Rios: 'He ain't nothing to me'
Brandon Rios says he'll dispatch Richard Abril, then move up to 140 pounds
Career-defining fights between undefeated, in-their-prime champions rarely happen in boxing, but just one of those occasions seemed to materialize when it was announced featherweight champion Yuriorkis Gamboa would meet lightweight titlist Brandon Rios. The dream matchup evaporated, however, when Gamboa bailed out of the event, leaving Rios (29-0-1, 22 KOs) out in the cold. Enter Richard Abril (17-2-1, 8 KOs), an interim lightweight champ from Cuba fresh off his victory against Miguel Acosta, ...
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