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Rios: Chaves is Dirty, He Kept Poking Me in The Eye

Cosmopolitan Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas - Brandon Rios won a welterweight bout when Diego Chaves was disqualified in the ninth round. Chaves had points deducted in the fifth and eight rounds for holding, wrestling and pushing his glove into Rios’ face. Rios also lost a point for throwing Chaves down. Despite losing the points, Chaves was ahead on two cards and Rios ahead on the third when the bout ended. Referee Vic Drakulich ran out of patience halfway through the ninth and gave the fight to Rios, whose record improved to 32-2-1, including 23 knockouts. Chaves now stands at 23-2, 19.

BoxingScene reported that Rios went to the hospital after the match, complaining of dizziness and that his left eye was injured.

"He kept punching and he kept poking me in the eye. That's not right. This is not the way I want to win. I don't know if I would win or not. But I didn't want the fight to end this way. If you want to fight, fight, but don't fight dirty. I tried to go in on him but I had to be careful.  I didn't want to get a head butt. Every time I get in he grabbed me and put his fingers in my eyes.  He did it more than one time - he did it a couple of times," Rios said.

"I'm happy with the way I fought in the beginning but I'm not happy with the way it went. He's a dirty fighter. I will go back to the gym and get more work in then talk to Robert and Cameron and see where we want to go next."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by White_Knight on 08-04-2014

He kept poking him in the brown eye.

Comment by Dle on 08-04-2014

Like feck Garcia's no fool. He wouldn't even put Maidana in there with Thurman.

Comment by Daylyt on 08-03-2014

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Comment by LouIE G on 08-03-2014

[QUOTE=Dle;14823018]Excuses for getting that azz tagged. There was not one video replay showing that rios eye was deliberately poked. Thats 3 in a row and Rios knows it. Of course,the Ref obvious had serious interest in this bout and screwed…

Comment by LouIE G on 08-03-2014

[QUOTE=PunchyPotorff;14822689]Yeah but wasn't it you who said you didn't care about the official scorecards? As if THEY didn't matter but YOURS did matter?[/QUOTE] Their scores didnt matter because they didn't determine the outcome of the fight.... i had rios winning…

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