Faceoff: Pacquiao-Rios airs Nov. 2


At 12:15 a.m. ET/PT on Nov. 2, HBO’s Face Off With Max Kellerman will feature Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios in advance of their 147-pound clash in Macau on Nov. 23 (Nov. 24 in China).

Pacquiao has lost two straight, by disputed split decision to current WBO welterweight beltholder Tim Bradley in June of 2012 and by sixth-round stoppage to Juan Manuel Marquez in December.

Rios, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous-decision loss to Mike Alvarado in March that avenged Alavarado’s seventh-round stoppage loss in October of 2012.

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