Found March 30, 2013 on The Queensbury Rules:
PLAYERS: Brandon Rios
In the opening bout of the afternoon, Manuel Lopez improved his record to 2-0 (2 KO) by scoring a TKO in 2 rounds over awkward Las Vegas native Jason Tresvan. Lopez had to find a bit of a groove, as Tresvan's head movement and weird style posed a few issues. By the end of the1st round, however, Lopez found a way in and began hammering Tresvan to the body -- even through a near chest-high foul protecor. Lopez swarmed in round 2 and forced a stoppage when Tresvan fell into a corner, clearly rocked.

Alvarado wins rematch over Rios by decision

The action was much the same, but this time the result was different. Mike Alvarado boxed and punched his way to a narrow but unanimous 12-round decision Saturday night over Brandon Rios in the rematch of their slugfest from five months ago. Alvarado won by two points on two scorecards and one on the other to avenge his seventh-round loss to Rios in October. It wasn't as dramatic...

Alvarado wins rematch over Rios

Mike Alvarado and Brandon Rios had barely got done hitting each other when the talk of a third fight between the two eager warriors began. No reason not to do it again, the way these two like to go after it. The action Saturday night was much the same as their first fight, only this time the result was different. Alvarado boxed and punched his way to a narrow but unanimous 12-round...

Once is not enough as Rios and Alvarado meet again

They're doing it again because the money is good, and the fight should be even better. The last time Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado got in the ring together they stole the show, and this time they play starring roles. Two old-fashioned fighters not afraid to take a punch to land one of their own. Two warriors too proud to back off an inch. It's a fight fan's fight,...

Brandon Rios vs. Mike Alvarado: WWII All Over Again

2012 candidate for fight of the year is looking to be a replay of what boxing fans were able to witness last year, a straight up war. This fight has many people boxing fans and media alike dubbing it as “WWII”. If you missed the first fight, let me quickly bring you back up to speed. Every [...]

Mike Alvarado Avenges Loss to Brandon Rios in Impressive Fashion

Don’t make the same mistake twice. It is a simple concept, but hard to execute for a lot of people. I would imagine, while getting hit in the face multiple times, it is hard to remember that simple rule. Don’t make the same mistake twice. Mike Alvarado always knew how to beat Brandon Rios, but the difference between their first fight and the slugfest that took place last night...

Brandon Rios vs. Mike Alvarado: Watch Live Stream of HBO Boxing Online for Free; Preview

If you are a fan of the sport of boxing, chances are you have been looking forward to Saturday night’s HBO fight card for quite some time. On Saturday, you will see the long awaited rematch between Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado. The Fight card can be seen on HBO at 9:15 p.m.  ET. However, [...]

Brandon Rios vs. Mike Alvarado: WWII Ends with Mile High Victory

It took only 1:30 into round 1 for the shots of World War II to be fired. Brandon Rios unloading heavy artillery and having Mike Alvarado in trouble early staggering all over the ring, but Mike Alvarado would continue to fight back. Punch for punch these two soldiers were meant for war with each other. [...]

Mike Alvarado This Time Survives The War, Takes A Decision

LAS VEGAS--It is impossible to determine exactly how many years of their lives Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado have snatched from one another over the course of two fights, but just like the first time, it should be crystal clear that both men deserve equal shares of respect from fans and media alike.  When a fight becomes so good that you simply don't care about scoring...

Brandon Rios vs. Mike Alvarado weigh-in results, photos & video

On Friday afternoon in Las Vegas, the official weigh-ins were held for Saturday night's HBO Boxing card headlined by the rematch between Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado. Right here, you'll find the complete and official weights for the card, along with the Rios vs. Alvarado weigh-in photos, videos of the weigh-ins, and more. Take a look. Rios vs. Alvarado Weigh-in Photos ...

MMA Musings: The Lack of Riveting Rivalries in MMA

On Saturday night, two men entered a small ring in Nevada and beat the bejesus out of each other for a little over half an hour. That night Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado delivered the type of fight that old men reminisce fondly about with their kids on well-worn porches in hot summer days. It was a rematch that wasn’t entirely necessary. The first bout was not even a year removed...

Viewing Picks for March 30, 2013

All Times Eastern Arena Football Iowa Barnstormers at New Orleans VooDoo -- CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. Boxing Boxing After Dark, Las Vegas, NV Junior Welterweights: Brandon Rios vs. Mike Alvarado -- HBO, 10:15 p.m. Road to Donaire-Rigondeaux -- HBO, immediately following Boxing After Dark College Baseball Kansas State at Baylor -- Fox College Sports Central...

Brandon Rios vs. Mike Alvarado 2: Full Results

Full Results from Las Vegas, NV: Mike Alvarado def. Brandon Rios via UD (115-113,115-113,114-113) Terence Crawford def. Breidis Prescott via UD (99-91,97-93,100-90) Jose Ramirez def. Charle Dubray via KO in R1 (1:06) Miguel Berchelt def. Carlos Claudio via TKO in R1 (1:53) Michael Finney def. Osvaldo Rojas via KO in R5 (1:49) Brett Rather def. Juan Guajardo via UD (38-37) Juan Heraldez...

Brandon Rios vs. Mike Alvarado 2: Full weigh in highlights

Weights from Las Vegas Brandon Rios (140) vs. Mike Alvarado (140) Breidis Prescott (140) vs. Terence Crawford (139.5) Jose Ramirez (139.5) vs. Charle Dubray (138.5) Miguel Berchelt (131) vs. Carlos Claudio (131.5) Michael Finney (152.5) vs. Osvaldo Rojas (152) Juan Guajardo (210) vs. Brett Rather (240) Roberto Lopez (144) vs. Juan Heraldez (146) Manuel Lopez (142.5) vs. Jason Tresvan...

Louisville Women’s BBall Player Punches Man in Kevin Durant’s Entourage (Video)

This is hilarious. The Louisville women’s basketball team pulled off one of the biggest upset in Women’s College Basketball history, by beating Baylor (Baylor was 24 point favorite and U of L were a 75-1 underdog). Think about the 2013 Kentucky Derby favorites and if there was a 75-1 horse when you were betting on Kentucky Derby 2013 . If you made that bet, people would laugh...
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