Found December 03, 2011 on Boxing Watchers:
One fight to go before we get to the rematch between Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito. Exciting American Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios collides with John Murray in what should be a great action fight.The tale of the tape shows that Rios is an inch taller and has half an inch of reach over Murray. The thing to watch is Rios' conditioning, as he failed to make weight and is not eligible for the vacant WBA lightweight belt. As a result, only Murray can win the title.Michael Buffer is in the ring to do the official fighter intros. Murray enters the fight with a 31-1 record as a pro, while Rios is undefeated at 28-0-1. We're all set for a scheduled 12 rounds of boxing, so let's get to it.Round 1Jabs quickly land for both boxers. Rios flashes the right hand as well, and Murray looks like he will stand and bang. Murray goes to the body before Rios throws hooks with both hands. No subtlety here as they trade from close range. Very low shot by Murray that looks like it hurt ...
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