Nov. 8, 2013 – Leading up to the highly anticipated welterweight showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios — set for Saturday, November 23 and presented live by HBO Pay-Per-View® — HBO Sports will present the exclusive replay of two action-packed fights that underscore the intensity and skill of the two competitors.… Read Article
The blockbuster rematch between Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado will be broadcast LIVE and exclusive in the UK on the Channel of Champions BoxNation (Sky.Ch 437/Virgin Ch. 546) on Sunday morning.
Former WBA World Lightweight Champion Rios and top-rated challenger Alvarado fought in one of the most exciting and brutal fights of 2012 that saw the gladiators go toe-to-toe before Rios wore down Alvarado in the seventh round.… Read Article
Brandon Rios and Mike Avarado will be going to war on Saturday night in a fight for the interim WBO light welterweight title on HBO at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The winner of the Rios vs. Alvarado fight will be in line to eventually challenge for the WBO full 140 pound title, which is held at this time by WBO champion Juan Manuel Marquez.
For Rios, it’s important that … Read Article
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO), by president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, announced today the referee and judges who will work this Saturday, March 30, in the interim world title bout between junior welters Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios and Mike “Mile High” Alvarado at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, in a Top Rank presentation.… Read Article
FRED STERNBURG: When Ernie Banks said “Let’s Play Two” he had to be thinking about the Brandon “Bam-Bam” Rios and Mike “Mile High” Alvarado Interim World Championship rematch coming up on March 30 at Mandalay Bay Live on HBO. Last year’s fight many thought was the Fight-of-the-Year and they are expecting the same.
BOB ARUM: Coming off the great fight we had last week with Timothy Bradley and Ruslan Provodnikov we are looking at really … Read Article
By Kevin Chittenden: Negotiations between WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado are reportedly moving slowly for their March 30th rematch that Top Rank promoter Bob Arum wants. According to RingTV, the two haven’t agreed on the money split for the fight and that’s causing the negotiations to slow. Rios says he’d like to face one of the following fighters instead: Lucas Matthysse, Danny Garcia, Tim Bradley or Amir Khan. … Read Article
By Jeff Sorby: Former WBA World lightweight champion Brandon Rios (31-0, 23 KO’s) is being talked about fighting Mike Alvarado again in a rematch on March 30th. Top Rank promoter Bob Arum believes boxing fans are craving for this fight, so he plans on putting them back together.… Read Article
By Reni M. Valenzuela: How can you not fall for boxing as a Sweet Science after having just watched the classic Rios-Alvarado yesterday?
The fight was truly classic in the sense that it lasted only seven rounds but there was more than enough action the fans needed to see to be awed and spellbound. Much unlike the hide-and-seek Halloween baccarat in the main card, Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado pursued each other for a non-stop … Read Article
By Joseph Herron: Too often in boxing, heavily publicized events fail to live up to expectation and fall short of the preceding media hype. In this era of safety first fighters and early stoppages, it’s hard to guarantee a sure fire winner.
But when the match-up of Brandon Rios versus Mike Alvarado was initially announced by Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum and company several months ago, most fight fans and media members knew that … Read Article
Blog Talk Radio’s, “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap” is proud to present a special “Bam Bam/Mile High” edition tonight at 9:00 PM EST.
Pugilist KOrner link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/wcsteelerfan/2012/10/15/tha-weekend-wrap
Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506
On tonight’s broadcast, we will be reviewing all of the great action witnessed last night on HBO Boxing After Dark, as well as the fight action on Friday night between Adonis Stevenson and Donovan George.
During the 2nd half hour, “The Pugilist KOrner” … Read Article