Brandon Rios will not only be fighting over seas for the first time in his professional career but he will also be making his welterweight debut when he takes on Manny Pacquiao on November 23rd in Macau, China. Rios is known for his relentless pressure style and for packing a solid punch but it was brought to his attention that trainer Freddie Roach questioned whether he would carry his power up for this fight.
Rios spent most of his career at 135 and his only two fights at 140 came against Mike Alvarado where size and punching power did not appear to be hindered by the move up. At 147, Rios feels the additional 7 pounds will actually be beneficial to him and his power will come with him. [Click Here To Read More