Brandon Rios defeats John Murray

Updated: December 4, 2011, 10:46 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Brandon Rios at least got the victory.

Stripped of his lightweight title for failing to make weight, Rios stopped England's John Murray in the 11th round on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in the co-featured bout on the card headlined by the much-anticipated Miguel Cotto-Antonio Margarito rematch.

Rios lost his title on the scales at Friday's weigh-in when he could not make the 135-pound limit, weighing 136.6 pounds on his final attempt. For the fight to go on, ...

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