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Mexico's five best fighters

Mexico has produced a plethora of world-class prizefighters over the years. Graham Houston lists the top fighters from south of the border.

Originally Published: July 17, 2008
By Graham Houston | Special to ESPN.com

Mexico's boxing legacy contains so many exceptional fighters that it is difficult narrowing the list down to five -- Antonio Margarito is following in the footsteps of some magnificent champions as he makes his grab for greatness against Miguel Cotto on Saturday. Here is a look at five of Mexico's finest.

5. Marco Antonio Barrera

Barrera won championships in three weight classes -- 122, 126 and 130 pounds -- and won two out of three in classic fights against his great Mexican ...

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