Found June 11, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans:
Antonio Margarito's Retirement & Reflecting on his Status Antonio Margarito retired this week and it seemed like the general tone of the public was “good riddance.” It’s difficult to remember a more reputation-damaging event than when Antonio Margarito got busted loading wraps for his fight with Shane Mosley. Ironically, Mosley retired the same week that Margarito hung ‘em up. The almost simultaneous retirements provide an interesting parallel and contrast. Margarito’s retirement was met with feeling of vitriol, while Mosley seemed to get a good-natured sendoff. Mosley was caught up tin he whole Balco deal. He took roids unbeknownst to him, as he claims. Margarito claims the same thing. Is there a distinction? I guess it’s an easier task to sneakily rub roid cream on a guy than load plaster onto his wraps without him knowing, but isn’t that splitting hairs? Credit: Chris Farina - Top Rank And from what I know, Mosley actually was on the juice in the second De La Hoya figh...

Former Foes Shane Mosley, Winky Wright Say Goodbye, Others Step Away From The Squared Circle

The sweet science has always been known as a sport where headlines are made as much outside of the ring as they are between the ropes, and leading up to June's big ticket bout between Manny Pacquiao and Tim Bradley, boxing lived up to that reputation. In a span of mere days, there was a landslide of some of boxing's biggest names of the past decade or more departing the...
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