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Infographic: Who is Brandon Rios?
Dino Maragay (The Philippine Star) - May 8, 2013 - 12:48pm

MANILA, Philippines – It was announced yesterday that Manny Pacquiao has chosen former WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios as his comeback opponent on Nov. 24 at the Cotai Arena of the Venetian Resort in Macau.

Designed by Jonathan Asuncion

Pacquiao has settled for Rios after his prospective opponents Timothy Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez opted to fight each other instead.

Mike Alvarado was also considered as Pacquiao’s next foe, but the Filipino icon eventually picked Rios, who was also the primary choice of trainer Freddie Roach.

So who is Rios and what does he bring to the table? Get to know more about this heavy-handed fighter from Oxnard, California, in the above infographic designed by Philstar.com graphic artist Jonathan Asuncion.

BRANDON RIOS COTAI ARENA OF THE VENETIAN RESORT FREDDIE ROACH JONATHAN ASUNCION MACAU MANNY PACQUIAO MIKE ALVARADO OXNARD PACQUIAO TIMOTHY BRADLEY AND JUAN MANUEL MARQUEZ
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