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Mike Alvarado-Gabriel Martinez is Set For July 30th

By Mark Vester

According to the Denver Post, hard punching junior welterweight Mike Alvarado will face Mexico's Gabriel Martinez in a hometown return on July 30th. Alvarado (30-0, 22 KOs) vs. Martinez (27-2-1, 14 KOs) will take place outdoors at Softball Country in north Denver. The fight will be televised by Fox Sports as part of the "Top Rank Live" series. Alvarado last appeared on the Manny Pacquiao-Shane Mosley undercard on May 7, and stopped Ray Narh in three rounds.

"Mike's clearly in a position to step up," said Carl Moretti, vice president at Top Rank. "We want him active. We wanted to bring him home and keep him fresh for another fight in the fall. He's in one of boxing's best divisions. When you look at premium cable possibilities, there's a lot of guys fighting with big names (at 140 pounds). And Mike fits right in there."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 06-14-2011

A very good solid boxer, some technical drawbacks but his power can hel that, but gosh...give the guy some better publicity and better venues...Denver isn't exactly a hotbed...he needs this at 31 yrs....

Comment by onechance87 on 06-14-2011

Mike is gonna be 31,He needs to go a title shot or get sum type of name.

Comment by clubpunch on 06-14-2011

Ill be takin off work on the 30th then.

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