Antonio Margarito and Jose Benavidez Jr in separate Arizona bouts on May 26

1 May

On The Beak – Admin

Former three-time welterweight world champion Antonio Margarito (38-8-0, 27ko) will once again take to the ring, as it has been announced this his next fight will be held on Saturday, May 26, and will be televised by TV Azteca, as the Tijuana Tornado will be taking on Abel Perry at the Casino Del Sol Resort AVA Amphitheater in Tucson, Arizona. The bout will be supported by a performance from Jose Benavidez Jr against undetermined opposition.

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Perry, hailing from Colorado Springs, Colorado sports a record consisting of 18-5-0, 9ko, has been in with Patrick Thompson, James De La Rosa, Marteze Logan, Donald Camarena and Grady Brewer. He is also a form fighter, riding a five win streak, four by stoppage.

Margarito is coming off a fight against Miguel Cotto last December that resulted in a disappointing stoppage by the commission doctor due to a swollen right eye, however, the tough Mexican stated that he is extremely happy to be able to continue with his boxing career and looks forward to getting back into the ring and fighting  for his fans.

Margarito versus Perry will be a ten round main event bout.

Also on the nine-bout fight card will be undefeated KO artist Hanzel Martinez vs German Cruz, Phoenix, Arizona’s own undefeated Super Lightweight Jose Benavidez Jr. vs. TBA and Undefeated Lightweight Jose Roman vs. Javier Garcia.

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