Margarito has license revoked, KOing big bout

LOS ANGELES (AFP) — Antonio Margarito had his boxing license revoked Tuesday by the California State Athletic Commission, meaning at least a one-year ban for the Mexican fighter to knockout a planned major fight in June.

Also having his license revoked at the hearing was Javier Capetillo, Maragrito’s trainer, who testified he accidentally implanted hard pads into the front of Margarito’s gloves before his fight January 24 against Shane Mosley.

Margarito must go before the panel in a year to reapply for a license to fight in the state, which is effectively a nationwide ban since states honor bans from one to another.

But the decision would not keep Margarito, 37-6 with 27 knockouts, from fighting in his homeland….Full Story

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