HBO’s hit late-night boxing franchise returns for an all-action tripleheader of fights from two sites when HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: BRANDON RIOS VS. DIEGO CHAVES, SERGEY KOVALEV VS. BLAKE CAPARELLO AND JESSIE VARGAS VS. ANTON NOVIKOV is seen SATURDAY, AUG. 2 at 9:45 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from the Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, exclusively on HBO. HBO Sports teams will be ringside at both events, … Read Article
LONDON (June 19) – One of boxing’s most exciting action fighters Brandon Rios will be back on BoxNation on August 2nd when he takes on hard-hitting Argentine Diego Chaves.
The welterweight star returns following his courageous loss to Manny Pacquiao last November, and will be looking to get his 2014 campaign off to a bang when he challenges Chaves at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
The ten-round contest is a crucial one for the 28-year-old … Read Article
According to a recent report by WNB.com, Team Provodnikov is interested in getting Ruslan and Brandon in the ring.
This would no doubt be an attractive action packed match, as both Rios and Provodnikov are an explosive pair. Provodnikov’s close call loss to Timothy Bradley didn’t seem to affect his state of mind, as he still believes that the victory belongs to him. Beating a very tough opponent in Mike Alvarado in October of last … Read Article
Former WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios (31-2-1, 23 KO’s) is expected back in the ring next May against possibly WBO light welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov. Rios is waiting to find out which fighter Manny Pacquiao will take on for his April 12th fight in Las Vegas, Nevada. If Pacquiao selected Tim Bradley, then Rios will be looking to fight Provodikov for his World Boxing Organization 140 lb. title. If Pacquaio selects Provodnikov to fight, then … Read Article
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has said that WBO light welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov (23-2, 16 KO’s) is one of the names that is a possibility to fight Manny Pacquiao on April 12th, along with Juan Manuel Marquez and Tim Bradley. But it’s unknown how serious Arum is about potentially having a puncher like Provodnikov face his money fighter Pacquiao.But in the meantime, Provodnikov has accepted a challenge from one of Arum’s fighters Brandon Rios … Read Article
Left-Hook Lounge Radio goes live tonight at 9ET/6PT, as EastSideBoxing scribe Vivek “Vito” Wallace, Andre Gant, and Francisco Guzman take a look back at Manny Pacquiao’s strong performance over Brandon Rios, as well as shocking reports out of the Philippines that Manny Pacquiao’s $18M purse has been withheld in light of a $50M tab owed to the Philippine tax services.
The fellas will also take a look ahead at the Goldenboy Cards set to close … Read Article
Alain B. (Cebu, Philippines): In the past you said that Pacquiao would give Mayweather a good run for him money. After seeing this performance, would you still say that he is a threat to Mayweather?
Vivek W. (ESB): From day one, I’ve maintained that Pacquiao’s offense would be a great threat to Mayweather, and that his ability to pepper the opponent with power shots would be a threat to anyone in the sport, and yes….that … Read Article
Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JK III Productions” presents a special “Pac is Back” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!!
Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506
In the opening segment of the program, James and Joseph will review Manny Pacquiao’s impressive shut-out performance over two division world champion Brandon Rios. The Pugilist KOrner team will also discuss the possibility of a “Manny vs. Floyd” match-up in 2014, as well as the premature stoppage of George … Read Article
HBO Sports presents MANNY PACQUIAO VS. BRANDON RIOS, the replay of their hard-fought welterweight fight, SATURDAY, NOV. 30 at 10:15 p.m. (ET/PT) on HBO. The HBO Sports team, which was ringside for the live coverage from the Venetain Macao’s CotaiArena in Macau, China, calls all the action, available in HDTV.… Read Article
Eleven months removed from his last fight, a crushing knockout, there was some doubt surrounding Manny Pacquiao’s career moving forward. Tonight in Macau, China Manny Pacquiao got the job done and won a near shutout after twelve rounds of welterweight action. Brandon Rios was facing a real tall order in Pacquiao as he went up in weight yet again to meet his best opponent to date. Despite being taller and heavier and seemingly carrying the … Read Article