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Results & photos: Brandon Rios destroys Mike Alvarado in 3 rounds

Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios took care of business against "Mile High" Mike Alvarado Saturday night on HBO Boxing from Broomfield, Colorado. In the rubbermatch of their trilogy, Rios dominated and destroyed Alvarado, with the ringside doctor calling a halt to the action after three one-sided stanzas. The Alvarado vs. Rios 3 results seemed to showcase two important factors. First...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Rios Clubs Mike Alvarado Out Early

The first time, Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado declared war on each other, embracing the messy tenets of inside battle and letting the tea leaves dictate who won, and it was Rios. The second time, Alvarado climbed the walls in Las Vegas, just barely escaping ruin to out-distance the gritty brawler. And this time, whatever series of factors available added to up to Rios overwhelming...
Via Bloguin Best
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for January 24, 2015

All Times Eastern BobsledFIBT World Cup, St. Moritz, Switzerland Men’s 2-Man — Universal Sports, 4 p.m. (same day coverage) Women’s 2-Man — Universal Sports, 5 p.m. (same day coverage) BoxingBoxing After Dark, 1stBank Center, Broomfield, COWelterweights Mike Alvarado vs. Brandon Rios — HBO, 9:45 p.m. College Basketball Viewing Picks College Football2015 Senior Bowl, Ladd...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Saturday’s Viewing Picks

BobsledFIBT World Cup, St. Moritz, Switzerland Men’s 2-Man — Universal Sports, 4 p.m. (same day coverage) Women’s 2-Man — Universal Sports, 5 p.m. (same day coverage) BoxingBoxing After Dark, 1stBank Center, Broomfield, COWelterweights Mike Alvarado vs. Brandon Rios — HBO, 9:45 p.m. College Basketball Viewing Picks College Football2015 Senior Bowl, Ladd-Peebles Stadium...
Via Fang's Bites
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Alvarado vs. Brandon Rios 3 weigh-in results, photos & videos

Tomorrow night on HBO Boxing, Mike Alvarado faces Brandon Rios in the third chapter of their trilogy. The weigh-ins for the HBO card were held today in Broomfield, Colorado, and right here, you can find the complete weigh-in results, with photos and videos of the fighters as well. Take a look. Official Alvarado vs. Rios Weights Mike Alvarado: 146.5 lbs. Brandon Rios: 146...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photos/Officials Weights: Alvarado vs Rios ‘Rubber Match’

Photos Copyright Ed Mulholland/HBO Saturday’s HBO Boxing After Dark doubleheader telecast begins at 9:45 p.m. (ET/PT). The HBO telecast kicks off live from 1STBANK Center, located in the Denver suburb of Broomfield, CO., when light heavyweights Gilberto Ramirez and Maxim Vlasov square off for 10 rounds. The main event of the evening, a 12-round welterweight showdown, features...
Via BadCulture
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alvarado vs. Rios 3: HBO preview show full video & pre-fight quotes

It's fight week in Colorado, with the rubbermatch between Mike Alvarado and Brandon Rios taking place this Saturday night on HBO Boxing. That means that we have a whole bunch of good stuff for in the coming days on the Alvarado vs. Rios III match. Now, that includes the full video of HBO's preview show on the fight, Road to Alvarado-Rios 3,and some pre-fight quotables from the fighters...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

HBO Boxing preview: Alvarado vs. Rios III, Ramirez vs. Vlasov

HBO Boxing begins a new season with the final chapter in a heated rivalry when HBO Boxing After Dark: Mike Alvarado vs. Brandon Rios 3 an Gilberto Ramirez vs. Maxim Vlasov this Saturday, January 24th at 9:45pm, from 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colo. Alvarado and Rios own one victory apiece in a rivalry that would stand out in any era. Their previous encounters, in 2012 and 2013...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Rios: I might retire if I lose to Mike Alvarado

Brandon Rios has labelled his rubbermatch with Mike Alvarado a ‘do or die’ affair, admitting he may hang up his gloves if he loses. The all-action welterweights will meet for the third time this weekend, following two epic clashes in which they share a win apiece. “I am ready for anything Mike Alvarado brings to the table. I know all his tricks. He can't surprise me this time...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Boxing TV Schedule, Featuring Brandon Rios And Mike Alvarado

We’ve just come off an action packed week of boxing. Perhaps too action packed, judging by the photo of Deontay Wilder and Bermane Stiverne above (via @jungrojo). This week might throw up some competition, though, with proven action star Mike Alvarado and Brandon Rios set to do battle in the Mile High City. For that and more (well, one other fight) read on! Mike Alvarado Vs....
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

TQBR Radio 1/20: Rios Vs. Alvarado III Preview With Brin-Jonathan Butler

It’s true that boxing has a funny way of bonding two men who steal life from one another inside of a square ring, but even so, sometimes a pair of fighters compliment one another so well when the action begins, that the rest doesn’t matter. You’d think two fiery characters like Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado would clash and butt heads outside of the ring. And you’d be wrong...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Richar Abril vs. Derry Mathews now set for March 6th in Liverpool

Liverpool hero Derry Mathews has been handed a dream world title shot in his home city on Friday March 6th at the Echo Arena. Mathews will challenge Richar Abril for the crown alongside Paul Butler’s attempt to win the IBF Super Flyweight title from champion Zolani Tete on Frank Warren’s card also featuring Merseyside’s finest, including Liam Smith, Kevin Satchell and Jazza...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Alvarado's focus on upcoming fight vs. Rios, not legal trouble

  Boxer Mike Alvarado is taking things one fight at a time: First in a bout with Brandon Rios later this month and then with his latest legal entanglement. Alvarado ducked direct questions about his most recent run-in with the law after prosecutors formally charged him earlier this week with a weapons offense after police say they found a handgun in his vehicle. He insisted Wednesday...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Two Gallants

destiny noun – the events that will necessarily happen to a particular person or thing in the future. There is no question of their suitability for one another, of their dual commitment to a fighting ethos that has fallen out of fashion with large sections of modern fans: A shared rejection of tomorrow, a stand against due care that sits oddly lodged amidst the polish of...
Via Bloguin Best
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Alvarado & Brandon Rios media day photos & quotes

Just 10 days before they write the final chapter of their epic trilogy, Mike Alvarado and Brandon Rios met with the media today at a workout at Alvarado's Denver-based gym. Alvarado (34-3, 23 KOs) and Rios (32-2-1, 22 KOs), of Oxnard, Calif., who each own a victory in the series -- both of which were candidates for Fight of the Year in 2012 and 2013 -- discussed the upcoming Alvarado...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Alvarado's focus on upcoming fight, not legal trouble

DENVER (AP) Boxer Mike Alvarado is taking things one fight at a time: First in a bout with Brandon Rios later this month and then with his latest legal entanglement. Alvarado ducked direct questions about his most recent run-in with the law after prosecutors formally charged him earlier this week with a weapons offense after police say they found a handgun in his vehicle. He insisted...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxer Mike Alvarado officially charged for gun possession

DENVER -- Prosecutors have formally charged Denver boxer Mike Alvarado with a weapons offense after police say they found a handgun in his vehicle. The Denver district attorney's office said Monday that it has charged 34-year-old Alvarado with possessing a weapon as a previous offender. Police say they arrested him Jan. 3 after finding a handgun in the glove compartment of his Hummer...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxer Mike Alvarado charged with weapons offense

DENVER (AP) Prosecutors have formally charged Denver boxer Mike Alvarado with a weapons offense after police say they found a handgun in his vehicle. The Denver district attorney's office said Monday that it has charged 34-year-old Alvarado with possessing a weapon as a previous offender. Police say they arrested him Jan. 3 after finding a handgun in the glove compartment of his...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Rios’ Sits Down With HBO To Discuss Trilogy With Mike Alvarado

HBO has provided a training blog taken from an interview with Brandon Rios in advance of his third fight with Mike Alvarado on Jan. 24 at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado, near Alvarado’s hometown of Denver. Having split their prior bouts as junior welterweights, Rios (32-2-1, 23 knockouts) and Alvarado (34-3, 23 KOs) will contest their rubber match as welterweights...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Alvarado Arrested On Gun Charges

Mike Alvarado is trying to cost himself some money. The former junior welterweight title holder was arrested in his hometown of Denver early Saturday on an outstanding felony warrant and for possession of a handgun as a convicted felon. According to his promoter, Top Rank, the arrest is not expected to impact his upcoming fight with Brandon Rios on Jan. 24 in an HBO-televised main...
Via Thacover2
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Alvarado Arrested Ahead Of Rios Rematch

DENVER, CO – According to the Denver Post, former welterweight champion Mike Alvarado was arrested in Denver on Saturday on a felony warrant and suspicion of being a convicted felon in possession of a weapon The car Alvarado was traveling in, as a passenger, was stopped by police in the middle of the night during a routine traffic stop. At that time, the responding officer discovered...
Via BadCulture
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Alvarado Arrested Again, Fight With Brandon Rios Still On

In news that should surprise no one, arrest-prone welterweight Mike Alvarado has been arrested. The Denver native was booked on gun possession charges during a traffic stop, according to friend of the site David Greisman. It’s not great timing, as Alvarado is due to close out his trilogy with Brandon Rios in just three weeks. According to trainer Henry Delgado, the fight is...
Via Bloguin Best
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxer Mike Alvarado arrested after Denver police find gun

DENVER (AP) Denver police say they arrested boxer Mike Alvarado this weekend after finding a handgun in his vehicle's glove compartment. Police reports say the former champion from Denver was inside a Hummer that officers stopped early Saturday because it had expired license plates. Authorities say Alvarado appeared to be pushing something into the glove compartment and trying to...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Quick Jabs: The New (Unimproved) Nevada Commission Leadership; BWAA High Jinks; More

There’s pretty much nothing a kangaroo won’t punch. But if you’re looking for some serious boxing footage, try this 30 For 30 episode, “Robbed,” revisiting the intersection of lawless New York City and the controversial decision for Ali-Norton III; or try “Tapia,” airing on HBO. “Robbed” is nice but I wish it was more than 15 minutes long. “Tapia” works ...
Via Bloguin Best
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Alvarado vs. Rios III tickets on sale today

Nothing says "Seasons Beatings" like tickets to see former champions and co-stars of one this era's most intense rivalries -- Denver's "Mile High" Mike Alvarado vs. Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios of Oxnard, Calif. -- duke it out in the final chapter of their epic trilogy. Tickets to the Alvarado-Rios III event will go on sale just in time for the holiday gift giving season -- today, December...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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