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  1. 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
  2. Mike Alvarado turns the tables on Brandon Rios in a thrilling rem...

    Dan Rafael

    Mike Alvarado stuck to his game plan in his rematch with Brandon Rios, boxing more but still often trading in thrilling fashion to take a close decision Saturday in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2013
  3. More motivation for Rios, Alvarado

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado both love to fight and love to win. Nobody needs to light a fire under them when the bell rings. But a little extra motivation never hurt anyone, which is what both men have going into Saturday's much-an...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  4. Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado II: 'It is never too soon'

    Dan Rafael

    With the violent majesty of their first fight still fresh in our minds, Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado don't need to sell Saturday's rematch. Fans, as well as the fighters themselves, can hardly wait.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2013
  5. Rios, Alvarado are fight fans, too

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweights Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado know a thing or two about action fights. Both have been in their share of brawls, including their sensational bout against each other in October. It was a grueling slugfest that Rios won by seven...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  6. Rios-Alvarado II tix information

    Dan Rafael

    The October junior welterweight brawl between Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado was one of the two best fights of 2011 (along with Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez IV). The atmosphere at the Home Depot Center was electric as the crowd of 7,665 fans ch...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  7. Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado rematch scheduled for March 30 in Las ...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweights Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios and Mike Alvarado will fight on March 30 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas and headline an HBO broadcast, Bob Arum said.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2013
  8. Rios-Alvarado II under discussion

    Dan Rafael

    Brandon Rios sat ringside in Las Vegas two weeks ago to watch Manny Pacquiao's fourth meeting with Juan Manuel Marquez knowing full well that he was the first option for the winner to fight next, especially if Pacquiao had won. Well, we all know w...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  9. HBO to re-air best bouts of 2012

    Dan Rafael

    HBO had an excellent year when it came to big fights delivering drama and action and, as it usually does, fight fans can enjoy replays of those top bouts as part of HBO's year-end "Boxing's Best" series. Beginning on Tuesday -- Christmas Day -- HB...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  10. Could Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado bout be an all-time brawl?

    Dan Rafael

    Universal agreement is a rare thing in boxing, but no one thinks Saturday's Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado fight in Carson, Calif., will be boring. In fact, most believe it has the potential to be an all-time brawl.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2012
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 2013 ESPN fight of the year: Timothy Bradley-Ruslan Provodnikov

    Dan Rafael

    The slugfest contest between welterweight titlist Timothy Bradley Jr. and top contender Ruslan Provodnikov last march, is ESPN's 2013 fight of the year.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2014
  14. Ruslan Provodnikov stops Mike Alvarado; wins title

    Dan Rafael

    Ruslan Provodnikov outslugged and broke the will of junior welterweight titlist and hometown fighter Mike Alvarado on Saturday night in Broomfield, Colo.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2013
  15. Mike Alvarado-Ruslan Provodnikov gives FOY race a can't-miss cont...

    Dan Rafael

    If ever there has been a can't-miss action battle and shoo-in fight of the year contender, it is Mike Alvarado's hometown defense of his junior welterweight title against Ruslan Provodnikov in Denver on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2013
  16. Darren Barker guts out split decision over Daniel Geale for middl...

    Dan Rafael

    Darren Barker overcame an early deficit and a withering sixth-round knockdown to grit out a split-decision win over Daniel Geale and earn a middleweight title.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2013