By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
Danny García needed his right hand to defeat his opponent on Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Brandon Ríos proved to be a tougher opponent than García thought he was going to be.
Ríos took a right hand from García to his head with 52 seconds left in the ninth round. He initially made the 10-count, but clearly was wobbly, as he was walking towards the official. The fight was then stopped.
The knockout was García’s 20th in his career.
The Philadelphia native improved to 34-1 in his boxing career. This win was García’s first action in almost a year after suffering a split decision loss to Keith Thurman on March 3rd, 20017 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Ríos, a California native, fell to 34-4-1 in his boxing career. Two of Ríos losses have been by knockout, as he was also knocked out by Timothy Bradley Jr. on November 7th, 2015 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas for the WBO World Welterweight Championship.
Ríos is 3-4 in his last seven bouts.
Any Corrections?. You can contact Anthony Caruso III, Publisher at email@example.com.
©2007-2018 The Capital Sports Report. Please honor copyright! Piracy hurts writers, devalues their works, and puts you and your employer at risk of lawsuits. All original materials contained on this website are protected by the United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcasted without the prior written permission.