LAS VEGAS, NEV. (March 28, 2013) — Undefeated former world lightweight champion BRANDON “Bam Bam” RIOS (31-0, 22 KOs), of Oxnard, Calif., and top-rated contender “Mile High” MIKE ALVARADO (33-1, 23 KOs), of Denver, will hold their Official Weigh-In Tomorrow! Friday, March 29, in the Mandalay Bay Events Center East. Fighters will report at 2:00 p.m. PT with the weigh-in beginning at 3:00 p.m. PT. The main event fighters will step on the scale at exactly 3:15 p.m.
The Weigh-In is open to the public. Doors to the Mandalay Bay Events Center will open at 2:00 p.m. PT.
Rios-Alvarado II, a rematch of their 2012 Fight of the Year-nominated fight and one of the greatest fights of the 21st Century, will take place, This Saturday! March 30, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nev. The 12-round World Boxing Organization (WBO) interim junior welterweight championship rumble will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark®, beginning at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT. The telecast will open with undefeated TERENCE CRAWFORD (19-0, 15 KOs), of Omaha, Neb., world-rated No. 11 by the International Boxing Federation (IBF), in a 10-round junior welterweight rumble with battle-tested veteran BREIDIS PRESCOTT (26-4, 20 KOs), a native of Colombia, now fighting out of Miami, Fla. Former U.S. Olympian and future boxing superstar JOSE RAMÍREZ (1-0, 1 KO), from Avenal, Calif., will be featured on the undercard