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Alvarado Says Money is Not Right For Provodnikov Bout

By Rick Reeno

WBO interim-junior welterweight champion Mike Alvarado (34-1, 23 KOs) has taken to the social networks to voice his concerns about the money being offered for the fight with Ruslan Provodnikov (22-2, 15 KOs), being targeted for an HBO televised date of October 19th.

BoxingScene.com reported earlier that Provodnikov had agreed to his side of the deal, including the monetary terms, and Provodnikov's promoter Artie Pelullo was waiting for Top Rank to inform him that Alvarado had agreed to his side of the package.

"We aren’t even close to a deal. My last 4 fights been fight of the year candidates. I’m very grateful to Top Rank but it’s my turn to get paid like a world champ. Why would I accept less money to fight Provodnikov, than what [Brandon] Rios got paid to fight me? Does that make any sense? Listen the fight will probably happen, but we need to get my money right first. Mr. [Bob] Arum is a great man and I’m sure he will get it done,” Alvarado wrote.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by -PBP- on 07-11-2013

I support Mile High. They screwed him out of a golden ticket and are trying to feed him to a 147 pound relentless power puncher for chump change.

Comment by NachoMan on 07-11-2013

[QUOTE=Big Dunn;13547121]Mike is so ****ing greedy. I mean he beats rios and rios gets the fight with the bigger payday. And mike gets mad. I mean Bob did eerything for him and this sellfish crying ***** has the nerve to…

Comment by jlcelestine on 07-11-2013

[QUOTE=Davis40;13547340]Well so what? Some people comand more money then others. The way he is talking everybody with a title should be paid exactly the same. whatever rios is making has nothing to do with him.[/QUOTE] Again.... "How does anyone know…

Comment by nycsmooth on 07-11-2013

no 1 can make a logicial statement till the $$ is known...hbo is a higher version of epsn, they don't pay well, & many times there are fees the average fan is not aware of, like a sanctioning bodies title…

Comment by paulf on 07-11-2013

[QUOTE=Snake...;13548375]no he is not[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=4Corners;13548388]More popular than Alvarado......sure. But you're reaching.....[/QUOTE] Yeah, maybe I am, but there is a reason Rios has almost three times the twitter followers as Alvarado. Popularity determines payday, unless you're with Haymon and get paid…

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