Cotto Earns Long-Awaited Revenge in Rematch

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In the end, the eye didn’t have it.

Miguel Cotto pounded Antonio Margarito, closing his troublesome right eye so severely that ringside doctors advised referee Steve Smoger to end the fight three seconds into the 10th round, thrilling an electrified, pro-Cotto sellout crowd of 21,239 at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night.

The victory was scored a 10th-round TKO for Cotto, who retained his WBA super welterweight championship, but more importantly he gained a measure of revenge for a savage beating that...

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