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Brandon Rios doesn't make weight

Updated: December 3, 2011, 9:49 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Brandon Rios, unable to make 135 pounds at Friday's weigh-in, lost his lightweight title on the eve of his fight with England's John Murray.

The fight, the co-feature on the Miguel Cotto-Antonio Margarito II undercard at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night (HBO PPV, 9 ET, $54.95), will still go on. However, the "regular" version of the WBA title will remain vacant if Rios wins. If Murray wins, he claims the belt. If it's a draw, the title will also remain vacant.

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