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Margarito has successful surgery

Antonio Margarito of Mexico listens to members of

Antonio Margarito of Mexico listens to members of his team in his corner Saturday night between rounds 10 and 11 during his WBC World Super Welterweight title fight against Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (Nov. 13, 2010) Credit: Getty Images

Antonio Margarito underwent surgery to repair his orbital bone, fractured Saturday night courtesy of Manny Pacquiao.

Top Rank sent out this news release regarding the surgery:

"So when can I start running?" asked Antonio Margarito moments following successful surgery today to repair a fractured  bone around his right eye at Methodist Hospital in Dallas.

Margarito's manager Sergio Diaz said "The doctor told us everything went perfect -- no complications of any kind. There is nothing wrong with his right eye.

"Antonio is such a warrior. The first thing he asked was 'When can I start running' and we told him he has to relax for awhile," Diaz said.  "For sure, at least 60 days of no contact of any kind in a gym."

"I fought as hard as I could against a great champion in Manny Pacquiao," Margarito said.

Margarito is expected to return to Los Angeles on Wednesday.

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