Photos: Rios, Abril, Alvarado, Gesta at The Top Rank Gym

Las Vegas, Nevada - On the championship doubleheader telecast where Juan Manuel Marquez goes for a historic fourth world title in as many different weight divisions when he takes on WBO European junior welterweight champion Sergey Fedchenko for the vacant WBO interim 140-pound world title, Brandon Rios will face Cuba's Richard Abril for the vacant WBA lightweight title at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Also, undefeated Mike Alvarado of Denver will face Mauricio Herrera. Undefeated lightweight Mercito Gesta is scheduled to open the pay-per-view at the Mandalay. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Evil Abed on 04-11-2012

Rios looks big. And not in a good way.

Comment by zednanrehyaj on 04-11-2012

why not Marquez vs. Alvarado? and not some unknown guy in Fedchenko never heard of him until he's now fighting JMM. Mile-high is a true 140 guy should be ripe for a title shot and now JMM's gonna get a…

Comment by fallen9182 on 04-11-2012

[QUOTE=jsfd26;11989832]Oh? Just wait for his ass outside the gym. :rofl:[/QUOTE] the **** is the point of that? They're gonna be fighting soon enough.

Comment by Russian Crushin on 04-10-2012

Futures of 140 right there Except Abril

Comment by Alx. on 04-10-2012

rios is a beast

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