Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Garcia Would Like Rios To Get Bradley After Chaves

By Salvador Rodriguez

Trainer Robert Garcia believes that 'Bam Bam' Brandon Rios is far from finished and will showcase his skill on August 2 against Diego 'Joya' Chaves at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

Rios (31-2-1, 23 KO) returns after a very rocky 2013, where he lost back to back decisions to Mike Alvarado and Manny Pacquiao, and saw his career suffer a nine month suspension for testing positive for a banned substance following the Pacquiao fight. Chaves (23-1, 19 KO) fought in February, where he recovered from his loss to Keith Thurman by knocking out Juan Godoy.

"Brandon is not finished like many people think. We want to show that losing to Pacquiao on points has not affected him. If he beats Chaves, I'd like for him to go against Timothy Bradley. We've asked for that fight. I don't want to disrespect Chaves, we know that he's is a tough guy. Brandon is very motivated, training hard, and he's been losing weight very well. We decided to go against Chaves because he is a good fighter. He had a great fight against Thurman. A lot of people thought he was winning until he went down. I didn't want an easy opponent, but beating someone like Chaves would put us in the best positions," Garcia said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Flaco-N13 on 06-20-2014

Rios is a pressure fighter n Bradley is a clinch pro. Not a interesting fight Rios needs to fight a brawler. Bradley by UD. Rios-Maidana would be a good fight. Too bad they share the same trainer n I doubt…

Comment by Mr. Punch-Out!! on 06-20-2014

[QUOTE=FilMor;14678665]Actually, Chaves likely quit in that fight. I dont think he had the right preparation for that match. His conditioning seem bad.[/QUOTE] Nobody can take a body shot and Chaves took one to the [B]liver[/B] (by a hard puncher like…

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 06-20-2014

[QUOTE=WesleySnipes;14676417]Oh hell no, but with TRs ****ed up tiny roaster this fight is nearly a given... [B]BTW Bradley - Algieri would be far more interesting[/B][/QUOTE] I completely agree with the highlighted..

Comment by nycsmooth on 06-20-2014

if he gets by Chaves , Tim will show him things he hasn't seen before...ezt dec win 4 Tim..

Comment by bojangles1987 on 06-20-2014

Easy fight for Timmeh, but it's not like he has that many options.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (54)
Top Headlines Scott Quigg Leaves Joe Gallagher, Teams Up With Freddie Roach Trainer: Chavez Jr. Will Face The Best Possible Version of Canelo! Chad Dawson: Adonis Stevenson is NOT a Real World Champion! Adrien Broner-Adrian Granados: Post-Fight Report Card Rakeem Noble: Beating Tommy Coyle Opens Doors For Me Frankie Gavin Leaves Max McCracken, Joins Eastside Gym Ivan Dychko Turns Pro, Eyes Anthony Joshua Rematch Tommy Coyle To Face Rakeem Noble In Hull; Kofi Yates Out Haye: I Know I Can Beat Joshua, I Want To Fight Him Next Hunter Says Canelo is Doing Golovkin Dirty With Flat Fee Offer Klitschko Banking on Experience To Push Him Past Joshua "Fighting Words" - Thomas Williams Jr. Took the Hard Way Out Broner: I'm Not Gonna Lie; Granados Hurt Me One Time in Fight Igor Mikhalkin Aims To Get Back in The Mix After PED Mess Photo: Chavez Jr. Arrives To Mexico City Looking Very Slim Magomed Madiev, Khegai, Agadzhanyan Win in Moscow Promoter: To Gain Credibility, Beterbiev Has To Fight on The Road Adrien Broner vs. Adrian Granados - CompuBox Punch Stats Martinez Will Give Advice To Sosa Ahead of Lomachenko Fight Showtime's Espinoza on Joshua Gaining U.S. Fans, Wilder Clash Kovacs Retains WBO Euro Belt, Imre Szello Beats Garrett Wilson Broner Says He Fought For Nine-Plus Rounds With Broken Hand Avni Yildirim Crushes Alexander Sushchyts in One Broner Explains Why Mayweather Didn't Attend Granados Fight Arthur Abraham vs. Robin Krasniqi at Congress Center in Erfurt Broner: I Spoke to Bob Arum Recently About Making Pacquiao Fight Nathan Gorman Blows Away Gogita Gorgiladze With Quick KO Roy Jones Jr. Return Possible For May in Belarus, Says Hryunov Photos: Lamont Peterson Back in The Mix, Beats Avanesyan Terry Flanagan vs. Jorge Linares is The Goal, Says Frank Warren Danny Garcia: Beating Thurman Will Make Me The Face of Boxing! Photos: Adrien Broner Barely Defeats Granados - HUGE Gallery Photos: Marcus Browne Drops Williams Three Times For KO Win Daniel Dubois Inspired By Mike Tyson, Aims To Be British Version Klara Svensson Confident That Braekhus' Reign Will Be Over Browne To Adonis Stevenson: Give Me My Shot, I Want The Strap Lamont Peterson: I Want To Fight Anyone at Welterweight 30-Day Weights: Gennady Golovkin 165.1, Daniel Jacobs 174.8 Granados: They Changed The Weight, The Scale - I Beat Broner! Broner: I Was Beating Granados Up, This Was an Easy One For Me
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement