Looking at the score cards wouldn’t tell you the whole story of Manny’s victory of Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios. If that was all you had to find out what happen Sunday (Saturday night here) at the Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort in Macau, China, then you would probably think Brandon Rios didn’t put up much of a fight. However, if you asked Manny Pacquiao, he would change your opinion, explaining that Rios was dangerous right up … Read Article
To no no great surprise, Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KO’s) won his tune-up fight against former WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios (31-2-1, 23 KO’s) by a one-sided 12 round unanimous decision tonight in the Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, Macao S.A.R., China. Pacquiao won the WBO International welterweight title belt. The judges scored it 120-108, 119-109, 118-110.
It really wasn’t much of a fight unless your idea of a fight is to stick a slow … Read Article
Tonight at 11PM EST/8PM PST, “JKIII Productions” presents a special “Pugilist KOrner” broadcast of “Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios”!!
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Join us as we give the fight fans a special presentation of tonight’s main event from Macau, China, and call the action live as it happens in the ring. Boxing writer and ring announcer Joseph Herron will provide blow by blow commentary, while three decade fight trainer James Gogue will … Read Article
(Photo Credit: Top Rank/Chris Farina) Brandon Rios was chosen for a reason tonight. The pay per view welterweight feature fight in Macau, China is a chance for Manny Pacquiao to rebound his career against an opponent that is designed for him to win and win big. At his best, 2009 to 2010, Pacquiao absolutely demolishes Brandon Rios with relative ease minus the occasional hard connect. This fight has shades of his destruction of Ricky Hatton … Read Article
Ricky Hatton thinks that Manny Pacquiao could (54-5-2, 38 KO’s) could be in for a bit of a problem tonight against Brandon Rios (31-1-1, 23 KO’s) if he’s unable to get Rios out of the ring by the 6th round in their fight in Macao, China.
Hatton thinks Rios’ power and his nonstop pressure could give Pacquiao major problems if he’s not able to get Rios out of there quickly to avoid having to take … Read Article
Manny Pacquiao is fighting to overcome more than just his sensational knockout loss last year, with the hopes of a nation devastated by Typhoon Haiyan pinned firmly on his shoulders this weekend.
There’s no getting away how big a star Pacquiao is in his homeland of the Philippines, a country which has been left reeling following the natural disaster which has claimed the lives of over 5000 people and displaced as many as 4 million.… Read Article
LONDON (23 Nov) – Manny Pacquiao has revealed speed will be the key in overcoming Brandon Rios in his welterweight clash live this weekend on BoxNation.
The Filipino prizefighter who makes his eagerly anticipated ring return following his sensational knockout defeat to Juan Manuel Marquez last December believes that the outcome will be decided on who lands first.
“I’m focusing on quickness, speed and some different techniques I can apply for his style,” said Pacquiao. … Read Article
(Photo Credit: Top Rank/Chris Farina) Manny Pacquiao (54-5-2, 38 KO’s) successfully made weight today for his fight for the vacant WBO International welterweight title against the younger 27-year-old Brandon Rios (31-1-1, 23 KO’s) for their fight on Saturday night at the Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, Macao S.A.R., China.
Pacquiao weighed in at 145 lbs., and looked in great shape. Rios came in slightly heavier at 146.5. The Rios looked, he appeared to be a … Read Article
Irony, why does “Bam Bam” Rios seem to be the boxer who’s coming off a one-punch solid knockout loss to a Mexican juggler a year ago? Why not instead the cool and composed Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao who fell face-down in his last fight and against whom Rios would have to battle it out to grab the WBO Welterweight title and try winning recognition as the sport’s newborn star? … Read Article
Manny Pacquiao 145 – Brandon Rios 146.5
Evgeny Gradovich 125.75 – Billy Dib 126
Andy Ruiz Jr. 257.8 – Tor Hamer 220
Zou Shiming 111.5 – Juan Tozcano 110
Felix Verdejo 134.5 – Petchsamuthr Duanaaymukdahan 136.5… Read Article