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Rios: Pacquiao should fight Golovkin or Canelo

By Chris Williams: Brandon Rios says that Manny Pacquiao needs to either retire from boxing or move up in weight to fight middleweights Gennady “GGG” Golovkin or Saul Canelo Alvarez. Rios thinks that Pacquiao has been fighting for too long of a time, and he’s already fought everyone there is to fight. Rios doubts that […]

Brandon Rios vs. Victor Ortiz in February

By Dan Ambrose: Struggling former world champions Brandon Rios (33-3-1, 24 KOs) and Victor Ortiz (31-6-2, 24 KOs) will be facing each other on February 4 at a still to be determined venue in Los Angeles, California. A lot of boxing fans see the 30-year-old Rios and Ortiz as shot fighters. This should be a […]

Canelo can out-box Golovkin says Rios

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios believes that Golden Boy Promotions franchise fighter Saul “Canelo” Alvarez can beat middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin if he chooses to box him from the outside, move around, and do what Kell Brook did last September against Triple G. Rios thinks that Golovkin would have problems […]

Arum working hard at promoting Crawford vs. Postol

By Jeff Aranow: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is hoping for success on Saturday night for his Terence Crawford vs. Viktor Postol card at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Arum’s major problem is that the Crawford-Postol fight is on HBO pay-per-view, and unfortunately neither of these guys is PPV worthy fighters. Crawford, 28, […]

Rios: Brook is never going to win against Golovkin

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios is giving welterweight Kell Brook (36-0, 25 KOs) no chance at all in beating IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin in their fight on September 10. Rios thinks that Golovkin is too much of a beast for Brook to have a chance at beating him. Rios […]

Porter wants Garcia, Berto or Rios, Molina or Provodnikov

By Allan Fox: Former IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter (26-2-1, 16 KOs) is hoping WBA World 147lb belt holder Keith “One Time” Thurman (27-0, 22 KOs) will give him a rematch so that he can avenge his 12 round unanimous decision loss from June 25. Thurman is Porter’s No.1 target for his next fight if […]

Brandon Rios wants Victor Ortiz fight

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios (33-3-1, 24 KOs) says he’d like to fight Victor Ortiz (31-6-2, 24 KOs), because he says he’s been talking mess about him. Rios, 30, wants to pay him back by beating him in the ring. Ortiz was last seen in April in getting stopped in the […]

Cotto interested in fighting Brandon Rios

By Dan Ambrose: According to Top Rank promoter Bob Arum, former four division world champion Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) contacted him to discuss a possible fight against the recently knocked out Brandon Rios (33-3, 24 KOs), says Dan Rafael. Arum reached out to Rios’ manager to see if there was any interest in a […]

HBO2 set to air Pacquiao vs. Bradley I 2012 and Bradley vs. Rios 2015

March 25, 2016 – Leading up to the highly anticipated welterweight bout between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Jr. – set for Saturday, April 9 and presented live by HBO Pay-Per-View® – HBO Sports will present the exclusive replay of two intriguing showdowns that highlight the remarkable skill and will of these competitors.… Read

Arum talks Brandon Rios and Gilberto Ramirez

By Dan Ambrose: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum says he was able to get WBO super middleweight champion Arthur Abraham (44-4, 29 KOs) to agree to come to the U.S to fight his fighter Gilberto Ramirez (33-0, 24 KOs) by making him an offer he can’t refuse. Arum needs the 24-year-old Ramirez to defeat Abraham […]

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