Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 9/13/14
Undefeated former World Lightweight Champion Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios (29-0-1, 22 KOs), of Oxnard, Calif., and his opponent  World Boxing Association (WBA) interim lightweight champion and Cuban expatriate Richard Abril (17-2-1, 8 KOs), of Miami, Fla., hosted a Las Vegas media workout at the Top Rank Gym Tuesday.  These two warriors face off for the vacant WBA lightweight title on Saturday night at Mandalay Bay.  Right here, you can check out a collection of photos and quotes from the workout session: BRANDON RIOS “I’m not letting this unknown coming in and ruining eight years of hard work I put into building my professional boxing career.  I beat Miguel Acosta when he was in his prime unlike Abril who beat him on his way down on short notice.   “I was disappointed when I lost the title because I lost the title to myself, on the scale and not to an opponent.  It was my fault 100%.  The minute I returned home after that fight (A TKO 11 victory of John Murray on Dec. 3) I w...
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