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Breaking down Brandon Rios vs. Mike Alvarado

The Hook Boxing Show is back and we're covering Deontay Wilder vs Bermane Stiverne and Brandon Rios vs Mike Alvarado. The post The Hook: Breaking Down Brandon Rios Vs. Mike Alvarado Plus What’s Next appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

TQBR Radio 1/27: Brandon Rios Vs. Mike Alvarado III Recap With Eric Raskin

In boxing, even sure things aren’t sure things. The idea that Brandon Rios’ bludgeoning style would match well again with Alvarado’s boxer-puncher (with emphasis on the puncher) style for a third time was a certainty. And maybe it would have, if not for Alvarado’s tendency to err on the side of erring, but the Denver fighter is an open book, and that book is probably headed...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Where does Brandon Rios go from here?

Brandon Rios closed out his rubber match with Mike Alvarado in spectacular form, showing that he's still got plenty left to offer boxing fans. The post Bam Bam Rises Again: Brandon Rios Shuts Down Mike Alvarado With 3rd-Round KO appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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January 25, 2015  |  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...
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January 25, 2015  |  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...
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January 24, 2015  |  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
January 23, 2015  |  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...
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January 21, 2015  |  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...
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January 21, 2015  |  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...
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January 21, 2015  |  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....
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January 20, 2015  |  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...
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January 19, 2015  |  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...
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January 06, 2015  |  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...
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January 05, 2015  |  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...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Take 3, Alvarado vs Rios In Play For January 24th

TAKE THREE! MIKE ALVARADO  VS.  BRANDON RIOS 3 WBO INTERNATIONAL WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP  Saturday, January 24, at Denver Area’s 1STBANK Center Live on HBO® A Knockout Holiday Gift — Tickets Go On Sale This Friday!  December at 10 A.M. MT DENVER (December 9, 2014) — Former world champions and co-stars of one this era’s most intense and exciting boxing rivalries —...
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December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos & quotes: Alvarado vs. Rios III presser

Co-stars of one this era's most intense and exciting boxing rivalries -- Denver's "Mile High" Mike Alvarado and Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios of Oxnard, Calif. -- announced the final chapter of their epic trilogy at a Denver press conference today. Boasting a combined record of 66-5-1 (45 KOs) -- a winning percentage of 92% and a victory by knockout ratio of 68% -- each warrior owns a victory...
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December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Did referee Vic Drakulich screw up the Brandon Rios vs. Diego Chaves fight?

Examining the Controversial Refereeing & Stoppage of Rios vs. Chaves: In boxing, there are almost no absolutes. In the eyes of many, referee Vic Drakulich spoiled the welterweight showdown between Brandon Rios and Diego Chaves by overly injecting himself into the action. Let’s take a look at the facts and explore some different ideas, as we try to make sense of what took place...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

TQBR Radio 8/5: Brandon Rios Vs. Diego Chaves Recap With Corey Erdman

The location pictured is potentially where boxing officials obtain their licenses, attend upper level certification meetings, shower, shave, and gather to plot the eventual demise of the sport (via). Coincidentally, that “Shady Characters” picture just barely beat out a photo of referee Vic Drakulich being creepy as the featured image for this article. Who would’ve thought...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

TQBR Radio 8/5: Brandon Rios Vs. Diego Chaves Recap With Corey Erdman

The location pictured is potentially where boxing officials obtain their licenses, attend upper level certification meetings, shower, shave, and gather to plot the eventual demise of the sport (via). Coincidentally, that “Shady Characters” picture just barely beat out a photo of referee Vic Drakulich being creepy as the featured image for this article. Who would’ve thought...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

HBO Boxing aftermath: Photos, videos & more on Rios’ controversial TKO win and Kovalev’s latest Krushing performance

This weekend on HBO, a two-city, three-fight card was aired on the network, headlined by Brandon Rios taking on Diego Chaves and Sergey Kovalev facing Blake Caparello. Rios earned a controversial DQ victory in an ugly, foul-filled affair, and Kovalev kept his Krushing streak alive, and is now ready to move onto bigger and better things. Here, we have much more for you all of the...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rios awarded victory after Chaves DQ’d in Round 9

Photo: Mick Akers, Fight Hub TV In a bout that was looked forward to for its potential for high action, the referee spoiled the bout overall, ending what was a close fight, one round shy of its finale. Brandon Rios and Diego Chaves were in the midst of a rough and physical bout with just one round left in the scheduled 10-round affair, when referee Vic Drakulich put a halt to the...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rios Vs. Chaves Results: Brandon Rios Wins By Controversial Disqualification

Referee Vic Drakulich got all up in the business of Brandon Rios and Diego Chaves Saturday night on HBO, deducting points from both men, then ultimately disqualifying Chaves in a bunk call. It was, to be fair, a fight with plenty of fouls. Chaves held a lot. Rios head butted a lot. There was some punching on the break, some rabbit punching, there was a rake of the forearm across...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rios Vs. Chaves Results: Brandon Rios Wins By Controversial Disqualification

Referee Vic Drakulich got all up in the business of Brandon Rios and Diego Chaves Saturday night on HBO, deducting points from both men, then ultimately disqualifying Chaves in a bunk call. It was, to be fair, a fight with plenty of fouls. Chaves held a lot. Rios head butted a lot. There was some punching on the break, some rabbit punching, there was a rake of the forearm across...
Via Bloguin Best
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Rios vs. Diego Chaves- Full weigh in & face off video

Both Brandon Rios and Diego Chaves stepped foot onto the scales today in Las Vegas at the Cosmopolitan. Rios weighed in at 147lbs while his opponent weigh in a 148 lbs. The two fight tomorrow night on HBO. See the full undercard weights below as well as the full weigh in video! Full weights from Las Vegas: Brandon Rios 147 vs. Diego Chaves 148 (C)Jessie Vargas 140 vs. Anton Novikov...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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