Hollywood,Ca. --- Former World Lightweight champion Brandon " Bam Bam" Rios (ctr) , WBA Jr. Welterweight champion Jessie Vargas(L) and Anton Novikov (R) pose with the Top Rank Knockouts during the press conference to announce their upcoming title fights, Saturday,August 2 in the Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Rios of Oxnard, Ca., making his eagerly-anticipated 2014 debut, in the main event against one-time interim world champion Diego Chaves of Buenos Aires. Novikov , from Chelyabinsk,Russia will be challenging undefeated WBA super lightweight champion Jessie Vargas, the "Pride of Las Vegas".
Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Tecate, and televised on HBO Boxing After Dark®, tickets to the Rios vs. Chaves / Vargas vs. Novikov world championship event are available for purchase at www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com or through Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 and www.ticketmaster.com . Tickets are priced at $50, $75, $100, $150 and $200. --- Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.