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Rios To Manny Pacquiao: I'm Not Another Margarito!

By Edward Chaykovsky

Brandon Rios (31-1-1, 23KOs) and Manny Pacquiao (54-5-2, 38KOs) appeared together on the popular sports program First Take, where the boxers were hyping their anticipated fight on November 23rd at Cotai Arena in Macua, China.

Rios made it clear, in front of Pacquiao, that he was not going to be another Antonio Margarito, who took a vicious beating at the hands of Pacquiao in 2009.  Pacquiao is trying to reboost his career after getting knocked out in the sixth round by Juan Manuel Marquez last December.

"I was there [when he was knocked out by Marquez], I was happy to face either one. Before the stoppage they were both hurt. He had Marquez hurt but Marquez caught him with a great shot. He jumped in and boom. I know I'll be ready. They think that I'm another Margarito. That I'm just going to come forward and take a beating. I'm younger, coming up in weight and better. Manny Pacquiao was the best but everybody gets aged at [some] point," Rios said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by panicchaser on 08-06-2013

[QUOTE=JoeKidd;13624753]Lost twice. Abril, Alvarado. No secret on how to beat Rios. But try knocking him out. That evens out the playing field.[/QUOTE] Rios didn't lose to Abril. Abril lost to himself. Rios is a boxer he came to box. Abril…

Comment by panicchaser on 08-06-2013

[QUOTE=TLC8;13622144]Rios is a typical mouth.... he'll get shut up, then he'll spew about someone else.[/QUOTE] Wow... how ironic!! Sound like someone u know personally? :boxing::boxing:

Comment by JoeKidd on 08-06-2013

[QUOTE=panicchaser;13624748]i don't think a boxer is truly tested 'til he has lost at least once. Opposition is a maker or breaker, n i believe Rios's heart is stronger now than it was with Alvarado. :[/QUOTE] Lost twice. Abril, Alvarado. No…

Comment by panicchaser on 08-06-2013

[QUOTE=retnuocllup;13621956]dunno why Rios is talking sh-it about Marg... I thought they were homies[/QUOTE] He's not. He's respondin' to the question of camparison that most critics put him up against, n the reason why is because his style as of lately…

Comment by King_Rome on 08-06-2013

If Rios loses, I hope Margarito comes back to fight Bam Bam. ***** would be a vicious war. Would def shell out the PPV cash for it.

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