Brandon Ríos vs. Urbano Antillón

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World Championship Boxing
Poster rios antillon.jpg
Date July 9, 2011
Location Home Depot Center, Carson, California, United States
Title(s) on the line WBA Lightweight Championship

United States Brandon Ríos vs. United States Urbano Antillón
Bam Bam Azteca
Tale of the tape
Oxnard, California From Maywood, California
27-0-1 (20 KO) Pre-fight record 28-2-0 (20 KO)
5 feet, 10 inches Height 5 feet, 8 inches
135 Weight 134¾
WBA Lightweight Champion Recognition

Result Ríos won by K.O. in the third.

Brandon Ríos vs. Urbano Antillón was a boxing Lightweight championship match for the WBA Lightweight championship.[1][2] The bout was be held on July 9, 2011, at Home Depot Center, in Carson, California, United States and televised on Showtime.[3][4]

Build up[edit]

A bout between both Ríos and Antillón was to take place on the undercard of Antonio Margarito vs. Roberto Garcia.[5] The fight was called off due to a cut sustained during sparring on the eyebrow of Ríos.[6][7]

Entrance performers[edit]

The Mexican singer José Manuel Figueroa performed as Ríos entered the arena.[8]

Main card[edit]

Preliminary card[edit]

  • Lightweight bout: United States José Javier Román vs. United States Randy Arrellin
    • Román defeated Arrellin via knockout at 2:07 in the first round.
  • Featherweight bout: United States Gabino Sáenz vs. United States Quincy Wesby
    • Sáenz defeated Wesby via knockout at 1:41 in the third round.
  • Middleweight bout: Russia Matt Korobov vs. Cuba Lester González Perez
    • Korobov defeated Perez via unanimous decision (78-74, 78-74, 78-74).
  • Welterweight bout: Mexico Alonso Loeza vs. United States Ricardo Malfavon
    • Loeza and Malfavon fought to a majority draw (37-39, 38-38, 38-38).
  • Light Heavyweight bout: United States Mike Lee vs. United States Michael Birthmark
    • Lee defeated Birthmark via knockout at 2:56 in the third round.
  • Super Featherweight bout: Australia Paul Fleming vs. Mexico Juan Jose Beltran
    • Fleming defeated Beltran via knockout at 0:52 in the first round.
  • Lightweight bout: United States Mercito Gesta vs. Mexico Jorge Pimentel
    • Gesta defeated Pimentel via knockout at 2:23 in the third round.

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