Brandon Ríos vs. Urbano Antillón

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World Championship Boxing
Poster rios antillon.jpg
Date July 9, 2011
Venue Home Depot Center, Carson, California, United States
Title(s) on the line WBA Lightweight Championship
Tale of the tape
Boxer Brandon Ríos Urbano Antillón
Nickname Bam Bam Azteca
Hometown Oxnard, California Maywood, California
Pre-fight record 27-0-1 (20 KO) 28-2-0 (20 KO)
Height 5 feet, 10 inches 5 feet, 8 inches
Weight 135 134¾
Recognition WBA Lightweight Champion
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 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.


  1. ^ Doug Fischer (8 June 2011). "Rios-Antillon press conference is heated, but not as hot as the fight will be". Ring TV. 
  2. ^ "Brandon Rios - Raw & Uncut". Boxing - ESNews - Elie Seckbach - Mayweather - Pacquiao - Boxing News. 
  3. ^ Doug Fischer (4 July 2011). "Unlike Klitschko-Haye, Rios-Antillon will deliver action". Ring TV. 
  4. ^ "Brandon Rios: Core Workout, Preparing For Antillon". Boxing - ESNews - Elie Seckbach - Mayweather - Pacquiao - Boxing News. 
  5. ^ ringtv (8 June 2011). "Video: Rios-Antillon press conference, one-on-one interviews". Ring TV. 
  6. ^ "News & latest headlines from AOL". 
  7. ^ "Max Boxing - News - What Drives Brandon Rios". Max Boxing. 
  8. ^ "Max Boxing - Home". Max Boxing. 

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