Brandon Rios Boxing News

Brandon Rios: I want to get back to the position I was before

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios (31-2-1, 23 KO’s) is calling his August 2nd fight against #10 IBF Diego Chaves (23-1, 19 KO’s) a “Do-or-die fight for me,” when he faces the tough Argentinian at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. At media workout today in Oxnard, California, […]

Losers are now winners, winners are losers and the atrocity of todays boxing!

By Wil Patino: It seems that in today’s world of boxing losing a fight gets you more opportunities than winning it. Of coarse thats not always the case but I am sensing a shift in the way fans have accepted losers being given undeserving shots at titles and bigger money than the actual winners of […]

Brandon Rios ready for Diego Chaves

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios (31-2-1, 23 KO’s) is matched up fairly tough in a fight against #10 IBF welterweight contender Diego Chaves (23-1, 19 KO’s) in their scheduled 10 round fight in less than two weeks from now on August 2nd at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, in Las Vegas, […]

Brandon Rios with a lot to prove against Diego Chaves on 8/2

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios (31-2-1, 23 KO’s) will be returning to the in crucial fight on 8/2 against Diego Chaves (23-1, 19 KO’s) in a fight that Rios can’t afford to lose at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Rios looked like a punching bag in […]

Brandon Rios: My fight against Diego Chaves is a do or die match for me

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios (31-2-1, 23 KO’s) sees himself at the brink of career implosion going into his August 2nd fight against #10 IBF Diego Chaves (23-1, 19 KO’s) at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Rios, 28, has lost his last two fights to Manny […]

Robert Garcia: Ariza won’t be with Rios, Mikey Garcia or Maidana any longer

By Dan Ambrose: Trainer Robert Garcia says that he’ll no longer be using strength and conditioning coach Alex Ariza for any of his fighters at his gym at Oxnard, California. Robert isn’t saying why he’s cut ties with Ariza other than saying that they had some differences. This will effect Robert’s fighters Mikey Garcia, Marcos […]

Rios-Chaves, Vargas-Novikov & Kovalev-Caparello on August 2nd on HBO triple-header

By Dan Ambrose: HBO will be televising a triple-header on August 2nd with former WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios (31-2-1, 23 KO’s) in a must win fight against Diego Chaves (23-1, 19 KO’s) in a fight at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Also on the card is WBA light welterweight […]

Brandon Rios faces Diego Chaves on 8/2 in Las Vegas, Nevada

By Allan Fox: Brandon Rios (31-2-1, 23 KO’s) will be trying to turn his career around against #10 WBA welterweight contender Diego Chaves (23-1, 19 KO’s) in two months on August 2nd at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rios, 28, has been sitting out of action since he was thrashed by Manny Pacquiao last […]

Brandon Rios – Diego Chaves in play for 8/2 on HBO

By Dan Ambrose: Brandon Rios’s next probable opponent is #7 WBA, #10 IBF, Diego Chaves (23-1, 19 KO’s) for a fight on August 2nd on HBO, along with WBA light welterweight champion Jesse Vargas defending his strap for the first time against a to be determined opponent. According to Dan Rafael of ESPN, it’ll be […]

Brandon Rios to fight on August 2nd

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios (31-2-1, 23 KO’s) says his next fight date has changed from July 19th to August 2nd. Rios, 28, still doesn’t know who he’ll be facing yet, but it’s definitely not going to be Mike Alvarado. He took a beating last Saturday night in his 12 round […]

Brandon Rios wants Juan Manuel Marquez fight

By Dan Ambrose: Brandon Rios says he wants to fight Juan Manuel Marquez next. He doesn’t want to see Marquez fight Manny Pacquiao for a 5th time, because he thinks he’s capable of doing the job on the 40-year-old Marquez after watching him beat Mike Alvarado last Saturday night. Rios thinks that Alvarado would have […]

Brandon Rios to fight on July 19th

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios (31-2-1, 23 KO’s) will be returning to the ring on July 19th to fight in Las Vegas or Los Angeles, Rios says. He’s lost his last two fights to Manny Pacquiao and Mike Alvarado, and looked poor in both of the losses. Rios still doesn’t have […]

Arum thinks Brandon Rios was a better opponent than Maidana for PPV

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum hasn’t been shy about voicing his opposition to WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (45-0, 26 KO’s) facing WBA welterweight champ Marcos Maidana (35-3, 31 KO’s) in a pay-per-view bout on May 3rd on Showtime from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Not only does Arum […]

Roach: Tim Bradley and Brandon Rios are at the same level

By Allan Fox: Trainer Freddie Roach isn’t impressed with the talent and the overall skills of WBO welterweight champion Tim Bradley (31-0, 12 KO’s), and he sees Manny Pacquiao (55-5, 38 KO’s) being able to take him out on Saturday night by jumping on him early to demolish him in front of the large Las […]

Brandon Rios vs. Antonio DeMarco 143lb catch-weight fight possible

By Chris Williams: Top Rank is reportedly interested in matching former WBO lightweight champion Brandon Rios (31-2, 23 KO’s) up against former WBC lightweight champion Antonio DeMarco (30-3-1, 23 KO’s) in a catch-weight at 143lbs, according to Dan Rafael. He says that the fight won’t be at 140, the weight class that both Rios and […]

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