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

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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31
Mar

Photo gallery: Rios vs. Alvarado II

Images from the all-action rematch between Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado on March 30 in Las Vegas. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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29
Mar

Crawford eager to shine as late replacement

Some might think Terence Crawford bit off too much, too early in accepting a late-replacement slot opposite hard-punching Breidis Prescott, but the undefeated Nebraskan says he felt no hesitation.

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28
Mar

Photo gallery: Rios-Alvarado II final press conference

Final press conference before this Saturday’s rematch between Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios and Mike Alvarado in Las Vegas, which will be broadcast on HBO.

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28
Mar

Photo gallery: Rios-Alvarado II media day

Mike Alvarado and Brandon Rios were both on hand at the Top Rank Gym in Las Vegas to promote the March 30 rematch of the all-out war they fought last year, with Rios winning by seventh-round TKO.

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26
Mar

Young prospects round out Rios-Alvarado untelevised card

Undefeated prospects Michael Finney, Miguel Berchelt, Tramaine Williams, Juan Heraldez, and Jose Carlos Ramirez, among others, will in action on the non-televised undercard of the Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado rematch on Saturday in Las Vegas.

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