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Acosta-Rios: Miguel Confident of Downing "Bam Bam"

By Hilmar Rojas

Las Vegas - After spending a few days in Las Vegas and training at the Top Rank Gym, WBA lightweight champion Miguel Acosta is very confident of retaining his title this Saturday. He faces undefeated Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios in a Showtime televised fight from the Palms Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

"I am calm and it feels great to hold my belt. It's my first title defense and I feel fine. I'm pleased with my preparation physical and mentally. We worked hard. We know that we are going to win. When he signed the contract, he already lost his unbeaten record," Acosta said. "He can have all of the advantages of home, but in the ring it's only me and him."

Acosta ended the unbeaten streaks of Urbano Antillón and Paulus Moses.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by cleaner147 on 02-24-2011

lolol I really thought Rios is the favorit esp after dismissing Peterson that way....damn why is such a unkown fighter like Acosta in the same lvl odds-wise as Rios?

Comment by cleaner147 on 02-24-2011

[QUOTE=`STEELHEAD;10153322]???...don't know where your coming from. when betting line first came out rios was close to a 3 to 1 underdog![/QUOTE] OMFG :burnout:Really???? so I guess clever money than is put on Rios Im from Europe, we re more familiar…

Comment by STEELHEAD on 02-24-2011

[quote=madamfackah;10153251]:cool2: Im not that bettin expert, but now that Rios is not that big of a favorite aynmore, but still favored to win ( I guess the fight will be 9.5+ rnds) ...Is it clever to put money on Acosta…

Comment by Calzaghe Loc on 02-24-2011

War acosta!!!!! Beat the big mouth down.

Comment by cleaner147 on 02-24-2011

already seen it steel, indeed Lowther fights like Acosta... however, Acosta seems to be very motivated and focused for that fight.

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