The deal was sealed and the catchweight for the Cotto vs Margarito rematch will be at 153 pounds (lbs). This was announced by Antonio Margarito (38-7, 27 KOs) Sergio Diaz. Antonio Margarito will face Miguel Cotto on December 3, 2011 for the WBA 154-pound Champion at the Madison Square Garden in New York.
There were issues in the last few days because Miguel Cotto’s camp wants that the catch-weight is 150 pounds and also there will be a second weigh-in on the day of the fight.
But the deal is sealed and the fight is going to happen on December 3. Cotto’s camp agreed to the 153 pounds catch-weight where it is only a pound lower below the junior middleweight limit. There is no additional weight-in on the day of the fight.