Mexican boxer Antonio "Tijuana Tornado" Margarito (38-6) was granted a boxing license in the state of Texas on Thursday, August 26, 2010. The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation approved Margarito's application a week after the California State Athletic Commission voted 5-1 to revoke Margarito's license after illegal substance was found in the boxer's gloves prior to a January 2009 loss to Shane Mosley (46-6).

Margarito will now face pound-for-pound king Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao (51-3-2) on November 13 at billionaire Jerry Jones' $1.2 billion Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The fight could break the largest indoor crowd in boxing history, currently at 63,315 fans that attended Muhammad Ali vs Leon Spinks in 1978 at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans.

Pacquiao vs Joshua Clottey (35-4) drew over 50,000 at Cowboys Stadium on March 13 earlier this year. The Filipino icon is a -525 betting favorite. However, Margarito owns the record of having thrown the most number of punches in a 12 round bout in the history of boxing: 1,675. The Mexican hurled this many blows, 1,675 punches estimated by CompuBox, in a unanimous decision victory against Joshua Clottey in 2006.


Media Tour Schedule:

Tuesday, August 31 at 11 a.m. PT: The Beverly Hills Hotel - Rodeo Room, (9641 Sunset Blvd., Beverly Hills, Calif. 90210)

Wednesday, September 1 at 11:30 a.m. ET: Chelsea Piers - Pier 60 (23rd St. & The Hudson River, New York, NY 10011).

Friday, September 3 at 11:30 a.m. CT: Cowboys Stadium - East Plaza (900 East Randol Mill Rd., Arlington, TX 76011).

Margarito, who stands at 5'11" with a 73" reach, represents a dangerous fight for the southpaw, recently observed Pacquiao's conditioning coach Alex Ariza. Both boxers will vie for the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) light middleweight title belt at a catchweight of 150 lbs, representing Pacman's eight title attempt in as many weight classes.

by Marv Dumon


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