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RingTv image Photo gallery: Brandon Rios-Diego Chaves press conference

Photo gallery: Brandon Rios-Diego Chaves press conference

His opponent was apparently a no-show, so Brandon Rios flew solo at the Hollywood press conference to promote his Aug. 2 bout against Diego Chaves. The card will also feature a junior welterweight scrap between Jessie Vargas and Anton Novikov, who were both present. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.

RingTv image Ring Ratings Update: Brandon Rios dropped from 140-pound rankings

Ring Ratings Update: Brandon Rios dropped from 140-pound rankings

Last week was a slow one for worldwide boxing action, but there was one major development in THE RING’s division ratings. Due to testing positive for a banned substance following his unanimous decision loss to Manny Pacquiao, Brandon Rios has been dropped from the junior welterweight rankings.