Antonio Margarito – Bio, Age, Net worth, Height, Married, Nationality, Body Measurements, Career

Antonio Margarito is a Mexican-American former professional boxer. Between 2004 and 2011, Antonio Margarito has fought three times for a world night middleweight title. He is also best known for his aggressive pressure fighting style and iron jaw. He is currently trained by former IBF super featherweight champion Roberto Garcia.

Early life

Antonio Margarito was born on March 18, 1978 in Torrance, California, United States. As of 2022 is Antonio 44 years old and her zodiac sign is Pisces. He is of Mexican-American nationality and practices Christianity.

His father’s name is Antonio Margarito Sr. and his mother’s name is Consuelo Margarito. He also has a brother, Manuel Margarito. Unfortunately, his brother was shot dead in his apartment.

He grew up with his brother in Tijuana, Mexico and spent a lot of time at a neighborhood boxing gym. Speaking about his educational status, Antonio Margarito dropped out of school while he was in high school.

Career

Antonio Margarito made his professional debut at the age of 15 against Jose Tijuana. On April 25, he scored his first knockout when he faced Victor Angulo in the second round of the fight. Likewise, on October 17, he suffered his first loss to Victor Lozoya in a six-round decision.

Similarly, Antonio went 28-1-1 with notable wins over Alfred Ankamah, Sergio Gabriel Martinez, Buck Smith, Juan Soberanes and Frankie Randall, who is a former light welterweight champion of the world. On July 21, 2001, he faced Daniel Santos for his WBO welterweight title.

On March 16, 2002, he was crowned world champion by knocking out Diaz in round ten. He also defended his title on January 31, 2004 with a second-round KO against undefeated Hercules Kyvelos.

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Caption: Mexican-American former professional boxer Antonio Margarito (Source: Instagram)

On April 23, 2005, he defended his WBO welterweight title against undefeated world-class Puerto Rican puncher Kermit Cintron, dropping him four times on his way to a fifth-round KO. He also defeated champion Joshua Clottey on December 2, 2006 by a twelve-round unanimous decision.

More about his career

Antonio Margarito held many welterweight world championships, including the WBO title from 2002 to 2007. On July 14, 2007, he faced Paul Williams and lost a 12-round via unanimous decision. Similarly, in 2008, a professional boxer entered a rematch with Cintron, who won the IBF welterweight title after his loss to Margarito in 2005.

Whereas on January 24th he faced Shane Mosley at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. On July 23, 2010, Bob Arum announced that Antonio would face Manny Pacquiao for the WBC light middleweight championship, vacated by current middleweight champion Sergio Martinez.

In November 2010, he faced Manny Pacquiao and eventually suffered a fracture of his right eye socket. He later suffered an injury in a rematch with Miguel Cotto. So he retired in 2010. He also came out of retirement in 2016 and won two balls that year. Likewise, he fought Carson Jones on September 2, 2017, winning a slugfest via technical decision in the 7th round.

net worth

Antonio Margarito has an estimate net worth of around 15 million US dollars. Likewise, Antonio made his fortune through many boxing events and championships, as well as being the manager of IBF lightweight champion Miquel Vasques.

relationship status

Speaking of Antonio Margarito’s romantic and personal life, he is a married man. Before that, he married his childhood sweetheart Michelle in 1999. Antonio and Michelle later split due to personal issues. He later married Lorena Vidales. Likewise, the duo have two children, Antonio Margarito Jr. and Antonello Margarito.

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Caption: Antonio Margarito with his family (Source: Instagram)

body measurement and social media

Antonio Margarito has one Height of 5 feet 11 inches or 1.8 m and weighs about 68 kg or 149 lbs. Margarito is muscular and displays a 7.5 inch wrist. Also, Antonio has a pair of black eyes and black hair.

When it comes to social media, Antonio is active on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. His Instagram Account @tonymargarito has more than 5000 followers. Likewise, his Twitter account @TonyMary has more than 9000 followers. And his Facebook account has more than 29,000 followers.

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