Middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin could soon defend his WBO title against promotional stablemate Danny Jacobs.
Mike Alvarado's manager has "faith" that his fighter will face Ruslan Provodnikov.
Mike Alvarado's manager has "faith" that his fighter will face Ruslan Provodnikov.
Freddie Roach said a knockout loss to Brandon Rios would spell retirement for Manny Pacquiao: "If that happens, it will be the end." Pacquiao faces Rios in a welterweight bout on Nov. 23 in Macau.
Ruslan Provodnikov: "Mike Alvarado and I will fight a toe-to-toe war. We're both brawlers. We will go at each other until it's over."
Manny Pacquiao's advisor, Michael Koncz, responded to Brandon Rios' recent aggressive statements by saying, "I hope that he tries to do what he's saying that he's going to do, and that way, the fans will get their money's worth."
Brandon Rios vows "it's out with the old, and in with the new" for his fight with Manny Pacquiao, adding, "...he's going to leave himself open and I'm going to catch his ass, and when I catch his ass, he's going to go down."
Mike Alvarado has made public his reasons for not yet accepting a proposed Oct. 19 clash with Ruslan Provodnikov.
Mike Alvarado and Ruslan Provodnikov could meet in Denver to fight for the WBO's junior welterweight belt on Oct. 19.
Having already named all of his four children after boxers, Brandon Rios plans to do the same with his fifth, whose arrival he expects before his November clash with Manny Pacquiao.
Undefeated featherweight contender Javier Fortuna and former welterweight beltholder Kermit Cintron will highlight an Aug. 2 card in Miami, Ok., in separate bouts.
Josesito Lopez will try to rein in his urge to slug it out with heavy hitter Marcos Maidana when the two gutsy welterweights clash in a Showtime-televised main event on Saturday at Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.
Denver-based junior welterweight Mike Alvarado, who gained revenge over Brandon Rios with a unanimous decision victory in March, could return in October for a hometown fight on HBO.
Manny Pacquiao says random drug testing is "really important" for his upcoming bout with Brandon Rios "because, you never know, some fighters use drugs."
Unbeaten Philadelphia-based heavyweight prospect Bryant Jennings, who meets hammer-fisted Andrey Fedosov on June 14, had to rise from a second-round knockdown during his fifth-round stoppage win over Bowie Tupou in December.
Freddie Roach will gauge Manny Pacquiao's future based on his performance against Brandon Rios: "If he performs well in this fight, then he'll go on. If he doesn't, then it will be over."
Manny Pacquiao will try to end a two-bout losing streak against 140-pound contender Brandon Rios, who will make his 147-pound debut against the Filipino hero on Nov. 23 in Macau in China, according to Pacquiao's promoter and advisor.
Once-beaten Argentine welterweight Luis Carlos Abregu, who has scored knockouts in five straight fights since falling to Tim Bradley by unanimous decision in July of 2010, has signed a promotional deal with Top Rank.
Saturday's RING junior middleweight championship clash of unbeatens Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Austin Trout is another bout that is too close to call during what is shaping up as a year of upsets.
Andre Ward called Guillermo Rigondeaux "a sharpshooter" against Nonito Donaire, adding, "this is the best I've ever seen him look." Of the criticisms of Rigondeaux's strategy, Tim Bradley said, "If you want to see blood and guts, and you want to see warrior-type of fights, then you should definitely hit MMA."
In accepting his award for Fighter of the Year, an emotional Nonito Donaire spoke of coming a long way since being the "small, frail, asthmatic little boy" of his childhood.
RING junior featherweight champ Nonito Donaire on clash with Guillermo Rigondeaux on Saturday: "When it comes down to the title fights, we're both aggressive and we can both be offensive guys."
Junior middleweight contender Carlos Molina could challenge IBF beltholder Ishe Smith in July, according to his promoter, Leon Margules.
Showtime's one-hour documentary 30 days in May gives a glimpse of Floyd Mayweather's 87-day jail stay in the Clark County Detention Center last year in advance of his May 4 showdown with Robert Guerrero. The show airs tonight at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Mike Alvarado moved up two spots in THE RING’s 140-pound rankings with his stirring decision victory over fellow contender Brandon Rios. Tony Bellew moved up one spot after battling fellow light heavyweight contender Isaac Chilemba to a draw.
Mike Alvarado's unanimous-decision win in his rematch with Brandon Rios drew 1.2 million viewers on HBO, according to the network.
Four-division beltholder Juan Manuel Marquez was ringside for Saturday night's victory by Mike Alvarado over Brandon Rios, as was WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley.
Read on for a ton of fan feeback on Mike Alvarado’s stirring rematch victory over Brandon Rios, plus questions on what’s next for both fighters, Gennady Golovkin, the red-hot 140- and 147-pound divisions and more, in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Rich Marotta speaking before Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado II: "I'm sure the overwhelming consensus will be Rios. However, I will be a contrarian. I think Mike Alvarado is being sold short."
RING super middleweight champ Andre Ward broke down Mike Alvarado's thrilling rematch victory over Brandon Rios for RingTV.com. Ward also talked about his return to the ring and potential fights with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Gennady Golovkin.
Images from the all-action rematch between Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado on March 30 in Las Vegas. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Mike Alvarado narrowly outpointed Brandon Rios in a thrilling 12-round rematch slugfest on Saturday in Las Veags. Alvarado, who mixed in the right amount of boxing with his power shots, won by socres of 115-113 (twice) and 114-113. A full ringside report will be posted shortly.
An amped-up Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado at the scales before their rematch this Saturday in Las Vegas. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
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.
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.
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.
Unbeaten super middleweight contender Edwin Rodriguez will face Ezequiel Osvaldo Maderna as part of Saturday night's Monte Carlo Million Dollar Super Four tournament.
Although Brandon Rios became the first man to stop Mike Alvarado in October's bloody Fight-of-The-Year-caliber clash of unbeaten junior welterweights, ex-beltholder Kendall Holt believes that Alvarado can exact revenge on Saturday night.
Brandon Rios answers fans' questions about his rematch with Mike Alvarado, dream fights with Juan Manuel Marquez and Manny Pacquiao, a mythical matchup vs. Julio Cesar Chavez, and his beef with Adrien Broner in this episode of REAL TALK.
Brandon Rios became the first man to stop Mike Alvarado, doing so in the first round of their clash of unbeaten junior welterweights in October.
Manny Pacquiao according to the Manila Standard: "I never avoid anyone. I don’t choose easy fights. I will fight anybody, anytime, anywhere."
Austin Trout: "Team Fight to Walk is very important to me. The statistics about number of everyday people and US troops impacted by Spinal Cord Injuries are scary."
RING junior featherweight champion Nonito Donaire takes on unbeaten WBA counterpart Guillermo Rigondeaux on April 13.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday voted 3-2 to suspend and fine lightweight prospect Mickey Bey, of Cleveland, for having tested positive for high levels of testosterone.
Junior welterweight Brandon Rios will attempt to repeat his seventh-round stoppage victory over Mike Alvarado on March 30.
Brandon Rios says fans will get another war with his anticipated HBO-televised rematch with Mike Alvarado on March 30. Rios, who stopped Alvarado in their first bout, says he'll score another KO. Trainer Robert Garcia says Rios trained harder for the rematch than he did for the first bout.
Tim Bradley rose from a 12th-round knockdown to defeat Ruslan Provodnikov by unanimous decision on Saturday. The HBO-televised fight delivered strong ratings along with intense action and drama.
Brandon Rios working out at Fortune Gym in Hollywood in preparation for his March 30 rematch against all-action opponent Mike Alvarado.
HBO's Ken Hershman has severed ties with Golden Boy "to focus our efforts and resources on those strategic relationships where we better share common goals and business philosophies."
Former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson will be profiled on HBO Real Sports, which debuts on March 19.
Road to Rios/Alvarado II, a new special examining the upcoming junior welterweight rematch between Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado, will premiere on HBO Saturday, March 16 at 12:15 a.m. ET/PT or immediately following World Championship Boxing.
An upcoming episode of RingTV.com's new video series REAL TALK, which gives fight fans an opportunity to ask their favorite boxers questions, will feature junior welterweight contender Brandon Rios. Get your questions to Dominic Verdin at email@example.com now!
Golden Boy Promotions has big plans for Adrien Broner's next fight, which could be a 135-pound unificiation bout with Ricky Burns or a jump to welterweight to face Paulie Malignaggi, but the unbeaten WBC lightweight beltholder won't discuss his potential opponents.
Juan Manuel Marquez will consider a fifth fight with Manny Pacquiao, and if not, the Mexican legend will look at bouts against unbeaten boxers Tim Bradley or Brandon Rios, according to Bob Arum.
IBF beltholder Lamont Peterson on Kendall Holt: "At the end of the day...I don't think that he will be able to bite down like I'm going to be able to."
Unbeaten junior welterweight Brandon Rios will face fellow top-10 contender Mike Alvarado in a March 30 rematch of their bloody brawl that ended with Rios winning a seventh-round stoppage last October.
Lamont Peterson: "A victory over Kendall Holt will help me to close that door so that we don't have to talk about no drugs or steroids or testosterone or anything like that anymore."
RING No. 1-rated junior welterweight Lucas Matthysse will be after his fifth straight knockout win against Mike Dallas on Jan. 26.
Light heavyweight Gabriel Campillo will have been out of the ring for nearly a year when he meets Sergey Kovalev on Saturday night.
Sugar Ray Leonard on Adrien Broner: "I've been watching this kid, man, and this kid, man, he's a talent. That kid has it. He's one of those rare fighters that has the entire package. He has everything."
Unbeaten junior welterweight Brandon Rios would love to face Mike Alvarado, Danny Garcia or Lucas Matthysse, among others, and laments the rift between his promoter Top Rank and rival Golden Boy.
Tim Bradley-Lamont Peterson II and the anticipated Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado rematch could be in the works for March, according to Top Rank CEO Bob Arum.
Junior welterweights Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado could fight again in March.
Juan Manuel Marquez's sixth-round knockout of Manny Pacquiao will be among "Boxing's Best" on HBO, a series comprised of seven major showdowns to be featured over five days beginning on Christmas.
Brandon Rios: "I just want to prove everybody wrong and to show everybody that when I make my weight, and I'm where I'm supposed to be at, there's no stopping me."
Unbeaten junior welterweight Brandon Rios is an ambassador for the non-profit organization, Padres Contra El Cancer, or, Parents Against Cancer.
Miguel Vazquez, who opens the HBO Boxing After Dark broadcast against Marvin Quintero on Saturday, knows he is not well known among American fans but the IBF lightweight titleholder hopes a good showing will lead to higher-profile fights.
Unbeaten junior welterweight contender Brandon Rios believes he can do to Manny Pacquiao what he did to Mike Alvarado -- score a knockout.
Micky Ward on referee Pat Russell's stoppage of Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado: "You'd rather be a punch too early than a punch too late, so I think that the referee did a good job of stopping it."
Images from Brandon Rios' seventh round stoppage of Mike Alvarado in a fight that met all expectations for action.
Brandon Rios on facing either Manny Pacquiao or Juan Manuel Marquez: "You see what happened to Mike Alvarado? I think I could do the same thing to them to too."
Brandon Rios made weight for Saturday's matchup with Mike Alvarado and everyone is relieved that the fight will proceed as planned, but what about that "elbow injury" back in July?
Photos of Nonito Donaire, Toshiaki Nishioka, Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado on the scales ahead of Saturday's card at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.
RingTV.com readers are evenly split on how they believe Saturday's anticipated junior welterweight showdown between Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado will turn out, according to a poll by the website. Most think the fight will with a knockout.
Everyone is anticipating violence in the junior welterweight clash between Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado. As far as who wins, RingTV.com sought the opinions of several boxing insiders.
Fans share their thoughts and questions about the upcoming Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado showdown, this past Saturday's Yoshihiro Kamegai-Jorge Silva fight, mythical eight-man tournaments and more in this week's Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
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Middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin could make a defense against Curtis Stevens on Nov. 2.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer wants to match Keith Thurman and Robert Guerrero.
Did a private dinner hosted by HBO Sports snub 122-pound champ Guillermo Rigondeaux, who fought on the network in April?
Mike Alvarado and Ruslan Provodnikov may be shooting HBO's Face Off
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