Newly crowned WBA lightweight champ Brandon Rios is honored by the city of Oxnard for becoming its newest World Champion. On Feb 26th, Rios beat Miguel Acosta, in whats being considered a candidate for fight of the year. Rios trains at the Robert Garcia Boxing Academy in Oxnard, with his trainer Robert Garcia, who’s a former world champ.
When asked about his latest accomplishment Rios said ” I will defend this title proudly, not only for my fans all over the world, but also for everyone here in Oxnard.”
When you add Sergio Martinez, who also lives in Oxnard, the city now has bragging rights to call itself “The City of Champions.”