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Photos: Danny Garcia, Brandon Rios - Get Tense, Ready For War

LAS VEGAS - Two-division world champion Danny Garcia and former world champion Brandon Rios faced off Thursday at the final press conference for their WBC Welterweight World Title Eliminator this Saturday, February 17live on SHOWTIME from Mandalay Bay Events Center, and presented by Premier Boxing Champions. Photos by Chris Farina and Stephanie Trapp.

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WBC Welterweight World Title Eliminator

Danny Garcia – 146 ½ pounds

Brandon Rios – 146 ½ pounds

Referee: Kenny Bayless; Judges: Dave Moretti (Nev.), Glenn Trowbridge (Nev.), Steve Weisfeld (N.J.)

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WBC Super Middleweight World Championship

David Benavidez – 167 pounds

Ronald Gavril – 167 ¼ pounds

Referee: Russell Mora; Judges: Robert Hoyle (Nev.), Glenn Feldman (Conn.), Julie Lederman (N.Y.)

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IBF Welterweight World Title Eliminator

Yordenis Ugas – 147 pounds

Ray Robinson – 146 pounds

Referee: Robert Byrd; Judges: Tim Cheatham (Nev.), Dave Moretti (Nev.), Steve Morrow (Calif.)

Garcia, who returns for his first bout since a unification showdown with Keith Thurman, promised to put on a show, while a confident Rios assured he was 100 percent prepared for what he deemed a "make or break" fight.

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Saturday's co-main event stole the show Thursday as undefeated WBC Super Middleweight World Champion David Benavidez promised to send top-rated contender Ronald Gavril into retirement in their anticipated rematch of a thrilling 2017 split-decision.

Gavril, who floored Benavidez in the final minute of their Fight of the Year nominee, promised a different outcome in Saturday's rematch.
 
The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXINGtelecast begins at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT with welterweight contenders Yordenis Ugas and Ray Robinson facing offin an IBF 147-pound title eliminator.
 
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Mayweather Promotions and TGB Promotions, are on sale now and are available at AXS.com.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Godsfly on 02-17-2018

rios actually looks like he's in the best shape of his life. i say this because rios usually looks drained and dead at weigh ins. he's full of energy and made weight with ease. one thing you can say is…

Comment by Catrin on 02-17-2018

On paper dsg is the winner! But im rooting for Bam Bam! To whoop his âśš!

Comment by PETUFF on 02-17-2018

haters said oh mismatch blah blah cry ***** ! haha ..they will be the firts one watching this great fight!:boxing::boxing:

Comment by PETUFF on 02-17-2018

warrrrrr Danny!!!!!!!!:boxing::boxing:

Comment by Boy Jones Jr. on 02-17-2018

I would not be surprised if Brandon ends up winning.

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