Kell Brook targets Brandon Rios for late August showdown

01
Jun

Kell Brook targets Brandon Rios for late August showdown

IBF welterweight title holder Kell Brook is in no mood to hang around as he targets a showdown with American contender Brandon Rios before the end of the summer. “There’s talk about Rios and that’s a fight that really excites me,” the Sheffield, England native told Sky Sports News HQ. “We all know Rios comes to fight. He loves to be entertaining for the fans and that’s what I want to do.”

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27
Jan

Rios-Alvarado III draws over 1.2 million viewers

Brandon Rios’ victory over welterweight rival Mike Alvarado on HBO drew 1,252,000 viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research.

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26
Jan

Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado go opposite directions: Weekend Review

Brandon Rios re-established himself as a title contender with his vicious beating of Mike Alvarado on Saturday. Alvarado could be finished.

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26
Jan

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fans share their thoughts on Brandon Rios’ destruction of Mike Alvarado, what might have gone wrong for Alvarado, what might be next for Rios, plus fights and happenings to look forward to in 2015 and beyond (barring a zombie apocalypse) in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!

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24
Jan

Welcome back ‘Bam Bam’ Rios, thank you Mike Alvarado

Brandon Rios recaptured his peak form and fierceness with his brutal three-round stoppage of Mike Alvarado in their welterweight rubber match. Rios is now a player at 147 pounds, while Alvarado’s future is in doubt. However, fans should thank Alvarado for the many ring wars he’s provided, fights that may have shortened his career.

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24
Jan

Photo gallery: Brandon Rios vs. Mike Alvarado III

Photos of the third meeting between Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado, which appropriately ended after the third round with Rios the winner by TKO.

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24
Jan

Brandon Rios TKO 3 Mike Alvarado III live round-by-round updates

RingTV.com has a live, round-by-round update of tonight’s HBO-televised battle of welterweights between Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado.

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23
Jan

Photo gallery: Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado III weigh-in

Buddies, adversaries, whatever … Mike Alvarado and Brandon Rios weighed in for their third fight, which will take place on Saturday just outside Denver.

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23
Jan

Weigh-in result: Mike Alvarado 146.5 pounds, Brandon Rios 146.75

Welterweights Brandon Rios (32-2-1, 23 knockouts) and Mike Alvarado (34-3, 23 KOs) weighed 146.75 and 146.5 in advance of Saturday’s rubber match at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado. The sluggers split their two prior bouts as junior welterweights.

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22
Jan

Despite legal issues, Alvarado is ‘totally focused’ on Rios

Despite a recent arrest for felony weapons possession, Mike Alvarado says he’s completely focused on facing Brandon Rios in their third fight this Saturday.

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