Rios vs. Alvarado II in Talks For March 16th, Staples
By Mike Coppinger
BoxingScene.com has been advised by sources at HBO that a second fight between Brandon Rios (31-0-1, 23KOs) and Mike Alvarado (33-1, 23KOs) is being planned for March 16th, possibly at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
The first encounter in October was a slugfest in which Rios stopped Alvarado, though the bout was fought on even terms, begged for a rematch.
Rios had been pegged for an April fight with Manny Pacquiao, but that fell by the wayside with Pacquiao's knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez.
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a rematch is fair since alvarado was winning that fight imo. it was a barn burner, hoping the 2nd one is the same!Comment by Phenom on 12-20-2012
wasn't really excited about the 1st fight when it was announced Alvarado hasn't done **** to be rated highlyComment by TaurusJ27 on 12-20-2012
Not surprised by a rematch. That first one was a great slugfest.Comment by Camp Beast on 12-20-2012
How the hell can any diehard boxing fan be disappointed with this fight being made??? I can't wait!!! :boxing:Comment by Jack Napier on 12-20-2012
do it if Rios isn't getting a title shot no need for him to go to WW with Pac outta the picture fight was great, sure a rematch would be just as good Rtios takes him out again if they…Post a Comment/View More User Comments (60)