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Acosta vs Rios Final Vegas Press Conference

Ryan Burton catches the final press conference to the lightweight bout between WBA champion Miguel Acosta and undefeated Brandon Rios. Hear from Acosta, Rios, Mike Lee, Bob Arum, Jesse Magdaleno and m...

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Brandon Rios Talks Acosta, Training, Career, More

NEW YORK— Born in Texas, reared in Kansas and now “living the life” in Southern California, World Boxing Association (WBA) No. 1 contender Brandon Rios will fight for his first world title belt on the...

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Miguel Acosta vs Brandon Rios Official Weigh-In

Ernest Gabion catches the official weigh to the WBA lightweight title bout between Miguel Acosta and Brandon Rios. Watch both boxers make weight. ...

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Photos/Weights: Miguel Acosta 134.5, Brandon Rios 134.5

Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada - The weights are in for tomorrow's Showtime televised lightweight title clash. The first boxer to step on the scale was the challenger, Brandon Rios (26-0, 19KO...

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Garcia: I Think Mikey Gets To Juanma Before Donaire

To say that trainer Robert Garcia has been a busy man these days is an understatement. The Oxnard-based coach has a fine core of talented prizefighters and is often the case in the sport, he recently ...

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Insider Notebook: Schaefer on Top Rank; Morales; More

By Robert Morales - One thing about Bob Arum, the 79-year-old chairman of Top Rank Inc. can ruffle feathers with the best. He was in rare form recently when he started taking pot-shots at the proposed...

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Brandon Rios vs Miguel Acosta Final Presser Quotes

LAS VEGAS — Before their WBA Lightweight Championship matchup this Saturday, Feb. 26 LIVE on SHOWTIME at 10 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast), champion Miguel Acosta (28-3-2, 22 KOs) and challen...

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Rios Did Heavy Work With Cayo For Acosta Shot

Brandon Rios knows that his upcoming title fight with Miguel Acosta won't be easy. One of the reasons why he is confident that will leave the ring with his hand raised is because of the sparring he re...

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Miguel Acosta, Brandon Rios Go Face To Face

Las Vegas,Nevada --- "IT'S SHOWTIME" --- (L-R) WBC World Lightweight champion Miguel Acosta,Caracas,Venezuela and hard-punching, undefeated challenger Brandon Rios,Oxnard,Calif. pose during the fin...

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Rios Further Motivated as The Underdog With Acosta

In September, unbeaten Brandon Rios was an underdog when he stepped in the ring versus Anthony Peterson. The fight started out close but quickly became one-sided. Peterson ended up being disqualifie...

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Acosta-Rios: Miguel Confident of Downing "Bam Bam"

Las Vegas - After spending a few days in Las Vegas and training at the Top Rank Gym, WBA lightweight champion Miguel Acosta is very confident of retaining his title this Saturday. He faces undefeated ...

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Miguel Acosta Ready For War With Brandon Rios

Ryan Burton catches up with WBA lightweight champion Miguel Acosta to discuss his upcoming fight with undefeated contender Brandon Rios. ...

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Brandon Rios on The Fight With Miguel Acosta

Ryan Burton catches up with lightweight Brandon Rios to discuss his upcoming shot at the title with WBA champion Miguel Acosta of Panama, strategy and more....

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Judgment Night For Brandon Rios And Miguel Acosta

By Jake Donovan - They’ve both earned the right to fight on this stage. They have both done enough to rank among the best lightweights in the world. Yet Miguel Acosta and Brandon Rios find themsel...

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Acosta, Rios, Lee, Magdaleno, Donaire Media Day

On Wednesday afternoon at the Top Rank Gym in Las Vegas, several fighters showed up for a planned media day. WBA lightweight champion Miguel Acosta, and his opponent Brandon Rios were present. The und...

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Brandon Rios Shreds Victor Ortiz: 'De La Hoya is His Pimp'

Unbeaten lightweight contender Brandon Rios (26-0, 19KOs) verbally blasted his professional rival, junior welterweight Victor Ortiz (28-2, 22KOs). The two boxers, who at one time were stablemates unde...

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Rios vs Acosta: Joe Cortez Will Be The Third Man

Las Vegas - The experienced and controversial Joe Cortez will be the main authority in the ring on Saturday night. Cortez has been selected as the referee for the WBA lightweight title fight between c...

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Miguel Acosta Training at The Top Rank Gym

Las Vegas - The State Boxing Commission of Nevada have endorsed the medical examinations of the WBA lightweight champion, Miguel "Aguacerito" Acosta, setting everything in motion for his first defense...

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Miguel Acosta Arrives To Las Vegas For Rios Bout

WBA Lightweight champion, Miguel "Aguacerito" Acosta landed in Las Vegas today for his big showdown against Brandon Rios next Saturday in Las Vegas. Acosta who will take on Rios at the Palms was accom...

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