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Catching up with Rival Boxing’s Russ Anber in Las Vegas during Bradley-Rios Fight Week

Rival Boxing’s Russ Anber is always busy with the sport of boxing (Photo: Chris Robinson)

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By Chris Robinson

You never know what to expect with any given fight week in the boxing game. No matter what the venue or location, each significant event comes with its shares of boxing luminaries who are a part of the festivities.

In Las Vegas this weekend, WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley will meet former lightweight titlist Brandon Rios in a pivotal showdown while WBO featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko will defend his title against Mexico’s┬áRomulo Koasicha on the televised undercard.

Andre Berto to wear Rival gloves vs. Floyd Mayweather?

Andre Berto during his 6th round TKO victory over Josesito Lopez earlier this year (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

As the Sep. 12 Floyd Mayweather vs. Andre Berto matchup pushes closer, all indications point towards both men taking the contest extremely seriously ahead of their welterweight title showdown. The matchup is set for SHOWTIME pay per view inside of the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

At the 30-day weigh-in, Mayweather hit the scales at 149.8  pounds while Berto was eight pounds over at 155.