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Cotto vs Margarito: HBO's Under the Lights Scouting Report (Video)

Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

You may recall that this new HBO Digital feature debuted with the Pacquiao vs Marquez fight earlier in November and apparently it was a big enough hit that they're bringing it back for Cotto vs Margarito II, this Saturday night on HBO pay-per-view. I wish they'd do this for every fight, but that's probably not likely.

Here's the Under the Lights video for Cotto and Margarito, which focuses on the lessons learned from their first fight, the question of Margarito using plaster, and Margarito's bad right eye:


I said a few weeks back that I liked this a lot, and I do. I know not all of you old fogies can handle this hippity hoppity muzak, but I think it only helps to have something that might appeal at all to a younger audience, to give a fresher air to the sport and its fights. UFC achieves this with nu-metal, which stopped being nu like a decade ago. I'll take this OKish hip-hop every time.

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