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Margarito in Aguascalientes

Photo: Rafael Soto Zanfer/Top Rank

Antonio Margarito arrived in Aguascalientes on Sunday night for his big fight this Saturday in the Plaza de Toros Monumental in Aguascalientes where he will take on Roberto “La Amenaza” Garcia in the main event of Latin Fury 14 to be telecast by Top Rank on pay-per-view.

“It has been a long time since I fought and I am really looking forward to getting in the ring this Saturday Night. I want to give the fans a great fight and walk away with the win.” said Margarito.

The big card will include the first world title defense of Jorge “Coloradito” Solis who will battle Mario Santiago of Puerto Rico and in a WBA Lightweight title eliminator. Urbano Antillon will take on Rene Gonzalez, who replaced the injured Brando Rios. In another pay per view fight, Alonzo Lopez the son of the Mexican great Ricardo “Finito” Lopez will be in a six round fight.

Garcia also landed in Aguascalientes on Sunday and promised the big upset.

“Feel ready for the Margarito challenge and I feel very confident that I will this fight. He already had his time, now it is my time to shine.” said Garcia.

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