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.
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 Title Wins||1|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||2|
|Losses via KO||2|
|41||Feb 23, 2019||32||Humberto Soto||Loss||UD|
|40||Nov 17, 2018||32||Ramón Álvarez||Win||TKO9|
|39||Feb 17, 2018||31||Danny García||Loss||TKO9|
|38||Jun 11, 2017||31||Aaron Herrera||Win||KO7|
|37||Nov 7, 2015||29||Timothy Bradley||Loss *||TKO9|
|36||Jan 24, 2015||28||Mike Alvarado||Win||RTD3|
|35||Aug 2, 2014||28||Diego Chaves||Win||DQ|
|34||Nov 24, 2013||27||Manny Pacquiao||Loss||UD|
|33||Mar 30, 2013||26||Mike Alvarado||Loss||UD|
|32||Oct 13, 2012||26||Mike Alvarado||Win||TKO7|
|31||Apr 14, 2012||25||Richar Abril||Win||SD|
|30||Dec 3, 2011||25||John Murray||Win||TKO11|
|29||Jul 9, 2011||25||Urbano Antillón||Win *||KO3|
|28||Feb 26, 2011||24||Miguel Acosta||Win *||TKO10|
|27||Nov 13, 2010||24||Omri Lowther||Win||TKO5|
|26||Sep 11, 2010||24||Anthony Peterson||Win||DQ|
|25||Feb 6, 2010||23||Jorge Teron||Win||TKO3|
|24||Nov 6, 2009||23||Lorenzo Estrada||Win||TKO1|
|23||Oct 17, 2009||23||Manuel Pérez||Win||TKO7|
|22||Sep 12, 2009||23||Daniel Valenzuela||Win||KO2|
|21||May 16, 2009||23||Oscar Meza||Win||TKO5|
|20||Dec 19, 2008||22||Carlos Guevara||Win||KO5|
|19||Oct 3, 2008||22||Manuel Pérez||Draw||MD|
|18||Jul 25, 2008||22||Sandro Marcos||Win||TKO2|
|17||May 17, 2008||22||Ricardo Dominguez||Win||SD|
|16||Mar 14, 2008||21||Alvin Brown||Win||TKO2|
|15||May 25, 2007||21||Carlos Madrid||Win||SD|
|14||Dec 22, 2006||20||Humberto Tapia||Win||UD|
|13||Oct 13, 2006||20||Elías López||Win||UD|
|12||Sep 8, 2006||20||Wayne Fletcher||Win||KO3|
|11||May 5, 2006||20||Juan Alfonso Figueroa||Win||TKO6|
|10||Mar 3, 2006||19||Freddy Castro||Win||TKO3|
|9||Jan 20, 2006||19||Joel Ortega||Win||KO5|
|8||Nov 25, 2005||19||Mike Pare||Win||UD|
|7||Sep 30, 2005||19||Angel Eduardo Mata||Win||UD|
|6||Jul 15, 2005||19||Jamie Alvarado||Win||TKO1|
|5||Jun 18, 2005||19||Ramon Flores||Win||TKO1|
|4||Jun 3, 2005||19||Gerardo Robles||Win||TKO3|
|3||Jan 28, 2005||18||Ricky Ponce||Win||KO1|
|2||Aug 27, 2004||18||Abraham Verdugo||Win||TKO2|
|1||Jul 23, 2004||18||Raul Montes||Win||TKO3|
* World-title fight
Ríos was a lightweight world champion. He has held one world title at lightweight, which was a lineal championship win.
|Weight Division||World Titles Held|
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.
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".
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.
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.
Ríos knocked out 26 of his 41 opponents. By his last fight, his KO ratio was at 63.4%. Of his total 35 wins, 26 of them were via KO (74.3%).
If you are interested in Ríos' boxing career, you should definitely check out the following fights.