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Brandon Rios Injures Arm, Withdraws From Herrera Bout

By Rick Reeno

Cameron Dunkin, manager of former lightweight champion Brandon Rios (30-0-1, 22KOs), has confirmed to BoxingScene.com that his boxer injured his right arm in training. Rios has been forced to withdraw from an HBO televised fight against Mauricio Herrera (18-2, 7KOs), which was scheduled for July 7th at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California.

Dunkin says the injury is more of a bad sprain and not something too serious. However, Rios has been trying to shake it off for the last few days and his training camp has been affected. He was advised by a doctor to stay away from the gym for a week or two in order to heal the injury, which forced his withdrawal as the fight is less than a month away. 

In the main event of the card, Nonito Donaire will face Jeffrey Mathebula in a super bantamweight unification. Top Rank is pondering several possibilities to replace Rios-Herrera.

UPDATE: Rios has tendonitis of the elbow on his right arm and the doctor told him to rest his arm for four weeks.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Dustaine on 06-15-2012

[QUOTE=tlarry;12246142]This guy can't stay in shape, he calls out and runs his mouth to all the big names, yet he looked horrible against [B]a no name tomato can[/B], now gets hurt training for another rube. His management team is pathetic,…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 06-15-2012

Yea, I thought it would be a weight issue. For those thinking Rios won't miss the 140 limit are stupid. The dude was drained at 139, what's 1 more pound gonna do? Would've been funny to see Herrera school him…

Comment by nycsmooth on 06-15-2012

[QUOTE=APBrooklyn;12247206]everyone is on roids...thats why all of these sudden "flash" injuries...fighters scared for their careers...with a few exceptions...anyone else see this correlation the past coupl yrs?? - and especially now??[/QUOTE] this mayb, but Rios' #1 fault is he has no…

Comment by APBrooklyn on 06-15-2012

everyone is on roids...thats why all of these sudden "flash" injuries...fighters scared for their careers...with a few exceptions...anyone else see this correlation the past coupl yrs?? - and especially now??

Comment by nycsmooth on 06-15-2012

delays & no training I see Rios 's next bout @ '47...

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