Brandon Rios

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Birthday
29, 1986
Birthplace
Lubbock, TX
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
29, 1986 (age 32)
Birthplace
Lubbock, TX

About

He became the WBA Lightweight Champion on February 26, 2011 after defeating Miguel Acosta. He retained the title in a fight against Urbano Antillon 5 months later, then was forced to forfeit it after failing to make the contracted 135-pound weight limit on the scale after three tries in December, 2011.

Before Fame

He was a dominant amateur fighter, winning the 2004 U.S. National Amateur Featherweight Championship.

Trivia

He went undefeated for his first 32 fights, gathering 31 wins and 1 tie.

Family Life

He married Victoria Lopez in 2010.

Associated With

His second career loss came in a very well-fought decision against legend Manny Pacquiao on November 24, 2013.