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Brandon Rios

Brandon Lee Ríos (born April 29, 1986 in Lubbock, Texas) is an undefeated Mexican-American boxer and the former WBA lightweight champion.

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Garcia: We want the Provodnikov fight! But his managers, Top Rank or HBO don't believe Brandon Rios can make weight.
Brandon Rios calling Victor Ortiz out
PACQUIAO: "If Bradley wants to meet the fighter who stopped De La Hoya, Hatton, Morales and Barrera, he'll get it." Tue, 18 Mar 2014 PACQUIAO AND BRADLEY WRITE UP BLOGS. Manny Pacquiao Write-up/Blog 1: Monday, March 17 Question For Manny Pacquiao - The perception is that you sacrificed punching power against Rios in favor of speed in order to outbox him. How much did the result of the Marquez fight impact your strategy against Rios? What will be your strategy against Bradley? “I was very happy with my performance against Brandon Rios. Speed has always been a major weapon for me and I used it throughout the fight against Rios for one simple reason – it was working. The power is still there and I used it effectively against Rios to keep him off balance. Freddie and I came up with the game plan to mix things up against Rios. I would utilize my speed and foot movement in boxing him to keep him off balance then when he would come in out of frustration I would land the power punches. “The o ...
Victor Ortiz sent a guy to go pull a pistol on Brandon Rios in the past... Ortiz was such a Jealous guy.
Brandon Rios to Victor Ortiz "Give Up Boxing" (VIDEO). Brandon Rios details his intense rivalry with...
bruh you need to fight someone like Victor Ortiz Danny Garcia Mikey Garcia or Brandon Rios
Video: Brandon Rios on His Desire To Face Provodnikov - boxing news
brandon rios goes off on pita its about the dream not money EsNews Boxing: . brandon rios goes off on pita its...
Yuriorkis Gamboa still wants to fight Brandon Rios, says hes not on Pacq...: via
auctioning this glove signed by Robert Garcia, Brandon Rios, Evgeny Gradovich and myself, to help…
Did Brandon Rios throw his fight against Pacquiao? He didn't do what he normally does. I wonder why?
Can i get a shout out, massive fan of Rios, Mikey and all the Garcia camp, from Manchester in the uk. Kieron Brown
Good times wit the champs and great trainer my friend
. "Rios, remember when I gave you a body shot?". "Yea, I wanted to kick ur *** "
I heard it was to be a nominal amount, but something went wrong. 1/2
My interview with Brandon Rios. We talk Ruslan, making 140, Alvarado 3, and sex vs boxing (video)
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Brandon Rios says he's going back to 140 with or without Ruslan Provodnikov next.
Brandon rios for pacquiao & Alfredo angulo for canelo, talk about hand picked opponents to get fighters names back into the mix
I added a video to a playlist Brandon Rios interviews boxing reporter
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brandon rios and Robert Garcia after canelo win over perro EsNews Boxing
Mikey and Brandon Rios signed to Haymon? That can't be true, right?
So does Brandon Rios still hold the title for being "The Punching Bag" ... I think yes!! Lol
One thing we knew, Angulo is slow, one thing we learned.. He speaks better English than Baby Bull Diaz and Brandon Rios
Angula was picked to make Canelo look good the way Brandon Rios was picked to make Pac look good.
Brandon Rios, Mikey Garcia, and Demetrius Andrade in town for Canelo vs. Angulo: via
Big bro seckbach had Brandon rios winning every cAtegory at the oscars
brandon rios calls out Ruslan Provodnikov: lEsNews Boxing via
no your fake bro nah I can't believe you brah
brandon rios calls out Ruslan Provodnikov: lets make fight happen EsNews...: via
Brandon 13 place... At least we know Smoed got a better score than them
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Freddie Roach and Manny Pacquiao set up training camp in Macquaio, China as they prepare for Manny Pacquiao vs Brandon Rios. Manny Pacquiao shows of speed, e...
gtfoh Stuart Brandon Rios thru the low blow of Peterson fighters fight u just making excuses
Promoter Artie Pelullo says that Ruslan Provodnikov has options, but Brandon Rios isn't one of them, because he doesn't feel Rios can make 140 pounds, and
I'd like to see Brandon Rios take on Brian Vera.
Vera is like a bigger version of Brandon Rios lol
I go with Brandon rios as the iron chin that's why a fight with Ruslan would b good
Idk what kind of longevity you'll have when u take the Brandon Rios career path in boxing.
Crawford fighting like Brandon Rios all of a sudden
if u like they fights. Watching the obviously ward and gatti 3 fights. And watch Brandon rios Mike Alvarado. Both awesome
a hard fight against Karim El Ouazghari, beaten by kevin mitchell then battered by brandon rios, he deserved better
Burns-Crawford under-card. Good solid win for John Murray against John Simpson. Murray who fights at 140 pounds dismantled Simpson with murderous body shots dropping him three times in the second round. Murray is 29 with a couple of losses against Kevin Mitchell & Brandon Rios. Both fights he gave a good account of himself despite stoppage losses. It took Rios 11 rounds to get him out of there. Not sure if he will ever get to world level again but at the very least he is a European level fighter and with 140 being so bare you never know he may get the call as an opponent at some point in the future.
Follow lightweight champion Brandon Rios in the 48 hours leading up to his bout vs. John Murray. Rios vs Alvarado happens along with Donaire vs Nishioka Octo...
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John Murray - 'No one in Britain could do what I did with Brandon Rios'.
Murray is a warrior. Watch his versus Brandon rios. Man doesn't give in
Great to see John Murray back. Such a brave effort against Brandon Rios back in Dec 2011. This should be good.
Who would win, Ricky Burns or the 135 Brandon Rios?
Judge Brenda Kennedy now formally sentences Brandon Daniel to death by lethal injection in the April 2012 killing of offi…
whats the deal with Rios right now? any updates regarding Brandon you can tell his fans
Could anyone spot the roberto duran play that brandon rios pulled in the clinches against pacquiao lol.i could almost hear Ricky Hatton burping on a beer on that one .sistine chapel ceiling b-c-d-eautiful!
Marquez is scared and I think ruslans handlers are avoiding Rios becuz they assume he can't make 140 when said
we ever gonna see Vic Ortiz vs Brandon Rios?
Brandon Rios! I'd pay to just watch the trash talking pre fight
Take that Brandon Rios dean and I are tight!!
some beef between Brandon Rios and Victor Ortiz lol, put them in the ring, make it official :D
Brandon Rios, details his intense rivalry with Victor Ortiz in an exclusive interview with Fox 11's James Koh. "He (Ortiz) got people to come after me and Ro...
and I still think rios would beat his ***
Manny Pacquiao beats Official Brandon "BAM BAM" Rios in Macau, China tonight, by unanimous decision. What did you... http…
that will only work for so long. Brandon Rios just the latest example. Chavez probably should be at 175.
The Arena where Brandon Rios learn his lesson from Manny "pacman" Pacquiao...
with that said the reason I wanted Rios fight was b/c I can't see him or Provo losing a "fight"
He's called Rios out, and Ruslans manager has said he want Rios
With no lost love between Brandon Rios and Yuriorkis Gamboa, Rios shared that stablemate Mikey Garcia would KO Gamboa if fig…
I think you should face Brandon Rios or Austin Trout.
I would like to see Brandon Rios versus Kell Brook. There should be a 4 way tournament, Ortiz v Khan Brook v Rios winners + losers fight
lol Robert Garcia Why Brandon Rios Mom Beat Him Up this weekend and talks vs
Brandon rios comin off a loss and a trash undercard = 400k ppv
what u mean? He beat brandon rios fair and square
I liked a video brandon rios use to sparr sergio martinez EsNews Boxing
yeah he was toying with Brandon rios and still beat him
bro we all know Brandon rios isn't anything yet. And Bradley?? C'mon cuz he's just not a fighter..seeing him fight doesn't
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just so people remember who much of a bad *** you have to be in order to be a fighter. This was John Murray after Brandon Rios
John Murray after his fight with Brandon Rios
Brandon Rios speaking about Victor Ortiz live on ITR Radio!
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Brandon Rios discusses Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in fights with Andre Ward and Gennady Golovkin: via
Tim Bradley re-signs with Top Rank right. So if he beats pacquiao, maybe he'll fight marquez in fall, if he loses to pac then he'll probably fight provodnikov in the fall. Then what? Goossen Tutor, DiBella entertainment, and main events don't have any notable 147 pounders. He'll go on to fight the rest of Top Rank. Mike Alvarado, Brandon Rios, Jesse Vargas, Karim Mayfield, Luis Carlos Abregu(again).his choice tho
FUN FACT! Do you know that... From the time of this post, Amir Khan has yet to fight at the welterweight 147-lb division, (Yes, same with Brandon Rios who never had a fight there prior to his last fight) while Marcos Rene Maidana has already fought there 4 times (against Adrien Broner, Josesito Lopez, Angel Martinez, and Jesus Soto-Karass)?
Dusty Harrison's style and mannerisms in the ring do remind me a lot of Brandon Rios. Doesn't have quite the heavy-hands of Bam Bam
Poll: Now that Pacquiao vs Bradley 2 is on its way, does this open up the door for Brandon Rios vs Ruslan Provodnikov?
After this fight Victor Ortiz should fight brandon rios for the king of kansas
Nearly two years after they were scheduled to face each other, which never happened, boxers Yuriorkis Gamboa and...
Rios wants Gambo next, would it be the right fight for Rios?
im a PAC fan. But seriously in the last 2.5 years he's 1-2 and just beat fkn brandon rios. Come on.
By Chris Williams: After having been embarrassed by Manny Pacquiao and reduced to little more than a punching bag for him, Brandon Rios (31-2-1, 23 KO's) is now calling out lightweight Yuriorkis Gamboa (23-0, 16 KO's) in hopes of getting a fight with him. Gamboa, 32, has been trying to get Rios' gym...
And who has rios fought? Did you forget about what happend to rios when he faced Abril?
Gamboa will make Rios his speed bag just like Pacman
Brandon Rios is a bum. Who got beat so badly by Pacquiao he cried after the fight on camera
Rios your to easy to hit manny showed us that. What bout that great left hand at 20sec rnd 5 that was a Pisa lol.
Rios your a punching bag! Stop calling people out you cheat back to Kansas Dorothy!
Since he did a outstanding performance against Brandon Rios. Do you think his come back would do away…
I don't know what Rios is talking about, he just received a putiza from pacquiao. the juicy saved him of not to be ko.
I really don't think of these guys at the top of the ladder, but Robert Guerrero vs Brandon Rios, brawl or bore?
.I would assume Rios is at the top of the list for Ruslan if Brandon can't make it happen w/ Gamboa at 140
Brandon Rios wants Gamboa next at 140 via
Really don't think anyone can stop Brandon Rios apart from Ruslan Provodnikov
Brandon Rios to fight in May, possibly against Provodnikov
“Hey since Mikey n Brandon r clearly afraid of u,why don't you call out Titere Vasquez or Rios conquerer Abril
From Robert to Mikey Garcia and Brandon Rios: Stop giving this little man (Gamboa) attention. He has fought 2 times in 3 years. He needs $. Let him starve
Rios Iknow ucan take a punch. It is actually all u cando in boxing take apunch But unever been punch bya guy ash…
If fights the EXACT same thing will happen as it did in Rios is TRASH its not hard to tell; PUNCHING BAG
better fight.. mickey garcia vs Gamboa or Brandon rios vs Gamboa..
agreed. Rios would have trouble with his speed but wear him down late
Rios gives him a great fight. Mikey toys with him
dyou get a tattoo after the Brandon Rios fight?
Bum Bum Rios what a joke. Them steroids they gave him didnt even help him against Pac.
This beef with Brandon Rios might be the motivation Gamboa needs to get back on track
Ok, does Brandon Rios team up with Ja Rule, since he's now getting into with with 50? ( Yeah, that's probably a bad ide…
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2013 Promoter of the Year Bob Arum - "The fans aren't stupid, they want to see action. Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado are action fighters. Tim Bradley showed he's an action fighter. Juan Manuel Marquez is an action fighter. Manny Pacquiao is an action fighter. Ruslan Provodnikov is an action fighter. They don't play around. They fight, that's what the public wants."
The Return of Pacquiao vs Brandon Rios Part 1! "Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for -fair use- for...
What is the connection of Manny Pacquiao winning against Brandon Rios, Rose Fostanes winning Israels X Factor, pinoys winning 3rd place in solar race and etc to Kris Aquino not having sex?
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Manny Pacquiao scored a decisive, unanimous decision win against American Brandon Rios to take the vacant WBO International welterweight title. The bout, held in an arena in Macau, China, was eagerly watched by Pacquiao's fans in his native Philippines, p
Brandon Rios tested positive for a banned substance following his Nov. 23 loss to Manny Pacquiao in Macau, but vehemently denied taking any illegal substances in a 20-minute telephone conversation with Yahoo Sports on Friday. In a story first reported … Continue reading →
Brandon Rios Cries During Interview After Manny Pacquiao Fight I respect a man who cries. It shows he cares. It shows he did his best. It shows that he gave his all, physically, mentally and emotionally. Manny Pacquiao scored a lopsided unanimous decision victory over Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios: 120...
Manny Pacquiao Vs Brandon Rios Replay Highlights View Complete Video Back in the ring for the first time in almost a year, Pacquiao wore R...
And the Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios fight has just heated up. On Wednesday, November 20, a scuffle broke out at the boxing gym at the Venetian after ...
Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios: Takeaways from Epic PPV Fight in Macau: Manny Pacquiao returned to winning wa...
If Pacquiao re-sign it's a dumb move ... If Pacquiao re-signs with Arum, he doesn’t get the mega-fight against Mayweather. So that’s a loss of $50 million at least for Pacquiao. Pacquiao doesn’t get Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, Amir Khan, Danny Garcia, Lucas Matthysse, Shawn Porter, Devon Alexander, Lamont Peterson, and Adrien Broner. But if he says with Arum, Pacquiao get fights against Arum’s Top Rank stable fighters like Brandon Rios, Ruslan Provodnikov, Terence Crawford, Timothy Bradley, Mike Alvarado and Mikey Garcia. Is it worth it for Pacquiao to fight those guys for the next 2-3 years or is it worth it for him to be free to fight Mayweather, Canelo, Khan and Danny Garcia.
Arum: Bradley would rather fight Pacquiao than Marquez Juan Manuel Marquez wants to fight WBO welterweight champion Tim Bradley again, but it looks like Bob Arum of Top Rank has other ideas for Bradley. Arum’s basically giving it away that Bradley will be Pacquiao’s next opponent on April 12th by saying that Bradley wants to fight Pacquiao again. Arum really wanted Marquez to be a part of the Pacquiao sweepstakes for a 5th fight between them. No doubt Marquez is the only guy that Arum had available to match against Pacquiao that could bring in huge PPV buys. The rest of the guys that Arum has in his stable, such as Tim Bradley, Mike Alvarado, Brandon Rios, and Ruslan Provodnikov, are guys that will likely result in low PPV buys of 475,000 to 500,000 numbers. Without Marquez or a Floyd Mayweather, I have a feeling that Pacquiao’s days of being a huge PPV fighter are pretty much finished. That’s not his fault. It’s more of a product of Arum not having the bodies to put in with him that the boxing ...
ALMOST everybody underestimated Manny Pacquiao’s determination and resolve that when he battled tough American Brandon Rios in his only fight in the year...
you are ready I m ready we have to make a fight— Bam Bam Brandon Rios (December 31, 2013 By Chris Williams: Having been reduced to that of a punching bag status in his embarrassing one-sided 12 round unanimous decision loss to Manny Pacquiao last month in Macao, China,…
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An action-packed highlight of the first meeting between Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado, which resulted in one of the best fights of 2012.
Ronda Rousey is in the same boat as Brandon Rios as far as I'm concerned.NO CLASS!
By the way, Provodnikov would destroy Brandon Rios. I don't ever want to see that fight. It would be a slaughter.
Danny Garcia speaks on Brandon Rios, Zab Judah, his career learning lessons, and more
Manny Pacquiao's win over Brandon Rios: fight highlights Subscribe to the Guardian HERE: Manny Pacquiao dominates his bout against ...
Bam Bam Brandon Rios links up with Mr.Capone-E executive producer to drop a album entitled "Motavational Music" with artist that were selected and show suppo...
Pacquiao's wealth and Michael Koncz Source: Rappler First of two parts GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines – When Manny Pacquiao first blew the lid and complained that his bank accounts had been garnished by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), many fans and supporters immediately offered sympathy and support. After all, Pacquiao just came from a thunderous victory over Brandon Rios in Macau on November 24 – 11 months after a shock knockout loss in the hands of perennial nemesis Juan Manuel Marquez. Some say it was insensitive for the BIR to steal the sweet momentum of his victory by going after Pacquiao’s bank accounts – a show of disrespect for a national icon. But looking back at the timeline of his tax troubles, Pacquiao may also have himself to blame, those who have been watching him closely say. This is in part because he failed to take care of his tax business. Or because he entrusted too much of his financial affairs for too long to few trusted friends. (READ: Is Pacquiao covering up his tax ...
Manny Pacquiao and his US challenger Brandon Rios visited the Great Wall of China on Monday morning, as part of their promotional tour around the world for t ...
In a recent apperance on Sportsnation, Tyson said Pacquiao’s performance against Brandon Rios in Macau last Nov. 24 is something to talk about.
Fights I want to see in 2014:. Canelo Alvarez vs. Miguel Cotto. Mikey Garcia vs. Takashi Uchiyama. Ruslan Provodnikov vs. Brandon Rios
And the Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios fight ha...
Pacquiao wins again, in court: Three weeks removed from his decisive victory over Brandon Rios in Macau, Manny...
Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather have reacted to Brandon Rios' failed drug test with differing opinions:
CLARK AIR BASE Freddie Roach fight with Brandon Rios camp in Macau, China the fight its on Nov 23 United State time and Nov 24 Philippines time.. the issue here's Rios camp got the Gym 8 or 9am to 11. when Freddie Roach, Rios camp still there 11:30 they are 30 minutes over the schedule
Im not making excuses for Broner, but Brandon Rios just got suspended for using PED's and Alex Ariza is the athletic trainer for the entire Garcia camp. Pacquiao had this issue with testing as well. But Broner also did things as a boxer he should not have done in the ring. But that comes with experience!!! And his corner did not offer any advice or adjustments.
Rios failed drug test after fight vs. Pacquiao via
Brandon Rios tests positive for banned substance following loss to Manny Pacquiao via
Brandon Rios fails drugs test after Pacquiao fight, fingers pointed at strength and conditioning coach Alex Ariza
But with Ariza in his camp, will Maidana pass the post fight drug test? Brandon Rios didn't.
Brandon Rios tested positive for a banned substance after the Pacquiao fight. Whatever it was, he clearly didn't take enough
Brandon Rios fails drug test for Pacquiao bout
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Brandon Rios speaks up: I did not cheat vs Pacquiao
Brandon Rios tested positive for banned substances? Told y'all Alex Ariza juices up his fighters
Brandon rios is a bum.. dude cheats and still cant win.
*** Brandon rios failed drug test after fight with pacquiao . ***
Rios failed drug test after Pacquiao fight: Former lightweight titlist Brandon Rios, who agreed to random drug...
Things Go from Bad to Worse for Rios (via Good article!
Brandon Rios claimed to like punching people in the face more than sex but lost all 12 rounds in his last fight and failed his drug test LOL
NOT TRUE. Brandon Rios was notified by the Chinese commission of his positive DMAA test on December 2, 20…
Brandon Rios got caught using PED during the Pacquiao and still lose 😂
Brandon Rios: 'I'm not a dirty fighter. I don't take no drugs'
Brandon rios fail his post fight drug test lol what a retard
LMFAO!!! Fans have sympathy for Brandon Rios. "He got the wrong people in his camp". What happened to know what you're …
Brandon Rios tested positive for a PED and still got his *** beat. That's embarrassing.
My story on Rios' failed drug test after Pacquiao fight:
Brandon Rios fails drug test. *** I thought Bam bam was better than that
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Brandon Rios fails his drug test after fight w/ Manny Pacquiao. VADA tested for first time in Pacquiao fight.
Brandon Rios tested positive for banned substance after Manny Pacquiao fight. First time Pac did random testing for fight. Ma…
Update from brandon rios camp: i failed the post drug test :)
*** Brandon Rios tested positive 4 enhancement drugs n Pacquiao still bust that ***
Unbelieveable!!! Brandon Rios tested positive for PEDS during his fight with Pacquiao...
Brandon Rios tests positive after Manny Pacquiao fight. According to reports Bam Bam Rios tested positive in urine exams to the banned substance methylexanamine a dietary supplement.
Brandon rios came out dirty after the fight ! Methylhexanamine : a band dietary supplement !
brandon rios fails his drug test? hmm... I need to read more into this.
Brandon Rios fails drug test taken after the Pacquiao fight! Alex Ariza?! Care to comment?!
According to reports, former lightweight champion Brandon Rios failed the post-fight drug test following his lopsided unanimous decision loss to
Brandon Rios fails drug test for Pacquiao bout (via
Brandon Rios you cheating little rat. You got beat and you tested positive. Consider yourself done. Boxing
*** Brandon Rios test positive for banned substance after the Pacquiao fight
Brandon Rios failed a drug test after his loss to Manny Pacquiao.
Brandon Rios FAILED his after fight drug test? Wow!
Brandon Rios tests positive for banned substances following Pac man fight. Link is in the comments. - Wes
Brandon Rios failed his VADA post-fight drug test after the Pacquiao fight. smh...
Breaking news as Brandon Rios failed his post-fight drug test. He was caught taking an illegal diuretic. Tsk-tsk, Brandon. Enjoy your suspension.
Brandon Rios fails drug test after Pac fight! Looks like Ariza been a naughty boy again!
Brandon Rios fails drug test after Pacquiao fight.
Manny Pacquiao is looking for his next opponent, following his victory over Brandon Rios. According to Bob Arum,...
After his win against Brandon Rios in Macau, Manny Pacquiao (55-5-2, 38 knockouts) was named as the mandatory challenger for the World Boxing Council’s welterweight title currently held by Floyd Mayweather (45-0-0, 26 KOs).
Manny Pacquiao has been named mandatory challenger to Floyd Mayweather Jr's WBC Welterweight title. It is not yet known whether or not Mayweather, who currently plans to fight on May 4th against a to-be-announced opponent, will relinquish the belt. Pacquiao returned from a stunning December 2012 knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez last month, beating strong contender Brandon Rios to a wide, and quite bloody, decision win. Mayweather is coming off of clear decision victories over young-gun Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and former multi-division champion Robert Guerrero.
Brandon Rios throws the worst punch I've ever seen in a prize fight.
COMMENTARY | Ever since Manny Pacquiao's domination of Brandon Rios on Nov. 23, Top Rank Promotion's CEO Bob Arum has tried to convince the boxing community that he's, once again, serious about getting the Filipino congressman inside the ring with Floyd Mayweather. Of course, it's hard for knowledge...
THE SQUARE RING Dec. 5, 2013 By James Wellington Jeeves III VISIT & Brookies Sports Bureau , Phuket Thailand Dennis Green was the head football coach for the NFL Arizona Cardinals in’06. His team was playing the Chicago Bears in a very important game. The Cardinals were up by 20 points but found a way to lose. During the post game press conference Green went off . “We knew who we thought they were.” Had Manny Pacquiao been any less a gentleman he could have said the same about Brandon Rios. Team Pacquiao knew Brandon Rios was. A “loud mouth-roly-poly boxer/punching bag” who would allow Manny Pacquiao to look good. Rios nickname ? “Bam Bam”. That’s what Pacquiao did with lefts and rights over 12 rounds. Pacquiao had two question to answer , “Was there a lasting effect from his “stone cold” KO at the hands of Juan Manual Marquez and would a Pay-Per-View work from China. Thanks to Rios the answer to the first question was a resound ding “YES”. The PPV num ...
Talked to Bob Arum.. told he is interested in staging a double header in the spring with Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado in separate bouts..
=Manny Pacquiao thumps Brandon Rios to take WBO title in Macau
Floyd Mayweather Sr: Manny Pacquiao looked good, but Brandon Rios can't fight
Brandon Rios had no business being in the ring with Manny
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I want Brandon Rios vs Victor Ortiz just as much as I want Chavez JR vs Canelo.
Brandon Rios cries after losing to Manny Pacquiao
"I thought Manny Pacquiao did good with him, and I'm speaking of that particular fight. I think that Manny Pacquiao did good with him because to me, Brandon Rios can't fight, to be honest. Those are my honest opinions. From what I just saw from him, I don't see no skill, I don't see no knowledge...
Brandon Rios cries after losing to Manny Pacquiao! (VIDEO)
Brandon Rios crying on interview after Pacquiao fight
Brandon Rios cries as he talks after his fight with Manny Pacquiao-Videoism
Despite returning like a hero from beating Brandon Rios over the weekend, Manny Pacquiao said Tuesday he has no...
Brandon Rios cries after his defeat with Manny Pacquiao.As Roach said, "This is the perfect fight against a lazy opponent trying to make the weight."WATCH VIDEO AS HE CRIES AFTER LOSING A FIGHT.
Manny Pacquiao put on a boxing clinic and completely outclassed Brandon Rios from start to finish to win via 120-108, 119-109, 118-110 unanimous decision.
Did stepping into the ring at 159 lbs have any negative effect on Brandon Rios?
TMT fighter Chris Pearson rates the performance of Manny Pacquio vs. Brandon Rios - fightersrated:
Manny Pacquiao beats Brandon Rios on points in comeback fight Manny Pacquiao put on a dazzling boxing display to beat American Brandon Rios and win his first fight in two years. The man from the Philippines said he would win to bring "pride and hope" back to his beleaguered nation, which is struggling to come to terms with the loss of life and devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan. In front of a crowd unanimously in his favour, he dominated former world lightweight champion Rios to win on points, landing at will and never looking in trouble. In truth, Rios was not in the class of previous Pacquiao opponents. His ponderous style of walking forward without using a consistent jab was tailor-made for the 34-year-old, who showed no rustiness, even though he had not fought since he was knocked out in losing to Juan Manuel Marquez last December. Manny Pacquiao's last 10 fights 23 Nov, 2013: v Brandon Rios (US), won (pts) 8 Dec, 2012: v Juan Manuel Marquez (Mex), lost (KO 6th) 9 Jun, 2012: v Timothy Bradley (US), ...
Manny Pacquiao Career Earnings Will Reach $300 Million With Rios Fight 3 comments, 1 called-out Comment Now Follow Comments Manny Pacquiao squares off against Brandon Rios at the Venetian Macao in Macau, China on Saturday night (it will be Sunday morning in Macau with a 13 hour time difference from New York). It marks Pacquiao’s first return to the ring since he was floored in December by Juan Manuel Marquez in their fourth battle as pros. The Rios’ fight marks another huge payday in the career of Pacman. He is guaranteed $11 million, plus another $7 million for his promotion company MP Promotions, according to Top Rank’s Bob Arum, who is promoting the Macau bout (Rios is guaranteed $4 million). Arum says Pacquiao could earn as much $30 million depending on the size of the pay-per-view audience. The huge payday will push Pacquiao’s career earnings to $300 million, including endorsements. The monster paycheck is a relatively new phenomenon for the eight-division world champion, who turns 35 next mo ...
There's a lot of similarities between Manny Pacquiao's fights with Brandon Rios (only recently) and Antonio Margarito three years ago... Both opponents are long and tall and have the reputation as brawlers... Both fought under the watchful eyes of trainer Robert Garcia... Both lost to Pacman via unanimous decision behind identical 120-108, 119-109 and 118-110 scorecards... Both were mangled beyond recognition after the fight... And finally, both remained standing after 12 full rounds on account of a sturdier than usual chin and because Manny pulled back on his punches in the last two rounds... :)
Filipinos should get the real lesson from Pacquiao’s latest victory November 26, 2013 by ChinoF Once again, Filipino boxer extraordinaire Manny Pacquiao claims another victory, this time over Brandon Rios. This is supposed to uplift people’s spirits in the wake of the destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda. And it’s probably making up for the loss against Juan Manuel Marquez last year. Again, Filipinos are going to say “Pinoy pride,” something that we’ve been shooting down in Get Real Philippines for good reason. While Pacquiao’s victory may have its good side, it will also have a bad one. Pacquiao won because of his training and his sipag at tiyaga. It certainly isn’t because of his being Filipino. It’s just a lucky coincidence that he is Filipino. It’s the same point as in my previous articles on Gilas Pilipinas and Megan Young. However, Pinoy Pridists will claim Pacquiao is a great boxer because he’s Filipino. They’re only after praising Pacquiao in order to boost their ow ...
Thousands of Typhoon Haiyan survivors in the Philippines erupted into cheers after boxing legend Manny Pacquiao defeated Brandon Rios on Saturday...
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Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao made a triumphant comeback to the ring Sunday with an overwhelming points victory over Brandon Rios to win the World Boxing Organisation international welterweight championship. The three ringside judges scored the fight 120-108, 119-109 and 118-110 as Pacquiao handed out a lesson in clinical boxing to his less-experienced American opponent before a sold-out 13,200 audience packed with Filipinos at Macau's Cotai Arena. The Filipino great, who had lost his last two fights, took the 12-round contest to Rios from the first bell, connecting with lightning combinations to the body and head behind a stinging left-hand lead. Rios was on the canvas following a body shot in the first round, but the referee ruled no knockdown because the former lightweight world champion had slipped. Rios proved durable, taking blow after blow that might have finished off many boxers as Pacquiao gave him an all-over body workout and a boxing lesson in the American's debut at welterweight. Pacquia ...
Take a moment of silence to reflect. Now that you've done that- I want you to stare at the face of Brandon Rios. Do it again. While you were doing that, I was taking a moment to reflect on a man and his nation, having endured the ravages of a storm and its “afterwrath”. For Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios, this word, which won’t appear in any dictionary, has two different meanings. Let’s start with Filipino icon Pacquiao, in the wake of his comprehensive destruction of Brandon Rios. Coming into this bout with Rios, Pacquiao had never been subjected to more doubt or daunting pressure, as many reporters and analysts of the sport besieged him with doubt, and hung into question the “wiseness” of his choice of the dangerous Rios in his return from the Marquez defeat. Many of these same reporters and analysts actually picked Rios to defeat Pacquiao outright, or scare the *** out of him while challenging him greatly in defeat. Pacquiao had to listen to all of this, while constantly reliving images o ...
CONGRATS to Manny Pacquiao! Fought aggressively and smartly with a very tough Brandon Rios.
Manny Pacquiao, from the Philippines, right, lands a right to Brandon Rios of the United States during their
Brandon Rios's face after losing to Manny Pacquiáo... 😂😄
After Typhoon Haiyan, the people of the Philippines need all the hope they can get. And on Nov. 24, their native son delivered at least a little, defeating Brandon Rios with an authoritative victor...
MACAU – The specter of Floyd Mayweather Jr. once again loomed large following a Manny Pacquiao fight, and it's been a while since that could be said. Pacquiao used his blinding hand and foot speed to batter Brandon Rios into submission on Saturday at CotaiArena in his first fight in nearly a year after being knocked cold. Following a lost year in 2012, which included losses to Timothy Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez and dropping his position as the best fighter in the world not named Mayweather to Andre Ward, Pacquiao seemed to regain his mojo fighting before an energized crowd of supporters. The sellout crowd of 13,101 lustily roared at every Pacquiao combination that landed. Pacquiao went hard, early and often, to the body and easily won the unanimous decision. Judge Michael Pernick saw it 120-108, a shutout, the same as Yahoo Sports. Lisa Giampa scored it 119-109, giving Rios the eighth. Manfred Kuechler scored the fight 118-110, judging the third and eighth rounds for Rios. It was so close to the fi ...
Contrary to this writer's assertion, I think the Marquez KO, if anything, has made Manny a smarter fighter. There's no question about his speed and power. He needs to be smart if he is to finally face Money May. And no, I'm not one of those instant boxing analysts :) I'm just sayin'... PACQUIAO GOOD ENOUGH TO DOMINATE RIOS BUT NOT THE SAME ‘PACMAN’ by Doug Fischer November 23, 2013 Share this story 63 Despite being stopped in his last fight and off for almost a year, Manny Pacquiao was too sharp for Brandon Rios to handle. Pacquiao won a lopsided decision against the slugger but didn’t look like the dynamic world-beater he was just two years ago. Everyone knew that Manny Pacquiao was the superior fighter coming into his welterweight fight with Brandon Rios. The version of the Filipino icon that retired Oscar De La Hoya, annihilated Ricky Hatton and wore down Miguel Cotto would run right through Rios, despite how rugged the 27-year-old slugger is. However, those fights took place five years ago. Much ...
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Took the world title - the horn's victims Filippiniern Manny "Pac-Man" Pacquiao took the night home WBO's world championship belt at welterweight, a victory which led to the great joy in the Philippines. It feels like I got back my house, says gatsoparen Ardel Nebasa, who lost his home in Typhoon Haiyan few weeks ago. Pacquiao, who defeated USA's Brandon Rios, dedicated the victory relatives to all those affected by the typhoon. -My victory is a symbol of my people comeback from a natural disaster and a national tragedy, he said in the ring.
Hall of fAmer Larry Merchant Interviews Manny Pacquiao after he defeated Brandon Rios
I liked a video from Miguel Cotto on Manny Pacquiao vs Brandon Rios
Pacquiao Beats Rios In Unanimous Decision by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS November 24, 2013 4:14 AM MACAU (AP) — Manny Pacquiao reversed the decline in his boxing career and provided some desperately needed inspiration to the disaster-stricken Philippines with an authoritative victory over Brandon Rios on Sunday. Pacquiao entered the fight coming off successive defeats, having spent a year out of the ring and with his own trainer publicly declaring he should retire unless he convincingly beat Rios. In addition, Pacquiao carried the burden of being the favorite son of the Philippines and the man the nation looked to as a source of joy and hope in the wake of deadly Typhoon Haiyan. Thousands of fans watched the fight on screens set up in the plaza of Tacloban, the Philippine city hit worst by the Nov. 9 disaster that killed more than 5,000 people and left huge numbers of the population homeless. If Pacquiao felt pressure, he didn't show it in the ring at The Venetian casino in Macau, putting on a vintage display ...
Brandon Rios achieved something that Oscar De La Hoya and Miguel Cotto couldn't do with Manny Pacquiao. Go figure.
Brandon Rios was talking about Floyd but last night he got chowed by Pacquiao ...Tired of Top Rank and there Clown Fighters man..
The Pacq is back! Manny Pacquiao just soundly defeated Brandon Rios by a 12-round unanimous decision early today, dedicating it to all the victims of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda. Rios, while himself a tough opponent, proved to be obviously nowhere near the league of the People's Champ and found the latter too great and obstacle to hurdle. To Manny Boy, congrats, bro! Sana magtuluy-tuloy na ang pagbabalik natin alang-alang sa sambayanang Pilipinong nangangailangan ng isang bayaning tulad mo.
Manny Pacquiao outdo Brandon Rios in their fight & dedicates his impressive victory to Typhoon Haiyan victims. Dz
Glad to hear the victory of Manny Pacquiao over Brandon Rios which happened in Macau earlier. I'm not really a 'boxing fan' yet I'm happy that it quite lifted the nation's (Philippines) spirit despite of the damages that the Typhoon Haiyan had caused. Viva Pilipinas!
A complete and through dismantling of Brandon Rios tonight led many to beleive that Manny Pacqiuao is back and ready to go. Manny looked every bit the Manny that destroyed Ricky Hatton,Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito. He beat Rios to the punch,using his superior hand and foot speed to befuddle the over-matched Rios,from Oxnard Ca. With crisp left leads,double hooks and a right cross that seemingly found it's mark all night, Pacqiuao built up an early lead that he never would relinquish. He had Rios hurt on more than one occasion but never put the game fighter down. Rios was completely over-matched,and it was evident early on. Pacqiuao took control early in the fight,landing his left lead at will while Rios shook his head to let Manny know he wasn't hurt,meaning the opposite. Rios did this the entire fight while Manny built up a lead while the pro Pacqiuao crowd chanted his name. Let's see where this takes Manny. The only fight tht we all want to see will never happen,and an Amir Khan fight would neve . ...
Robert Garcia should now stop dreaming. First, it was Antonio Margarito and now, Brandon Rios. He trained both fighters. Both badly beaten by Pacman. He should also now apologize to Freddie Roach.
What an upset for Baylor U by Oklahoma State U! Anxious for the Alabama/Auburn game next Saturday. 󾌵 Er, who is Brandon Rios? I only know his nickname - "Big Joke". Seriously!!! Money spoke, rich fools won't be broke! 󾰴
I liked a video Manny Pacquiao knocked out by Juan Manuel Marquez.FULL HD! Pacman v Brandon Rios
Brandon Rios is dope but he isnt quite Tim Bradley or dare i say Floyd Mayweather!!!
The 12th comes to fruition with Manny Pacquiao looking like the same man who came out of the dugout. Brandon Rios absorbs another combination, taunts Pacquiao to hit him on the ropes. Pacquiao gives a high-five in the middle of the round, follows up with a combination opening up Rios’ cut above the left eye. The southpaw hitting on his power punches as he turns Rios into a smaller version of Antonio Margarito. Pacquiao offers his sportsmanship with a hug after the bell.
Here's what Brandon Rios, Antonio Margarito, Shane Mosley, Ricky Hatton, Joshua Clotty, Oscar De La Hoya, Erik Morales and Marco Antonio Barerra and even Juan Marquez don't get. If you want to stand straight in front of Manny Pacquiao and try to go toe to toe with him. Good luck with that. He's faster and hits harder. LEARN TO BOX!
Brandon Rios is nothing more than Antonio Margarito.. Just another Robert Garcia stiff
Brandon Rios is doing a great Antonio Margarito impression against Manny Pacquiao.
This fight is boring. I bet Pacquiao chose to fight Brandon Rios because Rios is a younger version of Antonio Margarito and he knew it would be an easy win.
Brandon Rios is in serious need of a maturity lesson. He is nothing more than Antonio Margarito..
"Yoo... Brandon Rios need some head movement .."he has none
Yoo... Brandon Rios need some head movement ..
SETTING THE PACE major Sunday thriller for the Filipino sports buffs, there’s the Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios fight in the morning then the keenly awaited Barangay Ginebra-Rain or Shine tiff late in the afternoon capping the PBA’s busy weekend schedule. The Kings and the Elasto Painters are both expected to cheer for the Filipino boxing icon before doing their own thing at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The Elasto Painters hope to continue to set the pace while the Kings seek to move upfront as they clash in the second Sunday twinbill of the PLDT myDSL PBA Philippine Cup. Game time is at 5:15 p.m. with the E-Painters chasing a third straight win and the Kings in pursuit of a follow-up to a rousing 86-69 win over the San Mig Coffee Mixers during the season inaugurals at the Big Dome. It could well be an exciting battle. “We played bad the last time against Meralco. I don’t think we can’t afford that against Ginebra. They’ve had a lot of improvement,” said Rain or Shine coach Yeng Guiao. “Each ...
Manny Pacquiao believes the best way to bring inspiration and hope to the victims of the devastating Typhoon Haiyan in his native Philippines is to win his comeback fight against Brandon Rios.
Tonight is Manny Pacquiao vs Brandon Rios! Let's go We will rise again!
Hope Manny Pacquiao smashes Brandon Rios after what Team Rios said to Freddie Roach!
Brandon Rios isn't ready for Pacquiao. He doesn't have the experience for it. He lost against Alvarado.
Hope the pac man ko's Brandon rios tonight just cos I hate Alex Ariza!
Manny Pacquiao fighting Brandon Rios in his 1st fight since being KOed last year by Marquez. Predictions? Mine is Rio wins by KO
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Pacquiao vs Brandon ''Bang Bang'' Rios . PPV Nov. 23 it will be a war. HBO Pay Per View
Brandon Rios is gonna tear pac man up
Manny Pacquio and Brandon Rios have weighed-in, a day before they square off in Macau.
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Brandon rios: I wanna be the best. PAC man: you wanna be like me.
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I'm sorry, but Brandon Rios is gonna get rocked tonight.
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Manny Pacquiao fights Brandon Rios tonight with the chance to lift the spirits of the typhoon-hit Philippines:
"Boxing's not so well kept secret is that, financially, most fighters can never stop."
A lot at stake when the Pacman returns to face Brandon Rios in Macao, China at the Cotai Arena in Hotel Venetian
"Brandon Rios stfu up man I hope PAC Man give you the works" *** nah
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The difference between Pacquaio's nd rios is that one is an all time great fighter nd the other one is Brandon rios
Stunning article on upcoming Pacquiao-Rios fight and on what is a boxing life.
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My Prediction for Manny Pacquiao v Brandon Rios this week.
I hear Brandon Rios has been drug tested 4 times in the lead up to fight night. Whereas Manny Pacquiao has only been tested once!
Boxing isn't only physically destructive, it's financially devastating as well. Excellent
Freddie Roach fight with Brandon Rios' camp in Macau
Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios is reminding me of Buster Douglas vs Mike Tyson only diffrence Tyson was undefeated vs D…
Brandon Rios and his band of *** ..PUNKS !! The way they showed disrespect to people with disabilities was the most punk like behavior I have ever witnessed. PUNKS !!
Robert Garcia on why Juan Manuel Marquez never fought Brandon Rios
Asian boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao will not only have the support of a Filipino-packed crowd when he fights Brandon Rios on Sunday, but also a phalanx of celebrity cheerleaders, led by David Beckham. The former England football captain will be joined at the Macau ringside by a number of...
David Beckham has declared himself "a huge fan" of boxer Manyy Pacquaio and says he will support him against Brandon Rios on Sunday.
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