares me!

Comment by MrMORENO on 07-28-2016

[quote=shoulderroll;16902855]margarito looks hella :greddy2: With that man bun.[/quote]we'll see on fight night

Comment by Metho_4u on 07-28-2016

[QUOTE=_original_;16903345]He'd plow your woman in front of you and you wouldn't do a thing, beta.[/QUOTE] Lol, dude looks like friggen sloth lololol. And are you kidding? I'm surprised he could get his little cheating pecker in anything when he's gotta…

Comment by Death_Adder on 07-28-2016

Alvarez's forehead is bigger than Peyton Mannings

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