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Alvarado Arrested On Gun Charges; Rios Fight Still On

Mike Alvarado’s latest run-in with the law was particularly ill timed, coming just three weeks before his Jan. 24 trilogy rubber match against Brandon Rios. Alvarado was arrested on Jan. 3 thanks to a...Read More

News: Golovkin Back on 3/30; Rios-Alvarado Tickets

LAS VEGAS, NEV -- To quote Hall of Fame baseball superstar Ernie Banks, "Let's play two." That's exactly what undefeated former world champion BRANDON "Bam Bam" RIOS and top-rated contender "Mile H...Read More

Video: Brandon Rios on The TKO Victory Over Alvarado

Ryan Burton catches up with former champion Brandon Rios to discuss his big TKO victory over previously undefeated junior welterweight Mike Alvarado, fight strategy and more. ...Read More

Video: Mike Alvarado Expects To Return Even Stronger

Ryan Burton catches up with junior welterweight contender Mike Alvarado to get his thoughts on the TKO defeat to Brandon Rios, what went wrong and more....Read More

“Fighting Words” – Our Warriors Are Underappreciated

by David P. Greisman - Our warriors are underappreciated. It seems a strange statement to make, particularly in a year in which boxing writers and fans are considering voting Arturo Gatti into the ...Read More

Arum: Rios-Alvarado Was Definitely Fight of The Year

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum was amazed with the high stakes drama which engulfed the violent seven round slugfest between junior welterweights Brandon Rios (31-0-1, 23KOs) and Mike Alvarado (33-1, 23KOs)....Read More

CompuBox Stats: Rios, Alvarado Land 82% of Power

This one may have exceeded the hype. They avg'd nearly 80 punches thrown per round coming into the fight. Tonight Mike Alvarado avg'd 111 per round, Brandon Rios 77 per round. 82% of their combined...Read More

Video: Brandon Rios Breaks Down Win Over Alvarado

Rick Reeno catches up with former champion Brandon Rios to discuss his big TKO victory over previously undefeated junior welterweight Mike Alvarado, fight strategy and more....Read More

Video: Mike Alvarado Discusses The TKO Loss To Rios

Rick Reeno catches up with Junior welterweight contender Mike Alvarado discuss his Fight of The Year TKO loss to former champion Brandon Rios, what went wrong in the fight and more....Read More

Donaire, Rios Secure High Impact Wins at Home Depot

by Cliff Rold - In a steady, workmanlike performance, 29-year old WBO Super Bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire (30-1, 19 KO) of San Leandro, California scored two knockdowns en route to a ninth-roun...Read More

Brandon Rios Stops Mike Alvarado in a Seven Round War

Home Depot Center, Los Angeles, California - Brandon Rios (31-0-1, 22KOs) made junior welterweight debut with a Fight of The Year battle, stopping previously undefeated Mike Alvarado (33-1, 23KOs) in ...Read More

CompuBox Historical Review: Rios vs. Alvarado Clash

Both Mike Alvarado and Brandon Rios throw nearly 20% more punches per round than the weight class average and landed more per round as well. Both also land well above the weight class average for powe...Read More

Rios: Power Will Remain, I'll Be Hitting Like a Welterweight

Brandon Rios is about the most unofficial junior welterweight he possibly could be after struggling so mightily to sneak beneath the 135-pound lightweight limit for his last two fights. That’s prob...Read More

Nishioka-Donaire/Alvarado-Rios: Pre-B.A.D. Report Card

Barring a draw in the main event, on Sunday morning boxing fans will have a universally recognized new champion at 122 lbs. for the first time since Israel Vazquez and, hopefully, lots of blood to cle...Read More

Beyond Bloodletting: The Stakes in Alvarado vs. Rios

by Cliff Rold - It might be one of those nights. One of those Chacon-Boza, Gatti-Ward, Saad-Lopez nights. It was assumed as such as soon as it was announced. Now here we are, just days from the...Read More

Photos/Weights: Donaire vs. Nishioka, Rios vs. Alvarado

Los Angeles, California - The weights are in for HBO's doubleheader at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California. IBF/WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire weighed in at 121.6pounds. Toshia...Read More

Photo: Team Alvarado To Rios - Are You Ready For War?

Los Angeles, Calif. --- Undefeated #1 contender Mike Alvarado (ctr) of Denver, CO (33-0) poses with : (L-R) manager Henry Delgado (L) and trainer Shann Vilhauer (R) during a jam-packed roundtable medi...Read More

Random Acts of Ring Rambling: Audley, Price, Rios, Harris

By Thomas Gerbasi - Honesty is always in short supply in the fight game. Whether it’s promoters, publicists, managers, or trainers, the odds of getting a straight answer on anything is always hit or m...Read More

Arum: Pacquiao vs. Rios or Alvarado on 4/20 is Possible

Should "Fighter of the Decade" Manny Pacquiao beat Juan Manuel Marquez in their fourth encounter at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on December he'll most probably fight the winner of this Saturday's war b...Read More

Arum Says Rios-Alvarado Winner in Line For Big Fights

On Wednesday afternoon Top Rank CEO Bob Arum could be found inside of the Fortune Gym in Hollywood, California, playing host to an open media workout for this weekend’s HBO-televised double header at ...Read More