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Antonio Margarito statement on Pacquiao bout

“I would like to congratulate Manny Pacquiao for his win on Saturday Night. It was a tough and difficult fight for me and I hope the fans enjoy our battle at Cowboys Stadium.

“I also want to thank Bob Arum for always believing in me and for giving me the opportunity to fight Manny Pacquiao. I also want to thank all the fans who came to see me and who watched the fight on TV and continue to support me..

“I gave it all I had, but unfortunately I was not able to get the victory over the best fighter in the world today. As I said before the fight I was never going to quit and tried to win this fight to the vegry last minute.

“We had a great training camp and I want to thank Robert Garcia for a great job and everyone in Oxnard for their great hospitality. I am also very grateful with my wife Michelle, Sergio Diaz and Francisco Espinoza for all their support."

Antonio Margarito is schedule to have surgery Tuesday in Dallas, and hopes to home on Wednesday.

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“Quiero felicitar a Manny Pacquio por su victoria del pasado sábado. Fue una pelea fuerte y difícil para mi y espero que los aficionados hallan disfrutado nuestra batalla en el Cowboys Stadium”

“Quiere darle las gracias a Bob Arum por nunca dejar de creer en mi y por haber me dado esta oportunidad de enfrentar a Manny Pacquiao. Tambien le quiero dar las gracias a todos los aficionados que vieron la pelea en vivo y por televisión y que me siguen apoyando”

“Hice todo lo que pude ganar, pero desgraciadamente no se pudo lograr la victoria sobre el mejor boxeador del mundo. Como dije antes de la pelea nunca pensé en rendirme y trate de ganar la pelea hasta el ultimo segundo del combate”

“Muchas gracias a Robert García por su ayuda y a todo la gente Oxnard por su gran hospitalidad. También estoy muy agradecdo del apoyo incondicional de mi esposa Michelle, Sergio Díaz y Francisco Espinosa”

Antonio Margarito, esta programado para ser operado este martes por la tarde y espera poder viajar a Los Angeles el miércoles, para luego viajar a su casa en Tijuana, Baja California.

Article posted on 16.11.2010



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