Undefeated featherweight contender Ronny Rios won a close 10-round unanimous decision over game and competitive Andrew Cancio in a Golden Boy Live! main event from the UIC Center in Chicago on Monday. Rios won by scores of 97-93 (twice) and 96-94.
Ronny Rios will fight Andrew Cancio in a 10-round junior lightweight bout at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Ill., tonight. The bout headlines a Golden Boy Live! telecast beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/ 6:00 p.m. PT on Fox Sports 1.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer calls the July 12 Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara bout and even matchup. “The two best jr. middleweights not named Mayweather, fighting each other,” said Schaefer.
Featherweight Ronny Rios has experienced and overcome adversity against a variety of styles in his 19 fights, but this Friday he’ll enter a new level when he meets former WBA junior featherweight titleholder Rico Ramos on Shobox.