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Alvarado Aims For a Showcase Win With Rocky Juarez

René “Gemelo” Alvarado (20-2, 14KOs) is training hard for the upcoming defense of his WBC silver featherweight title, which he stakes for the first time against veteran Rocky Juarez (29-10-1, 21KOs). The fight takes place on May 26th at the Fort Bliss Arena in El Paso, Texas. Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes will televise the contest. Alvarado hopes to eventually land a crack at full WBC Jhonny Gonzalez.

"Although my fight will take place on May 26th, my preparation is already well advanced and I have no problems with the weight. The type of fight that I plan will be simple, if I can not knock him out I will dominate from the first round to the very last round, because after this fight I'd fight for the overall title. That's my dream and my biggest motivation," Alvarado concluded.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Sugar Adam Ali on 05-14-2014

I always thought Juan Diaz on his comeback would fight Juarez at 135... I think it would be decent pay days for both guys, and would do good business in Texas.. Be a perfect espn, fox sports, telemundo main event

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