Fight Photos: Cotto v Margarito II – the shots, the victory, the emotionless celebration

4 Dec

All Pictures: Stacey Verbeek – Maple Avenue Boxing Gym, Dallas

The nature of Miguel Cotto‘s winning performance over tough hombre Antonio Margarito – a one-sided tenth round technical knockout – has reaffirmed the Puerto Rican’s status as the number one campaigner in the super welterweight division. On The Beak photographer Stacey Verbeek was ringside in the Madison Square Garden, New York City, to document Cotto’s successful avenging of his first career defeat.

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Cotto extended his unbeaten run in both the Garden and in New York City as he trounced Antonio

Cotto used a head-high guard, lateral movement and a primary boxer-puncher display to dominate his opponent

Cotto received instruction between rounds by Pedro Luis Diaz, a Cuban who constructed the perfect gameplan

Margarito managed to evade some moves, but Diaz took Cotto back to basics with his focus on footskills and the jab

According to HBO Punch Zone, Cotto landed 86 shots to Margarito's right eye, which eventually swelled and sealed shut

On The Beak gave Cotto the ten score in every completed round. After the official announcement, Cotto was emotionless…

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