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Rios Vs Antillon Hots Up


Rios and Antilon Exchange insults In Carson
Rios and Antilon Exchange insults In Carson

Brandon Rios and challenger Urbano Antillon had to be restrained following one last heated verbal exchange on Friday after making weight ahead of their WBA lightweight title clash at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California Saturday night.

The championship fight will be broadcast LIVE on Showtime at (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast).

Champion Rios, (27-0-1, 19 KOs),weighed the division-limit 135 pounds Friday at a jam-packed Holiday Inn Torrance (Calif.) while Antillon,(28-2, 20 KOs) tipped the scale at 134 3/4 pounds.

Shortly after, the two came face to face they had to be restrained following one last heated verbal encounter.

Antillon: “You look drained.”

Rios: “You look the same way. You look dead too, MF (explicit).”

Antillon: “You are still barking.”
Rios: “MF (explicit), I will bark and bite you in the ring.”


In the Top Rank-promoted co-feature., former IBF welterweight champion Kermit Cintron (32-3-1, 28 KOs), will take on Mexico’s Carlos Molina (18-4-2, 6 KOs) in a 10-round junior middleweight scrap.

Cintron weighed 149 1/4 pounds; Molina weighed 151 3/4.

The Showtime telecast also will include highlights from overseas as IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (28-0, 23 KOs) defends title against mandatory challenger Jean-Paul Mendy (29-0-1, 16 KOs).

July 7, 2011
Head to head
Head to head
Rios and Antillon pose for pictures
Rios and Antillon pose for pictures
Tecate girls add a bit of glamour to the weigh in
Tecate girls add a bit of glamour to the weigh in



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