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  1. Rios-Alvarado III could happen Dec. 20

    Dan Rafael

    Mike Alvarado and Brandon Rios have split two epic fights, both scorching thrillers and fight of the year candidates. In October 2012, Rios stopped Alvarado in the seventh round and Alvarado exacted revenge in March 2013 by winning a decision (and...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  2. Rios-Alvarado III possible

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: • Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado are 1-1 in their two hellacious fight of the year contenders. A rubber match to settle the score is a must, and Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told ESPN.com that he hopes t...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  3. Provodnikov and Andrade looking for fights

    Dan Rafael

    Promoter Artie Pelullo has two significant fighters worthy of HBO's airtime and support, all-action former junior welterweight titlist Ruslan Provodnikov and unbeaten junior middleweight titleholder Demetrius Andrade, a former U.S. Olympian and poten...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  4. Katsidis eyes bigger fights

    Dan Rafael

    Australia's Michael Katsidis, whose action fights over the past several years are the stuff of legend, has won two fights this year in a comeback from a two-year retirement. Although Katsidis won both fights handily, scoring a third-round knockout...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  5. Scorecard: Kovalev wins, sets up fight with Hopkins

    Dan Rafael

    A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world:...

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2014
  6. Chaves expects war against Rios

    Dan Rafael

    Diego Chaves, who faces Brandon Rios in a 10-round welterweight bout on Saturday night at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, had a difficult time just making it to the United States, which is to say nothing of how rough the fight could be. Chaves' vis...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  7. Brandon Rios brings "warrior" mentality to Diego Chaves fight

    Dan Rafael

    Brandon Rios is looking to get his mojo back, which might not be so easy, considering his opponent. For a guy who has lost two bouts in a row and hasn't fought for eight months, the former lightweight titlist is in tough against dangerous former in...

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2014
  8. Diego Chaves secures visa, will be able to fight Brandon Rios

    Dan Rafael

    After some anxious days with the fight in jeopardy, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said Wednesday that Diego Chaves' visa had finally been taken care of and that he was expected in Las Vegas on Thursday for his fight with Brandon Rios.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2014
  9. Rios: 'I am far from being finished'

    Dan Rafael

    Former lightweight titlist Brandon Rios has lost two fights in a row: a close decision to Mike Alvarado in their interim junior welterweight rematch, a 2013 fight of the year candidate, followed by a one-sided pasting by Manny Pacquiao in a welterwei...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  10. Brandon Rios to return to ring Aug. 2 against Diego Chaves

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight Brandon Rios, having served a five-month suspension after testing positive for a banned substance after his last fight, will return to action on Aug. 2, promoter Top Rank announced on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2014
  11. News & notes: Rios, Glazkov, more

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: • The Brandon Rios-Diego Chaves welterweight fight on Aug. 2 (HBO) now has a site: The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. • Former super middleweight titleholder Robert Stieglitz (46-4, 26 KOs) ...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  12. Kovalev-Caparello in the works

    Dan Rafael

    Light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev's return, which is ticketed for Aug. 2 at the Revel casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, as part of an HBO-televised split-site tripleheader, probably will come against Australia's Blake Caparello. Russia's...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  13. Rios, Kovalev returns in works

    Dan Rafael

    Former lightweight titlist Brandon Rios is penciled in for his ring return on Aug. 2 on HBO's "Boxing After Dark." Rios, who will fight at welterweight, likely will face former interim titlist Diego Chaves of Argentina on a card that will take pla...

    Blog | May 24, 2014
  14. Kimmel reunion set for PacMan

    Dan Rafael

    Last year, Manny Pacquiao only fought once, his November wipeout of Brandon Rios. But that fight took place in Macau, China and it meant for the first time since 2009 that Pacquiao did not pay his traditional pre-fight visit to Jimmy Kimmel to appear...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  15. Alvarado: 'Im a Marquez fan'

    Dan Rafael

    Forgive former junior welterweight titlist Mike Alvarado if he was perhaps a little bit in awe Wednesday when he came face to face with Mexican star and former four-division titleholder Juan Manuel Marquez at the news conference to kick off the promo...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  16. HBO calls off April 26 plans

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: • HBO had planned to have a boxing card April 26 but now will go dark. The initial plan was for a card at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York headlined by middleweight titlist Gennady Golo...

    Blog | March 13, 2014