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By Kel Dansby On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Cotto Fight Planned for June; Bradley & Rios Possible Opponents

Miguel Cotto bet on himself, lost out on a possible Canelo pay day and is now looking for an opponent.  The good news for him is that there are still fighters available to fight in June. Bob Arum sat down with More...

By Kel Dansby On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Victor Ortiz Ask For Brandon Rios Fight on Twitter (Photos)

Victor Ortiz wasted little time calling out Brandon Rios… Maybe Ortiz thinks this is 2008. The Ortiz we’ve seen as ore late has been on the mat more than he’s been up right and we just watched More...

By Kel Dansby On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Will Rios vs Alvarado Trilogy End with A KO? (Video)

Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado were made to fight each other. Both good fighters, both have talent, both have immense heart but both elevate each other’s skills when paired together. Their first two fights More...

By Glenn Erby On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Brandon Rios’ Sits Down With HBO To Discuss Trilogy With Mike Alvarado

HBO has provided a training blog taken from an interview with Brandon Rios in advance of his third fight with Mike Alvarado on Jan. 24 at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado, near Alvarado’s hometown of More...

By Kel Dansby On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Boxer Mike Alvarado Arrested For Having Gun & Felony Warrant

Mike Alvarado is only 2 and a half weeks from a third brawl with Brandon Rios but he spent last night in jail, not training. Alvarado was pulled over in Denver for expired plates on his Hummer when the cops saw More...

By Kel Dansby On Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Brandon Rios Paid $925K For Fight, Diego Chaves Only Gets $25K

To add insult to last night’s embarrassing DQ loss the purse numbers for last night’s HBO fight were released and Diego Chaves definitely got the short end of the stick. According to ESPN’s Dan More...

By Kel Dansby On Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Brandon Rios Wins By DQ & Shane Mosley Jr. Lives Up To Hype

Brandon Rios vs Diego Chaves was an all out slugfest, but honestly would you expect anything else from a ‘Bam Bam’ Rios fight? For 8 rounds Brandon Rios and Diego Chaves stood toe-to-toe and exchanged More...

By Kel Dansby On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Brandon Rios Will Fight Jose Zepeda If Diego Chaves Can’t Get Visa

Brandon Rios is looking to bounce back from losses to Mike Alvarado and Manny Pacquiao. He’s scheduled to fight Diego Chaves (23-1, 19 KOs) on Saturday but a problem with Chaves’ Visa may cause Rios More...

By Glenn Erby On Saturday, December 14th, 2013

Brandon Rios Fails Drug Test Following Loss To Manny Pacquiao writer Dan Rafael is reporting that former lightweight champion Brandon Rios failed his postfight drug test following his loss to Manny Pacquiao. Rios actually agreed to random drug testing by the Voluntary More...

By Robert Littal On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Pacquiao vs. Rios Does Under 500K PPV Buys

These are terrible numbers. Marquez vs. Bradley almost did as many and even though Mayweather vs. Guerrero didn’t crack a million it was over 900k. Then of course Mayweather vs. Canelo did 2.2 million. Pacquiao More...

By Robert Littal On Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Manny Pacquiao Says He’s Broke; Has to Borrow Money for Typhoon Aid

It is my personal belief that Pacquiao likes to box, but no longer loves to box. It is also my belief the main reason he is fighting is because he needs the money. It has been an open secret in the boxing community More...

By Robert Littal On Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Manny Pacquiao Dominates Brandon Rios, But Questions Remain

If you had a chance to listen to my Pacquiao vs. Rios preview, what happened on Saturday night (Sunday morning, in China) is what most people assumed would happen. Unless, Rios caught Pacquiao early or Pacquiao More...

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