Former lightweight champ Juan Diaz and former 140-pound standout Mike Alvarado returned to the ring on Saturday in Houston, scoring TKO wins after layoffs.read more
On Saturday, after respective absences from the ring, Juan Diaz and Mike Alvarado will return in separate bouts in Houston and broadcast on UniMas.read more
Mike Alvarado, who was soundly defeated by Brandon Rios in a welterweight bout on Saturday, will be dropped from THE RING’s junior welterweight rankings, where the battle-worn veteran had been rated No. 5.read more
Brandon Rios re-established himself as a title contender with his vicious beating of Mike Alvarado on Saturday. Alvarado could be finished.read more
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!read more
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.read more
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