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  1. Cotto at MSG, and Pacquiao vs. Marquez?

    Michael Woods

    Freddie Roach will bring client Miguel Cotto back to Madison Square Garden on June 7, to attempt to take Sergio Martinez's WBC middleweight title. Roach is on a nice run, with Manny Pacquiao looking good against Brandon Rios in November, and then ...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  2. Arum on Pacquiao-Rios PPV numbers: 'It was OK'

    Michael Woods

    Some said promoter Bob Arum was taking an immense risk, financially and from a publicity perspective, by bringing Manny Pacquiao's Nov. 23 fight against Brandon Rios to Macau. Certain schools of thought said the pay-per-view would tank and the U.S. p...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  3. Atlas: Rios may be 'nightmare' for Pacquiao

    Michael Woods

    In chatting with Teddy Atlas the other day, I was most interested in what he had planned for his annual "Teddy Dinner," the fundraiser-gala he holds on Staten Island every year, which helps him raise money which is dispensed to people in need, who ha...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  4. Arum, Rios hype Pacquiao fight

    Michael Woods

    Brooklyn-born promoter Bob Arum's next mega-card endeavor is a promotion to run in Macau on Nov. 23. His top dog, Manny Pacquiao, who is beloved as a congressman in the Philippines, gloves up against California resident Brandon Rios. Rios (31-1-1 ...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  5. Pacquiao, Arum in NYC to tout Macao fight

    Michael Woods

    NEW YORK -- The boxing world has shifted measurably this year, and further proof of that was presented Tuesday, when Brooklyn-born promoter Bob Arum brought his top draw, Manny Pacquiao, to New York City. Pacquiao (54-5-2, age 34) will meet Brando...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  6. Roach: Rios the right foe for Pacquiao

    Michael Woods

    Manny Pacquiao has lost his past two bouts, so his next scrap, against Brandon Rios in Macau on Nov. 24 (Nov. 23 in the U.S.) is beyond crucial. I checked in with Pacquiao's trainer, Freddie Roach, and asked him for his take on the bout, Rios as ...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  7. Dunkin talks about Rios' future

    Michael Woods

    Cameron Dunkin knows that Brandon Rios, warrior through and through, is keen to get back in the ring this summer, maybe in July, but the manager told NYFightblog he'd like Rios to get a bit more downtime before lacing up again. Rios lost a UD12 to...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  8. Arum looking at Singapore

    Michael Woods

    Brooklyn-born promoter Bob Arum hasn't had time to even contemplate lightening his load in the last few days. He put together the fight which is the early lock for the 2013 Fight of the Year, Timothy Bradley-Ruslan Provodnikov, which ran on HBO f...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  9. Mikey Garcia coming back to NYC

    Michael Woods

    The last time Mikey Garcia fought in New York, in October 2011, he was known as a solid prospect and the little brother of name trainer Robert Garcia, who cornered Nonito Donaire, Brandon Rios and Antonio Margarito. Robert, who held a junior light...

    Blog | January 12, 2013
  10. Promoters Association is mad as hell

    Michael Woods

    Promoter Joe DeGuardia is in Howard Beale mode. Saturday night, the Bronx resident determined that enough is enough. I'm mad as hell at this Pacquiao-Bradley decision, he thought, and I'm going to do something beyond kicking and screaming and then wa...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  11. Roach: No interest in Pac-Marquez IV

    Michael Woods

    Word is out that Juan Manuel Marquez will not, in fact, be gloving up at Cowboys Stadium in July, and it looks as though he'll be playing the waiting game, holding out for Manny Pacquiao and a fourth tangle between the two tighterthanthis rivals. ...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  12. Brandon Rios makes John Murray pay for getting chunk of purse

    Michael Woods

    Brandon Rios didn't make 135 Friday and had to pay John Murray $20 Gs for being over. He handed over the cash, but took it out of the Brit's hide, busting his nose in the sixth, and then finishing him off in the seventh. Rios had more energy than any...

    Blog | December 04, 2011
  13. Rios makes AM weight

    Michael Woods

    Lightweight titlist Brandon Rios, who couldn't make 135 at the Friday weigh-in ahead of his clash with Brit John Murray, stepped on a scale this morning, and weighed 146 1/4 pounds. That was within the boundary agreed upon by his camp and Murray's, s...

    Blog | December 03, 2011
  14. Margarito, Cotto behave; Rios brings drama

    Michael Woods

    One might've thought a likely source of drama would come from Antonio Margarito and Miguel Cotto getting an early start to their festivities, and rumbling at the Friday weigh-in. Nope, those two behaved themselves in the theater at Madison Square ...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  15. A look back at fightweek

    Michael Woods

    Here are some entries which ran on ESPN.com that I should have posted here. Please accept my apology, readers. Just a little extra recap to fightweek here in NYC. 12/1 RIOS IS SURLY, AND SURELY EXCITING TO WATCH: At the Miguel Cotto-Antonio Margar...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  16. Brandon Rios ready to put on a show

    Michael Woods

    At the Miguel Cotto-Antonio Margarito II undercard press conference at BB King's in New York on Thursday, Brandon Rios had the look of a man who has been munching on broccoli for late-night snacks. The California boxer will try to raise his record to...

    Blog | December 01, 2011