Rios lost so heavily to Bradley that he announced his retirement after the fight. Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP
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Timothy Bradley battered Brandon Rios en route to a ninth-round technical knockout Saturday in a lopsided welterweight bout that had a dejected Rios announcing his retirement.Fighting for the first time under the guidance of trainer Teddy Atlas, Bradley was quick and aggressive against a challenger who struggled to make the 147-pound weight limit.Bradley, 32, was fast off the mark, landing a series of combinations in a big first round.Bradley sent Rios to the canvas with a left to the body in the ninth. Rios beat the count, only for Bradley to unleash a barrage that had him down again and referee Tony Weeks calling a halt at 2:49 of the round.
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