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  1. Richard Abril-Jorge Linares fight set for Nov. 10 in Tokyo

    Dan Rafael

    Former featherweight and junior lightweight titlist Jorge Linares will get a shot to win a belt in a third weight division when he challenges lightweight titleholder Richard Abril on Nov. 10 in Tokyo.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013
  2. Five keys for Brandon Rios against Mike Alvarado

    Bernardo Pilatti

    Bernardo Pilatti highlights five keys to victory for Brandon Rios against Mike Alvarado on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2013
  3. Abril-Bogere: No interim about it

    Dan Rafael

    Richard Abril got a bit of a surprise recently as he was preparing for his fight with Sharif Bogere, which comes off on Saturday night at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Abril, who has held an interim lightweight title since outpointing...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  4. World lightweight title fight between Richard Abril and Sharif Bo...

    Dan Rafael

    Richard Abril (17-3-1, 8 KOs), a Miami-based Cuban, will face Las Vegas-based Uganda native Sharif Bogere (23-0, 15 KOs) for a vacant lightweight world title.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2013
  5. Daniel Ponce De Leon, Jayson Velez headline Apollo tripleheader

    Dan Rafael

    One of boxing's most passionate nationalistic rivalries will be renewed when featherweight titlist Daniel Ponce De Leon of Mexico defends his belt against Jayson Velez of Puerto Rico on March 2 at the Apollo Theater in New York.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  6. In defense of Barthelemy-Usmanee scoring

    Brian Campbell

    As a casual observer of unbeaten featherweight contender Rances Barthelemy's unanimous decision victory over Arash Usmanee on last week's season opener of "Friday Night Fights," I was left with a reaction similar to that of most watching at home: out...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  7. Sharif Bogere withdraws from bout with Achilles injury

    Dan Rafael

    Lightweight contender Sharif Bogere has suffered partial tear of his left Achilles tendon, forcing him to withdraw from a fight for a vacant world title against interim titleholder Richard Abril.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2012
  8. Richard Abril: I want a Brandon Rios rematch

    Martín Bater

    Richard Abril believes he was robbed of a win against Brandon Rios on April 14, but even he admits he has no clue how to fix the judging controversies that have increasingly plagued boxing.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  9. Ring Tones: Abril burned by Rios

    Dan Rafael

    No mincing words here: ESPN.com's Dan Rafael believes Richard Abril got "hosed" in a split decision loss to Brandon Rios on Saturday in Las Vegas. Agree? Disagree? Sound off in the comments section below or give us a shout on Twitter....

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  10. One man's lack of outrage at Rios-Abril

    Eric Raskin

    I was absolutely furious on Saturday night when the decision in favor of Brandon Rios was announced. How could they do that to poor Richard Abril? Another atrocity in favor of the house fighter! Has Las Vegas relocated to Texas? Then something hap...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  11. Richard Abril victimized by bad decision

    Dan Rafael

    The joke's on Richard Abril, apparently: After dominating Brandon Rios for 12 rounds, two incompetent judges managed to hoodwink Abril of victory and a lightweight belt.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2012
  12. Brandon Rios beats Richard Abril by disputed split decision

    Brandon Rios barely remained unbeaten with a split-decision victory over Richard Abril on Saturday night after failing to make weight for the lightweight bout.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2012
  13. Brandon Rios fails to make weight for lightweight world title fig...

    Dan Rafael

    For the second consecutive time, Brandon Rios failed Friday to make the 135-pound limit for a lightweight world title fight.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2012
  14. Brandon Rios vs. Richard Abril title fight to feature $50K winner...

    Dan Rafael

    To add a little spice to the lightweight title fight between Brandon Rios and Richard Abril, Top Rank president Todd duBoef announced Friday that the winner will receive a $50,000 bonus on top of his base purse.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2012
  15. Marquez versus Fedchenko weigh-in

    This is the page for the official weigh-in of Juan Manuel Marquez versus Sergey Fedchenko and Brandon Rios versus Richard Abril, at 6:00 p.m. ET.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2012
  16. Five keys for Richard Abril against Brandon Rios

    Diego Morilla

    Diego Morilla highlights five ways for Richard Abril to beat Brandon Rios on Saturday in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2012