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Mike Alvarado vs. Brandon Rios III official for January 24

It's time to take three, as the third Mike Alvarado vs. Brandon Rios fight is officially set for January 24th. The trilogy will be complete as one of the most brutal and exciting rivalries we've seen in recent years will get its rubbermatch. Rios won the first fight by stoppage, in 2012, and Alvarado took the second by decision, in 2013. Both were Fight of the Year candidates. Since...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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 Rafael here are the purses for last night’s HBO card:  Rios $925k, Chaves $25k (but more via Argentina TV), Vargas $120k, Novikov $105k. Chaves was ahead on 2 of the 3 judge’s...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rios vs. Chaves- Brandon Rios, Jessie Vargas & Jose Ramirez media workout videos

On Aug 2nd we will see a fight that has gone under the radar but has the potential to turn into something really memorable as Diego Chaves takes on Brandon Rios at The Cosmopolitan on HBO. Earlier in the week, the bout was on shakey ground as it was uncertain if Chaves could get a visa in time to fight. It seems Bob Arum called in a few favors from U.S. Senator Harry Reid as he was...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Diego Chaves’ visa approved, fight with Brandon Rios is a go

After a few days of uncertainty and reports stating the bout was off earlier today, Diego Chaves ended up getting his visa cleared at the last minute; allowing for his bout with Brandon Rios to be officially on Saturday Aug.2, at The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas. Boxing Scene even released an interview with Chaves, who said he wasn’t going to make it to the United States for...
Via Fight Hub TV
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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 to find a new challenger. “The issue is not with Chaves but it’s with a worldwide f-up with the state department with their computer going down. There’s backlog now of three...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Videos: HBO’s Harold Lederman previews weekend fights for Kovalev & Rios

HBO Boxing's Hey Harold series is back, which means so is Harold Lederman. Here, he previews the two headline fights from this weekend's HBO Boxing two-site card. First, he takes a look at Brandon Rios vs. Diego Chaves, and he also examines Sergey Kovalev vs. Blake Caparello. With the Rios vs. Chaves fight, Bam Bam is looking to establish himself as a legitimate contender...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Rios vs. Diego Chaves: Rios media workout highlights

Brandon Rios is set to make his return after almost 9 months since his last bout which was a loss to Manny Pacquiao in what looks to be a tough match with Argentine Diego Chaves in Las Vegas. The bout will be on HBO at The Cosmopolitan and offers Chaves the chance to get a big name on his resume. For his part, Brandon Rios looks to put the Pacquiao loss behind him and wants to show...
Via Fight Hub TV
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ruslan Provodnikov & Brandon Rios Agree to 2014 Fight via Twitter (Photos)

Brandon Rios has somehow talked himself into another large fight for 2014. Rios and Junior Welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov both thought a fan’s idea of having the two sluggers fight would make an amazing watch for boxing fans. @RuslanProvod yes sir me to so let make it happen — Bam Bam Brandon Rios (@Brandon_Rios1) December 20, 2013 @vhuynh13 @Max_Kellerman @RuslanProvod...
Via BlackSportsOnline
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Ariza Putting Mysterious Substance in Maidana’s Face (Video)

Ariza is a shady character, he was in Pacquiao’s camp when he was knocking people out two and three times bigger than him. He was just with Brandon Rios who drug test came back positive for his fight with Pacquiao and he was working Marcos Maidana’s corner last night during Maidana’s beatdown of Adrien Broner. In this video he is putting something in a napkin and smashing it...
Via BlackSportsOnline
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

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