Brandon Ríos Record & Stats

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Lubbock, Texas, U.S.
“Bam Bam”
Apr 29, 1986
Jul 23, 2004
Title Fights
26 (63.4%)
173 cm
173 cm
Ape Index
0 cm
Last Fight
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      Brandon Ríos (Bam Bam) is a 37-year old retired American professional boxer. He was born in Lubbock, Texas, U.S. on April 29, 1986. Ríos made his professional boxing debut at the age of 18, on July 23, 2004. He is a former lightweight world champion.

      Brandon Ríos Record

      In a professional boxing career spanning 14 years and seven months, Brandon Ríos fought 41 times with 35 wins, 5 losses, and 1 draw. By his last professional fight on February 23, 2019, Ríos' record stood at 35-5-1 (26 KO wins, 2 KO losses).

      Following is a tabular list of Ríos' fights. For a list with more details — like opponent record, opponent stats, including videos — refer to "All of Brandon Ríos' fights".

      Total Fights41
      KO Wins26
      Total Title Wins1
      Title Defenses1
      Title-Fight KO Wins2
      Losses via KO2
      41Feb 23, 201932Humberto SotoLossUD
      40Nov 17, 201832Ramón ÁlvarezWinTKO9
      39Feb 17, 201831Danny GarcíaLossTKO9
      38Jun 11, 201731Aaron HerreraWinKO7
      37Nov 7, 201529Timothy BradleyLoss *TKO9
      36Jan 24, 201528Mike AlvaradoWinRTD3
      35Aug 2, 201428Diego ChavesWinDQ
      34Nov 24, 201327Manny PacquiaoLossUD
      33Mar 30, 201326Mike AlvaradoLossUD
      32Oct 13, 201226Mike AlvaradoWinTKO7
      31Apr 14, 201225Richar AbrilWinSD
      30Dec 3, 201125John MurrayWinTKO11
      29Jul 9, 201125Urbano AntillónWin *KO3
      28Feb 26, 201124Miguel AcostaWin *TKO10
      27Nov 13, 201024Omri LowtherWinTKO5
      26Sep 11, 201024Anthony PetersonWinDQ
      25Feb 6, 201023Jorge TeronWinTKO3
      24Nov 6, 200923Lorenzo EstradaWinTKO1
      23Oct 17, 200923Manuel PérezWinTKO7
      22Sep 12, 200923Daniel ValenzuelaWinKO2
      21May 16, 200923Oscar MezaWinTKO5
      20Dec 19, 200822Carlos GuevaraWinKO5
      19Oct 3, 200822Manuel PérezDrawMD
      18Jul 25, 200822Sandro MarcosWinTKO2
      17May 17, 200822Ricardo DominguezWinSD
      16Mar 14, 200821Alvin BrownWinTKO2
      15May 25, 200721Carlos MadridWinSD
      14Dec 22, 200620Humberto TapiaWinUD
      13Oct 13, 200620Elías LópezWinUD
      12Sep 8, 200620Wayne FletcherWinKO3
      11May 5, 200620Juan Alfonso FigueroaWinTKO6
      10Mar 3, 200619Freddy CastroWinTKO3
      9Jan 20, 200619Joel OrtegaWinKO5
      8Nov 25, 200519Mike PareWinUD
      7Sep 30, 200519Angel Eduardo MataWinUD
      6Jul 15, 200519Jamie AlvaradoWinTKO1
      5Jun 18, 200519Ramon FloresWinTKO1
      4Jun 3, 200519Gerardo RoblesWinTKO3
      3Jan 28, 200518Ricky PonceWinKO1
      2Aug 27, 200418Abraham VerdugoWinTKO2
      1Jul 23, 200418Raul MontesWinTKO3

      * World-title fight

      World Titles

      Ríos was a lightweight world champion. He has held one world title at lightweight, which was a lineal championship win.

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      Brandon Ríos is 173 cm tall (5' 8.11") with a reach of 173 cm (5' 8.11"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 0.

      Ríos has a 63.4% KO rate. Of his total 26 KO wins, 15 were in the early rounds, eight in the mid rounds, and three in the later rounds. He has four first-round KO wins.

      Career Summary

      Brandon Ríos' professional boxing career spanned more than 14 years — from 2004 to 2019.

      Ríos made his professional boxing debut against Raul Montes at the age of 18 on July 23, 2004, defeating Montes via 3rd round TKO. He went on to win 17 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 11 wins via stoppage.

      Ríos had his first world title fight at the age of 24 on February 26, 2011 after 27 professional fights, against Miguel Acosta for the lightweight WBA title. He defeated Acosta via 10th round TKO to become the lightweight champion of the world.

      Ríos has won one world title at lightweight. For all the details about Ríos' world title wins and defenses refer to "Brandon Ríos World Titles".

      Some of Ríos' best fights and notable victories include wins over Urbano Antillón, Mike Alvarado, Miguel Acosta, Aaron Herrera, and Ramón Álvarez.

      Ríos had a total of five losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Mexican boxer Humberto Soto on February 23, 2019. Ríos lost the fight via 12 round unanimous decision. It's been 4 years, 7 months, and 5 days since this fight.

      Career Highlights

      Ríos fought a total of 41 times during his professional career, which includes 3 world-title fights at two weight divisions — welterweight and lightweight. These four fights are the highlight of his career.

      • February 26, 2011: Ríos wins his first world title by defeating Miguel Acosta via 10th round TKO. He is now the WBA lightweight world champion.

      • July 9, 2011: Ríos successfully defends the WBA lightweight title against Urbano Antillón, winning the fight via 3rd round KO.

      • October 13, 2012: Brandon Ríos beats Mike Alvarado via 7th round TKO.

      • January 24, 2015: Brandon Ríos beats Mike Alvarado via 3rd round RTD.


      Fight Recommendations

      If you are interested in Ríos' boxing career, you should definitely check out the following fights.

      1. Brandon Ríos defeats Urbano Antillón via 3rd round KO
      2. Brandon Ríos defeats Mike Alvarado via 7th round TKO
      3. Brandon Ríos defeats Miguel Acosta via 10th round TKO
      4. Brandon Ríos defeats Mike Alvarado via 3rd round RTD in their 3rd fight
      5. Brandon Ríos loses to Manny Pacquiao via 12-round unanimous decision
      6. Brandon Ríos loses to Timothy Bradley via 9th round TKO
      7. Brandon Ríos defeats Aaron Herrera via 7th round KO
      8. Brandon Ríos defeats Ramón Álvarez via 9th round TKO
      9. Brandon Ríos loses to Humberto Soto via 12-round unanimous decision
      10. Brandon Ríos loses to Danny García via 9th round TKO
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