Ines Sainz Covers Pacquiao-Margarito Bout

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    Charles Smith, NBCDFW.com
    Ines Sainz named one of the "Five Sexiest Sports Reporters in the World" by FHM in 2009 is in Arlington to cover the World Super Welterweight Championship at Cowboys Stadium.

    Sports fans know the name, Ines Sainz. The woman named one of the "Five Sexiest Sports Reporters in the World" by FHM in 2009 is in Arlington to cover the World Super Welterweight Championship at Cowboys Stadium.

    In case you've been living under a rock, Sainz is the TV Azteca reporter who made headlines earlier this year for alleging sexual harassment against the New York Jets. The allegations of catcalls and inappropriate behavior are still being investigated by the NFL.

    Sainz was hired in October by Top Rank, a professional boxing promotion company based in Las Vegas, to provide "insightful reports from the fighters' camps throughout fight week as well as live reports from the official press conferences, media workouts, and the official weigh-in."

    Deadspin reports Top Rank founder and CEO Bob Arum requested Sainz work the Nov. 13 pay-per-view fight.

    Top Rank president Todd duBoef told the Los Angeles Times Sainz was hired to attract people who might not usually care about boxing.

    "We could've got a Jeremy Schaap or Al Bernstein, but that's been done every time," duBoef told the Los Angeles Times. "Ines is obviously pleasing to the eye, and we're repositioning our sport to hit all markets, to make us more contemporary."

    Sainz was spotted at Wednesday's news conference at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington wearing a black and white strapless dress.

    After conducting a few interviews Sainz took time to pose for photos with fans.

    So what does the striking sports reporter thinks about the bout?

    "Margarito is the strongest, the tallest and has more punching power," Sainz told the LA Times. "I think this fight is all about Manny's speed. The fans I talked to earlier today truly believe Margarito will pull a surprise, but most of them were from Mexico."

    When asked who would win, Sainz told Fanhouse,  "Margarito, of course. I'm from Mexico, and I think that right now, it's time for the Mexican boxer. So, he's going to win."