Roberto Acevedo Now Facing Rios, Davis is Out
By Fernando Gaztambide
Puerto Rico's Roberto Acevedo (6-0, 3 KOs - 168-pounds) will no longer be facing fellow unbeaten Marquis Davis (6-0-2, 4 KOs) on Friday January 4th at the Magic City Casino in Miami, Florida. Acevedo's late replacement is Mexican veteran Francisco Rios (17-17, 12 KOs) - and the fight has been agreed upon for six rounds at 168. Acevedo vs. Rios will be swing bout on the ESPN televised card, which features Jonathan Gonzalez vs. Derek Ennis in the main event. If time is permitting, Acevedo-Rios will be show on ESPN's telecast.