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UPDATE FROM SAUDI ARABIA: RICHIE “POPEYE THE SAILOR MAN” RIVERA ENJOYING THE EXPERIENCE AND READY FOR SATURDAY

Boxing News: Buatsi, Babic victorious in London » May 21, 2022 - Fightnews.com

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (August 18, 2022) – Undefeated, RICHIE “POPEYE THE SAILOR MAN” RIVERA (E. Hartford, CT, 21-0, 16KO’s) traveled 6,401 miles for the biggest fight opportunity of his life against former two-time world champion BADOU “THE RIPPER” JACK (Las Vegas, NV, 26-3-3 16KO’s) in a 10 round cruiserweight bout this Saturday, August 20th, in Jeddah, …

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STAR BOXING SITS DOWN WITH UNDEFEATED CRUISERWEIGHT RICHIE “POPEYE THE SAILOR MAN” RIVERA AHEAD OF HIS POTENTIAL CAREER DEFINING BOUT AGAINST TWO-TIME WORLD CHAMPION BADOU JACK

Boxing News: Buatsi, Babic victorious in London » May 21, 2022 - Fightnews.com

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (August 10, 2022) — Sometimes a name just sticks. While attending Synergy Alternative High School in East Hartford, Connecticut, a young Richie Rivera was joking around with friends when they called him “Popeye” for the first time.  Created in 1929, a corncob pipe and sailor hat remain the trademark of the beloved …

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