Found April 14, 2012 on Boxing Watchers: Yardbarker Blogger Network
PLAYERS: Brandon Rios
The main events will have a tough act to follow after a terrific scrap between Mike Alvarado and Mauricio Herrera, but Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios is certainly capable of doing so. He'll take on Richard Abril in what was supposed to be a lightweight title bout until Rios missed weight.Two national anthems will be played before the punches start flying. There's also the Top Rank "This is boxing" video package, which is awesome.Rios comes out first with some live musical accompaniment. Bam Bam is 29-0-1 with 21 knockouts, and he's stopped 10 of his last 11 opponents. This is the second straight fight that saw him fail to make the 135-pound lightweight limit, so he's likely headed for 140 sooner rather than later.Hailing from Cuba and now residing in Miami, Abril makes his ring walk second. The 29-year old is 17-2-1 with just eight KOs. He'll get a portion of Rios' purse and is the only man that can leave with the WBA lightweight belt thanks to Ba...
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