Brandon Ríos vs. Urbano Antillón
|Date||July 9, 2011|
|Location||Home Depot Center, Carson, California, United States|
|Title(s) on the line||WBA Lightweight Championship|
|Brandon Ríos vs. Urbano Antillón|
|Tale of the tape|
|Oxnard, California||From||Maywood, California|
|27-0-1 (20 KO)||Pre-fight record||28-2-0 (20 KO)|
|5 ft, 10 in||Height||5 ft, 8 in|
|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. The bout was be held on July 9, 2011, at Home Depot Center, in Carson, California, United States and televised on Showtime.
A bout between both Ríos and Antillón was to take place on the undercard of Antonio Margarito vs. Roberto Garcia. The fight was called off due to a cut sustained during sparring on the eyebrow of Ríos.
- Lightweight Championship Brandon Ríos vs. Urbano Antillón
- Ríos defeated Antillón via technical knockout at 2:39 in the third round.
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