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Photos: Brandon Rios is Mobbed By Fans in Southgate

Southgate,Calif. ---  Former Lightweight champion Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios signs autographs for the hundreds of fans that showed up during his exclusive  "meet and greet" Sunday afternoon.  Rios is in preparation for his upcoming exciting rematch against Mike Alvarado of their 2012 Fight of the Year-nominated fight. Rios-Alvarado II will take place, Saturday, March 30 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nev.  Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Tecate, this Junior Welterweight championship rumble will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark®. Also in attendence  today were Rios  special guests, Steven Luevano, Trainer of the Year Robert Garcia and newly crowned WBO Featherweight Champion Miguel "Mikey" Garcia.  Photos by Gene Blevins/Top Rank.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by _Gatti_ on 02-25-2013

[QUOTE=Luffy;13084710]why is there a rematch?[/QUOTE] HBO offered Rios an offer he was comfortable with. Rios didnt want or felt there was a need for the rematch, but HBO did make him an offer and he took it. What that offer…

Comment by Sifo on 02-25-2013

why is there a rematch?

Comment by ddangerous on 02-25-2013

Don't know why folks are acting surprised at these photos of a ballooned Bam-Bam. The dude always puts on the pounds in between fights. He's still gonna wreck Mike A. in the rematch.

Comment by New England on 02-25-2013

[QUOTE=Southpawology;13083675]Come on man look at the pics he's one taco away from having a double chin[/QUOTE] i hear rios likes his beers... i know robert likes his beers.

Comment by Southpawology on 02-25-2013

[QUOTE=Cuauhtémoc1520;13082785][email protected] We are so used to seeing these fighters so drained, that when they walk around at their normal weight, we think they are chubby. I don't see him as that bad. He might be 160 tops there but again,…

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