Tag Archives: Brandon Rios meet and greet

Former champ Israel Vazquez disappointed not to see Nonito Donaire vs. Abner Mares happen

Chris Robinson catches up with former super bantamweight champion Israel Vazquez, as he reflects on his memorable wards with Rafael Marquez while speaking on the future of boxing. Vazquez notes that he is disappointed that fans won’t be seeing Nonito Donaire vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux anytime soon…

Former champion Steven Luevano reflects on his time training with Robert Garcia

Chris Robinson catches up with former WBO featherweight champion Steven Luevano, as he reflects on his time training with 2011 Trainer of the Year Robert Garcia in Oxnard, California…

Brandon Rios lashes out, calls Adrien Broner a b*tch and claims that he’s scared to fight

Chris Robinson catches up w/ former lightweight champ Brandon Rios, as he takes some shots at WBC champion Adrien Broner. Rios calls Broner a ‘b*tch’ and claims that he’s scared to fight…

Floyd Mayweather celebrates his 36th birthday with The Money Team and congratulates Ishe Smith

Our friend and super middleweight prospect Badou Jack shared an exclusive, behind the scenes video of Floyd Mayweather celebrating his 36th birthday with his crew. Mayweather also gives shutouts to his Mawyeather Promotions fighters, including newly-crowned IBF junior middleweight prospect Badou Jack

Leo Santa Cruz on a fight w/ Moreno, Donaire-Rigondeaux, and how Al Haymon helped his career

Chris Robinson catches up with IBF bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz, as he speaks on a match with Anselmo Moreno, Abner Mares moving up in weight, the Nonito Donaire-Guillermo Rigondeaux match, how manager Al Haymon helped his career, and more…

‘I see the fight being pretty easy for Nonito’ – Robert Garcia breaks down Donaire vs. Rigondeaux

Chris Robinson catches up with 2011 and 2012 Trainer of the Year Robert Garcia in Southgate, California, as he speaks on his fighter Nonito Donaire’s upcoming April clash with fellow junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux…

Mikey Garcia speaks on the Orlando Salido victory, facing Yuriorkis Gamboa, and Donaire-Rigondeaux

Chris Robinson catches up with undefeated WBO featherweight champion Mikey Garcia, as he speaks on his title-winning victory over Orlando Salido, his desire to face former champ Yuriorkis Gamboa, and his thoughts on Nonito Donaire vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux…

Photos: Behind the scenes with Brandon Rios, Mikey and Robert Garcia, Leo Santa Cruz, Israel Vazquez, and others in Southgate, California

By Chris Robinson

On Sunday, Feb. 24, former lightweight champion Brandon ‘Bam Bam’ Rios hosted fans for a personal “meet and greet” at the Magnifico Boxing Gym in Southgate, California for a Momentum 4 Life charity event

Notables in the building included former champions Steven Luevano and Israel Vazquez, WBO featherweight champion Mikey Garcia, IBF bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz, Two-time trainer of the Year Robert Garcia, and former WBO female bantamweight champion Kaliesha West.

Rios faces Mike Alvarado on March 31st inside of the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas in a rematch to one of 2012’s best action fights that saw Brandon emerge with a 7th round TKO.

Photo credits: Chris Robinson – www.HustleBoss.com

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