Found April 02, 2013 on The Queensbury Rules:
So that’s his secret. (via) The meat on the menu this past weekend for the fearsome middleweight puncher was Nobuhiro Ishida, and while Gennady Golovkin beating him was no more surprising than his choice of favorite meal, it was at least somewhat surprising that Golovkin was able to stop Ishida given how sturdy he’s been in the past. It was some shot, too. We’ll have more on the card Golovkin headlined in this edition of Weekend Afterthoughts, but mostly we’ll be talking about the Mike Alvarado-Brandon Rios II awesomeness.   How good was Alvarado-Rios II? We all saw it with our own eyes, and Patrick Connor provided a sterling account here. It is, at minimum, a sure-fire Fight of the Year finalist, alongside Timothy Bradley-Ruslan Provodnikov. Round 2 is a Round of the Year candidate. Here’s where my not watching it live hurts its standing with me, a little: I lean toward liking Bradley-Provodnikov a bit more for 2013, and preferring Rios-Alvarado I last ye...
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