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HBO Blames Pacquiao-Rios PPV Buys on Location

Manny Pacquiao's last fight on pay per view disappointed at the box office, coming in at around 475,000 buys, but HBO hopes for a much better result Saturday in the rematch with Tim Bradley. The main ...Read More

Boxing Nabs Five Nominations in Sports Emmy Awards

HBO and Showtime were the only American networks whose boxing content garnered consideration for the 35th Annual Sports Emmy® Awards. HBO’s boxing programs earned the network four of its 17 overall no...Read More

Rios Erupts: VADA Was Unprepared, They F***ed Up!

On Friday, Dec. 13, the boxing world was caught off guard when it was revealed that former lightweight titlist Brandon Rios had failed his post-fight drug test following his defeat to Manny Pacquiao. ...Read More

Brandon Rios is Suspended By CPBO Until April 24th

The China Professional Boxing Association (CPBO) chairman Zhang Tao has suspended the boxing license of Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios until April 24, 2014 based on a report by the Volunteer Anti Doping Agenc...Read More

Victor Conte on Rios’ Test: Alex Ariza Should Be Fired

The fallout from welterweight Brandon Rios’ positive drug test for the stimulant DMAA following his unanimous decision loss to Manny Pacquiao on Nov. 23 continues to ripple through the ranks, and now ...Read More

Ariza, Garcia Respond to Brandon Rios’ Positive Test

With the news that Brandon Rios tested positive for a banned substance called dimenthylamylamine (DMAA) in a test taken following his Nov. 23 decision loss to Manny Pacquiao, a group of reporters spok...Read More

Brandon Rios Takes Another Hit With Failed Drug Test

The worst year of Brandon Rios’ boxing career can’t end soon enough. The aftermath of his one-sided points loss to Manny Pacquiao last month in Macau grew that much worse in the aftermath, when it ...Read More

Pacquiao-Rios: Taking a Look at The PPV Numbers

Manny Pacquiao’s ring return served its purpose only in that it put the former eight-division champion back in the win column for the first time in more than two years. Beyond that, his near-shuto...Read More

Video: Mayweather Sr. Drops Bombs on Amir Khan, Rios

Ryan Burton catches up with trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr. to discuss Manny Pacquiao's recent victory over Brandon Rios, a possible fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Amir Khan, and Mayweather Sr. b...Read More

Manny Happy Returns: Post-Fight Report Card

While there is plenty of room to debate just how ‘back’ Manny Pacquiao is from a knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez, his return was a successful one on Saturday. Brandon Rios, like Pacquiao, entere...Read More

Brandon Rios: Alvarado Stung Me More Than Pacquiao

Former champion Brandon Rios (31-2-1, 23KOs) was overwhelmed by the speed and the footwork of eight division king Manny Pacquiao. The Filipino star dominated Rios over twelve rounds on Saturday night ...Read More

CompuBox: Pacquiao Lands 48% of His Power Shots

Manny Pacquiao's speed, power and combination punching the difference. Pac landed an avg. of 23 of 66 punches per round, while Brandon Rios, who avg'd 25 of 74 per round in his previous six fights, l...Read More

“Fighting Words” — Pacquiao-Rios: 282 Stings of Defeat

by David P. Greisman - The post-fight talk with the losing boxer is a ritual that is both necessary and potentially agonizing. It is the time when memories are fresh, yet wounds are raw. Almost not...Read More

Manny Pacquiao Brilliant In Shutout Of Brandon Rios

By Jake Donovan - Manny Pacquiao proved he has plenty of fight left in his 35-year old body after beating on a tough and game Brandon Rios for 12 rounds Saturday evening in Macau (Sunday evening, loca...Read More

Video: Pacquiao - No Need To Be Careless This Time

Eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao discusses his big victory over Brandon Rios in their main event headliner from Macau, China. Pacquiao snapped a two-fight losing streak with a dominating t...Read More

Video: Brandon Rios Gets Emotional in Wake of Loss

Former champion Brandon Rios gets very emotional during his post fight interview, as he discusses the twelve round decision loss to eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao, which headlined an HBO...Read More

Video: Roach on Pacquiao's Win, Mayweather, More

Hall of famer Freddie Roach, trainer of eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao, discusses his fighter's victory over Brandon Rios in the main event of an HBO Pay-Per-View in Macau, what he wants...Read More

Video: Robert Garcia on Rios' Defeat To Pacquiao

Robert Garcia, trainer of former champion Brandon Rios, discusses his fighter's twelve round unanimous decision loss to eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao, which headlined an HBO Pay-Per-Vie...Read More

Rios Humbled: Pacquiao is Difficult To Box Against

Manny Pacquiao beat Brandon Rios on points in Macau on Sunday and answered all of the questions, but one, about his immediate future. Pacquiao won the bout 120-108, 119-109 and 118-110 and collected t...Read More

Video: Rios is Hungry To Prove The Critics, Roach Wrong

Former champion Brandon Rios sits down for a satellite interview and answers select questions regarding Saturday's welterweight showdown with eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao in Macau, Chi...Read More