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Margarito, trainer banned in U.S.

Updated: February 11, 2009, 2:45 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

The California State Athletic Commission revoked the licenses of former welterweight champion Antonio Margarito and trainer Javier Capetillo on Tuesday, banning them for at least one year for tampering with Margarito's hand wraps before he was to face Shane Mosley on Jan. 24 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Voting 7-0 on both motions for revocation, the panel found that they put a plaster-like substance on illegal pads inside Margarito's hand wraps.

Prior to the fight, in which ...

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