The long awaited rematch of Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito is finally set to happen on December 3, 2011 at the Madison Square Garden in New York. Boxing Fans and enthusiasts waited this Cotto vs Margarito 2 fight. The rematch is a little bit late but still boxing fans are eager to see the two fighters clash again in the ring. They are not the same fighters that they are before in their first encounter last 2008 but they will still give their best in this fight to entertain their fans.
Boxing fans knows that Miguel Cotto (36-2, 29 knockouts) will avenge his defeat against Antonio Margarito (38-7, 27 knockouts). Miguel Cotto was striped out of his WBA welterweight champion belt last 2008 against Margarito where he was knocked out in the 11th round of the fight.
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum said that the fight was finalized and will take place in New York City’s Madison Square Garden. Arum wants the fight to be in New York because Miguel Cotto is very popular in that City. Since Miguel Cotto is a Puerto Rican and New york has lots of Puerto Rican. This is a venue where this fight can sell thousands of tickets and at the same time will do well in pay-per-view.