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Rios-Alvarado 3 draws 1.315 million viewers on HBO

By Dan Ambrose: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has got to be pretty happy right now with the news that his Top Rank card from last Saturday night bringing in good rating on HBO despite the fact the main event […]

Rios will now get the biggest possible fights, says Bob Arum

By Dan Ambrose: After beating up and stopping a totally lost looking Mike Alvarado (34-4, 23 KOs) last night in three rounds, Brandon Rios (33-2-1, 24 KOs) is about to be setup with nothing but big fights […]

Rios would have given Pacquiao hell last night, says Robert Garcia

By Dan Ambrose: Robert Garcia, the trainer for #4 WBO welterweight contender Brandon Rios (33-2-1, 24 KOs), thinks with the way that the 28-year-old Rios fought last night in beating Mike Alvarado (34-4, […]

Rios is reborn, Alvarado is dead and buried

By Robbie Bannatyne: In the immediate build up to their 3rd fight there was a groundswell of public opinion that Brandon Rios would prevail against Mike Alvarado. This was in spite of the fact that ‘Mile […]

Rios wants Victor Ortiz or Provodnikov next

By Dan Ambrose: Brandon Rios (33-2-1, 24 KOs) wasn’t setting the bar very high tonight when interviewed after his 3rd round total blowout win over his nemesis Mike Alvarado (34-4, 23 KOs) in a fight […]

Alvarado: I wasn’t prepared, I’ll be back!

By Jim Dower: Former WBO light welterweight champion Mike Alvarado (34-3, 23 KOs) had a weak excuse for losing to Brandon Rios (33-2-1, 24 KOs) in a 3rd round TKO defeat on Saturday night after Alvarado […]

Rios destroys Alvarado; Ramirez beats Vlasov, looks poor

By Dan Ambrose: #4 WBO Brandon Rios (33-2-1, 24 KOs) may not be good enough to beat the best welterweights in the division, but he proved tonight he can beat what appeared to be a totally shot and out […]

Alvarado to box Rios tonight

By Dan Ambrose: Mike Alvarado (34-3, 23 KOs) isn’t going to fight Brandon Rios’ style tonight in their third fight together. Instead, Alvarado plans on sticking with the same game that he used to box […]

Win or Bust for Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado

By Robbie Bannatyne: As the  proposed mega fight between Floyd Mayweather Jnr and Manny Pacquiao oscillates from ‘done deal’ to ‘dead and buried’, fed up fans of the sport just want to watch […]

Purses: Rios $850K, Alvarado $785K

(Photo credit: Copyright Ed Mulholland/HBO) By Dan Ambrose: While many boxing fans believe that Brandon Rios (32-2-, 23 KOs) and Mike Alvarado (34-3, 23 KOs) are two welterweights that are past their prime […]

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