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Brandon Rios Batters Urbano Antillon For a KO in Three

By Luis Sandoval

Home Depot Center, Carson, California - WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios (28-0-1, 21 KO) retained his title with a third round stoppage of Urbano Antillon (28-3, 20 KO) in a short, but very active war. Antillon was down twice in the third.

They went to war in the very first round, with punches being exchanged at close range to the head and body by both boxers. In the final minute, it was electric with both boxers trading monster punches to the head and body. They continued to brawl in the second. Rios contolled the action, with Antillon coming back with a hard right that shook Rios in the final ten seconds.

At the start of the third round, Rios dropped Antillon with a hard right hand for the count of eight. Rios jumped right on him and started throwing every punch possible to finish Antillon off. Antillon was doing his best to hold on and looked for big counters to survive. As they traded punches, a crushing right hand sent Antillon down face first for the second time in the fight. Antillon beat the count, he was barely able to stand and tried to move away from an incoming Rios, but Antillon was too hurt to defend himself and the referee stepped in to quickly wave off the fight.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by bojangles1987 on 07-11-2011

Rios was just the bigger, stronger guy, and Antillon did what he could. This was a great fight while it lasted. When Rios does move up it will be very interesting to see how his power translates.

Comment by LeadUppercut on 07-11-2011

[QUOTE=Ringlife;10820371]It was a good fight while it lasted but the ref shouldn't of stop it .I thought Antillon needed to regroup and would've came back the round was almost over.[B]Baaaaaaaaaaaaaaad stoppage[/B].[/QUOTE] Nah, Urbano was done bro.

Comment by Ringlife on 07-10-2011

It was a good fight while it lasted but the ref shouldn't of stop it .I thought Antillon needed to regroup and would've came back the round was almost over.Baaaaaaaaaaaaaaad stoppage.

Comment by Lorily on 07-10-2011

[quote=Rome-By-Ko;10817569]Rios can bang but has underrated boxing ability imo..I like Rios and see big things for him in the future...Don't know why he called out MAB,that was strange but he should move up and fight guy's like Matt's(I want this…

Comment by shenmue on 07-10-2011

[QUOTE=Kimo;10818663]I don't think it'd be able to handle that, too much excitement!![/QUOTE] I have the same feeling, i just smile and laugh when i think of it.

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