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abril beats ‘bam bam’ rios but loses decision

. . . And they wonder why boxing is in decline. Shots from last night’s debacle in Las Vegas. Brandon Rios gets a gift win over Richard Abril; Mike Alvarado and Mauricio Herrera steal the show with a war . . . For full gallery:¬†Click here


rios dries out, gains weight

Rios unable to make weight for title fight with Richard Abril: There were no staredowns, no shoving, no smack talk at yesterday’s weigh-in. The drama – or mystery – centered on the scale, when Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios came in two pounds heavy, at 137. One hour later, after an attempt to sweat out two [...]


rios, alvarado, gesta end vegas drought

Out of hibernation and into a seven week stretch of fights in Las Vegas: Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios, Richard Abril, Mike Alvarado, Mauricio Herrera and Mercito Gesta opened up fight week with a media workout at the Top Rank Gym.

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