Brandon Ríos vs. Urbano Antillón
|Date||July 9, 2011|
|Venue||Home Depot Center, Carson, California, United States|
|Title(s) on the line||WBA Lightweight Championship|
|Tale of the tape|
|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 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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- Román defeated Arrellin via knockout at 2:07 in the first round.
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