Miguel Acosta vs Brandon Rios Boxing fight on 26 February

Miguel Acosta vs Brandon Rios Boxing fight on 26 February | Miguel Acosta vs Brandon Rios

Miguel Acosta vs Brandon Rios Boxing fight on 26 February: The WBA’s No. 1 lightweight contender Rios will fight undefeated challenger Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios on February 29, 2011 LIVE on SHOWTIME at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Acosta has all of the skills, and power, to make a big splash at lightweight, but will Rios and his pressure attack lead him to a surprise victory on the big stage?

Brandon Rios vs Miguel Acosta fight

Miguel Acosta vs Brandon Rios Boxing fight on 26 February | Miguel Acosta vs Brandon Rios

Miguel Acosta vs Brandon Rios

Miguel Acosta vs Brandon Rios Boxing fight on 26 February

Miguel “Aguacerito” Acosta is the current WBA lightweight champion.  Born in Venezuela, Acosta has been fighting professionally since 2002.  Known for his power and adaptability, Acosta has not lost a fight since 2003. Acosta has two huge wins coming in the last 18 months against two previously undefeated fighters in Urbano Antillon and Paulus Moses.
Brandon Ríos is an undefeated Mexican-American lightweight who is the current North American Boxing Federation lightweight champion.  The Texas native had an outstanding amateur career, sporting a record of 230 wins and 35 losses.  In 2004, Ríos captured the U.S. National Amateur Featherweight championship. Rios looks to gain his biggest win yet, capturing a lightweight title against one of the hottest fighters in the sport when he squares off against Miguel Acosta.

Miguel Acosta vs Brandon Rios Boxing fight

Acosta has great power and has been turning back undefeated fighters left and right.  Rios likes to come straightforward, and apply pressure to his opponents, so I expect this to be a great fight.  Both fighters have knockout power and most of their fights do not go the distance, so I do not expect this fight to go the distance either. Acosta’s experience in the ring will stunt Rios’ chances to win this fight.

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