Antonio Margarito Net Worth
Antonio Margarito Net Worth: Antonio Margarito is a Mexican-American retired professional boxer who has a net worth of $15 million dollars. Antonio Margarito was born on March 18, 1978 in Torrance, California and made his professional debut at the age of 15, beating Jose Trujillo in Tijuana by decision. Margarito compiled a record of 18-3 in his relatively brief amateur career, indicating that he may have turned pro quickly due to financial concerns. He confirmed this on his personal television segment on "HBO: Ring Life: Antonio Margarito". He is a former WBA, WBO and IBF Welterweight Champion. Nicknamed El Tornado de Tijuana, he is known for his aggressive fighting style and his iron chin. He manages IBF Lightweight Champion Miguel Vázquez. On July 21, 2001, he got his first world title try against southpaw Daniel Santos for the WBO Welterweight title at Bayamón, Puerto Rico's Rubén Rodríguez Coliseum. Santos then vacated the WBO title to go up in weight and pursue the WBO Light Middleweight Championship and Margarito was assigned to fight Antonio Díaz for the vacant title in front of an HBO Boxing audience. On March 16, 2002, Margarito crowned himself world champion, beating Diaz by knockout in round ten. He resides in Tijuana, Baja California with his wife Michelle Margarito.