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Richard Abril: I Want Brandon Rios Rematch After Bogere

By Ryan Burton

BoxingScene.com recently caught up with WBA lightweight champion Richard Abril (17-3-1, 8KOs) who faces Sharif Bogere (23-0, 15KOs) on Saturday at the Hardrock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Abril's last fight was his controversial loss to Brandon Rios which also took place in Sin City. He said that he isn't worried about the judging this time around because he won't leave any doubt who won the fight. 

"I am not worried at all.  Last time maybe I didn't do enough to make it clear but this time I am going to make sure there isn't any doubt that I won," Abril explained.

Abril is still bothered by his loss to Rios and said that he wants a rematch to set the record straight. He insists that he is focused on Bogere but said that he is willing to move up in weight for another crack at Rios. 

"I am concentrating on Bogere as well as I am concentrating on what I amgoing to do after.  I want to fight Brandon Rios again afterwards regardless of the weight.  I will fight him at whatever weight is necessary and there are other fighters I want to face as well," Abril stated.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MASTER1454 on 03-04-2013

[QUOTE=ElMeroChingon;13109560]Man, but at least Molina does it to got to work on the inside, Abril just doesn't do anything. I also think the ref did a good job, maybe should've taken a point away from Bogere earlier too. He's the…

Comment by ElMeroChingon on 03-04-2013

[QUOTE=MASTER1454;13109528]Same can be said of Carlos Molina, but many support him too...... [/QUOTE] Man, but at least Molina does it to got to work on the inside, Abril just doesn't do anything. I also think the ref did a good…

Comment by MASTER1454 on 03-04-2013

[QUOTE=Toltec77;13102712]Richard Abril holds the whole fight, that's not boxing, I could understand you sticking and moving and turning, side stepping but not Holding like he dose.:boxing: Abril fight's like a girl, like most people on here that support him.[/QUOTE] Same…

Comment by MASTER1454 on 03-04-2013

[QUOTE=ColdCa$hCanelo;13105025][B]So, explain Muhammad Ali. His gameplan was to hit and not be hit, yet he suffers from the shakes. [/B] Julio Cesar Chavez also was able to take a good shot, and did many times, yet you don't hear him…

Comment by Ray* on 03-03-2013

Bob Arum phone line just went dead. Abril should go after Broner instead because no way would Arum make that mistake again.

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