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It's time for Margarito to cash in

By clobbering Miguel Cotto and wresting away the welterweight title, Antonio Margarito changed the dynamics of his career for the better.

Originally Published: July 27, 2008
By Tim Smith | Special to ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- It was the Green Bay Packers from the 1960s running the sweep around the right end. It was Southern Cal's Student Body Right.

You knew it was coming. You just had to stop it.

Antonio Margarito told anyone who would listen that he would put relentless pressure on Miguel Cotto. He said he would keep coming until Cotto dropped or until the fight was over. He said he would take the welterweight title back to Mexico.

Margarito did exactly what he ...

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