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Abril-Mathews Showdown is Rescheduled To April 18th

Liverpool star Derry Mathews will feature on two big shows at the Echo Arena in the coming months when he fights on Friday 6th March before going on to face Richard Abril for the WBA World Lightweight...Read More

Abril Remains as Champ, WBA's Investigation Finished

After hearing the allegations, the WBA Directorate decided Richard Abril would remain as Interim Champion. There were two strong allegations in this case; the first is based on Brandon “Bam Bam” R...Read More

The Abril Hangover: Weekend Review and Ratings Update

Nothing has changed since Saturday. Lingering like the aftertaste of the most wretched vomit in the wake of one too many shots, the real question is whether it was really Brandon Rios getting an ab...Read More

Abril: I'll Fight Brandon Rios at 160 To Get a Rematch

Richard Abril (17-3-1, 8KOs) feels like he left the ring a winner on Saturday night, even after his controversial split decision loss to Brandon Rios (30-0-1, 22KOs) at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, ...Read More

Team Abril Plan To Protest Brandon Rios Decision Loss

International boxing adviser, Ricardo Rizzo, has expressed his anger with Saturday's controversial decision in the lightweight contest involving Brandon Rios and Richard Abril. At the Mandalay Bay in ...Read More

Richard Abril is Allowed To Retain WBA's Interim Title

BoxingScene.com caught up to Richard Abril (17-3-1, 8KOs) and his trainer Osmiri Fernandez shortly after his controversial twelve round split decision loss to Brandon Rios (30-0, 22KOs) at the Mandala...Read More

Abril: The Decision Was a Disgrace, I Won This Fight!

Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas - Lightweight contender Richard Abril (17-3-1, 8KOs) was livid after losing a close twelve round split decision to Brandon Rios (30-0-1, 22KOs) won a twelve round split decisio...Read More

Brandon Rios on Abril Win, Performance, Weight, Marquez

On Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, former champion Brandon Rios (30-0-1, 22KOs) won a controversial twelve round split decision over Richard Abril (17-3-1, 8KOs). Many at ringside had...Read More

Arum Jabs Rios vs Abril Referee For Not Taking Points

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum was unhappy with the officiating in Saturday's main event at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, which saw Brandon Rios (30-0-1, 22KOs) win a controversial twelve round split decisi...Read More

Richard Abril: The Rios Fight Was Easier Than I Thought

WBA interm-lightweight champion Richard Abril (17-3) revealed to BoxingScene.com that his fight against Brandon Rios (30-0) wasn't as tough as he imagined it would be. Although Abril suffered a sp...Read More

Video: Brandon Rios Talks Abril, Marquez, Weight, More

Ryan Burton catches up with Brandon Rios and his trainer Robert Garcia to discuss his his controversial split decision win over Richard Abril, weight issues, what he plans to do next, and more....Read More

Video: Richard Abril Sounds Off About Rios Decision Loss

Ryan Burton catches up with lightweight Richard Abril to discuss his controversial split decision loss to Brandon Rios, thoughts on the scoring of the fight, what he plans to do next, a possible remat...Read More

Theft Smears Richard Abril-Brandon Rios; Marquez Wins

by Cliff Rold - Well on his way to the International Boxing Hall of Fame, 38-year old lineal World Lightweight Champion Juan Manuel Marquez (54-6-1, 29 KO) of Mexico City, Mexico, added an interim WBO...Read More

Brandon Rios vs. Richard Abril: The Pre-Fight Report Card

by Cliff Rold - For those who thought Yuriorkis Gamboa had to be an absolute moron to piss away a major HBO date against Brandon Rios, for a reported million dollars and change, with no proven ability...Read More

Brandon Rios Wins Close Split Call Over Richard Abril

Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas - Before a crowd of 3,705, Brandon Rios (30-0-1, 22KOs) won a twelve round split decision over Richard Abril (17-3-1, 8KOs). Many at ringside had scored the fight for Abril, bu...Read More

Rios-Abril Early Results: Gesta, Zewski, Crawford Win

Super bantamweight Tramaine Williams (1-0, 1KOs) made his pro debut with a first round demolition of Jesse Aguiano (0-2). Williams controlled the action and battered Aguiano in the corner until refere...Read More

Abril: Brandon Rios is Desperate, I Will Knock Him Out!

WBA interim-lightweight champion Richard Abril (17-2-1, 8KOs) is glowing with confidence Later tonight at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, he faces former champion Brandon Rios (29-0-1, 22KOs) for the v...Read More

Rios, Abril Hungry To Secure The $50K Win Bonus

Undefeated former lightweight champion BRANDON “Bam Bam” RIOS and World Boxing Association (WBA) interim lightweight title holder RICHARD ABRIL will be fighting for more than the vacant WBA lightweigh...Read More

Parra on Mercito Gesta, Rios vs. Abril Bout, Jorge Linares

For the past year, it seems like Vince Parra, trainer and co-manager to budding lightweight contender Mercito Gesta, has been clamoring for the biggest fights possible for his undefeated charge. To...Read More

Photos: Brandon Rios Looks Drained at Weigh-In For Abril

Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas - The weights are in for Saturday night's HBO pay-per-view. In a battle for the vacant WBA lightweight championship, interim beltholder Richard Abril (17-2-1, 8KOs) came in at ...Read More