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  1. Brandon Rios brings "warrior" mentality to Diego Chaves fight

    Dan Rafael

    Brandon Rios is looking to get his mojo back, which might not be so easy, considering his opponent. For a guy who has lost two bouts in a row and hasn't fought for eight months, the former lightweight titlist is in tough against dangerous former in...

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2014
  2. Rios: Fight 'is do-or-die for me'

    Brandon Rios

    After a stunning loss to Manny Pacquiao in November, Brandon Rios is ready to get back on the horse Saturday against Argentina's Diego Chaves in Las Vegas. Rios (31-2-1, 23 KOs), a former lightweight titlist who is coming from two tough losses in ...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  3. Diego Chaves secures visa, will be able to fight Brandon Rios

    Dan Rafael

    After some anxious days with the fight in jeopardy, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said Wednesday that Diego Chaves' visa had finally been taken care of and that he was expected in Las Vegas on Thursday for his fight with Brandon Rios.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2014
  4. 'Mayhem' press tour over; it's prep time for Mayweather-Maidana

    Dan Rafael

    The media tour is over, and now it's off to training camp as Floyd Mayweather Jr. heads home to his gym in Las Vegas and Marcos Maidana heads to trainer Robert Garcia's gym in Oxnard, California. Pound-for-pound king/unified welterweight champion M...

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2014
  5. Maidana, Garcia make perfect team

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- After Marcos Maidana, who had vacated his junior welterweight title, moved up to welterweight and lost a near shutout decision to Devon Alexander in February 2012, he thought seriously about retiring from boxing. But a talk with his m...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  6. Garcia faces off with Cayo on FNF

    Bernardo Pilatti

    Welterweight Roberto Garcia squares off with Victor Cayo in the main event of a special Thursday edition of ESPN's "Friday Night Fights." The 10-round bout headlines a card outdoors from the iconic Hialeah Park Race Track in Hialeah, Fla. (ESPN2, ...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  7. Mike Tyson returns to Showtime

    Dan Rafael

    Former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson had a long association with Showtime during the 1990s through the end of his boxing career. In fact, 16 of his final 18 bouts were on the network. Tyson is returning to Showtime, but now as a promoter as his Iro...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  8. Dulorme fits in at Garcia's gym

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight prospect Thomas Dulorme is in his first training camp with new trainer Robert Garcia at his gym in Oxnard, Calif., and so far, so good, according to Dulorme. "I've been here training with Robert Garcia in Oxnard for the last ei...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  9. Garcia-Cayo tops Thursday night special

    Dan Rafael

    For one week at least, ESPN2's "Friday Night Fights" will come to you on a Thursday night with a special May 1 edition from Hialeah Park, the iconic South Florida race track, and there's an interesting main event: Robert Garcia versus Victor Manuel C...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  10. Top Rank Olympian binge continues

    Dan Rafael

    Top Rank continued its 2012 Olympic signing binge this week when Bob Arum announced he had signed two-time Olympian Egidijus Kavaliauskas of Lithuania to his stable. Kavaliauskas (4-0, 3 KOs), a 25-year-old welterweight, has fought three of his fo...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  11. Dulorme makes another change

    Dan Rafael

    Last week welterweight prospect Thomas Dulorme of Puerto Rico announced he had left longtime trainer Jose Bonilla to join the stable of Robert Garcia in Oxnard, Calif. On Tuesday, Dulorme (20-1, 14 KOs) announced that he has further changed his te...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  12. Dulorme adds Garcia as trainer

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight prospect Thomas Dulorme of Puerto Rico has made a big change to his team, leaving longtime trainer Jose Bonilla to train with Robert Garcia at his gym in Oxnard, Calif. Dulorme (20-1, 14 KOs), 24, was as hot as any prospect in boxing ...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  13. Rapid Reaction: Pacquiao punishes Rios

    Brian Campbell

    With the alternative being a third straight loss and possible retirement, it wouldn't be a stretch to say that Manny Pacquiao is back following his 12-round whitewash of hard-charging Brandon Rios on Saturday at the CotaiArena in Macau. A month sh...

    Blog | November 24, 2013
  14. Roach: Pacquiao will 'destroy' Rios

    Kieran Mulvaney

    MACAU -- Brandon Rios and his trainer, Robert Garcia, think that Manny Pacquiao is in decline. It's an assertion that brings a snort of derision from Pacquiao's trainer, Freddie Roach. "When does he watch my guy? Does he see my guy train every day...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  15. Rios fit, says Pacquiao has slowed

    Kieran Mulvaney

    MACAU -- Alex Ariza may have made his most public mark on fight week so far with The Kick Heard 'Round the World, but for Team Brandon Rios, Ariza's biggest contribution came long before then, and the evidence of it was in the form of the light food ...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  16. Five keys for Brandon Rios against Manny Pacquiao

    Bernardo Pilatti

    Bernardo Pilatti highlights five keys to victory for Brandon Rios against Manny Pacquiao in Saturday's welterweight showdown.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013