Mike Alvarado

Mike Alvarado (L) falls to his knees against Brandon Rios during a WBO International Welterweight Title fight at First Bank Center on January 24, 2015 in Broomfield, Colorado. Rios won by TKO at the start of the fourth round. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

‘Mile High Mike’ Alvarado Sees 2 Fingers As 4, Loses In TKO To Rios

Denver boxer Mike Alvarado lost Saturday night’s fight against Brandon Rios at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield.

01/25/2015

Mike Alvarado (credit: Denver Police Department)

Mike Alvarado’s Focus On Upcoming Fight, Not Legal Trouble In Denver

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.

01/14/2015

Mike Alvarado heads to his corner as he was defeated by Ruslan Provodnikov of Russia with a TKO in the 10th round to claim the WBO Junior Welterweight Title at the 1stBank Center on October 19, 2013 in Broomfield, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Boxer Mike Alvarado Charged With Weapons Offense In Denver

Prosecutors have formally charged Denver boxer Mike Alvarado with a weapons offense after police say they found a handgun in his vehicle.

01/12/2015

Mike Alvarado (credit: CBS)

Boxer Mike Alvarado Arrested After Denver Police Find Gun

Denver police say they arrested boxer Mike Alvarado this weekend after finding a handgun in his vehicle’s glove compartment.

01/05/2015

(R-L) Mike Alvarado lands a left to the head of Brandon Rios in their WBO interim junior welterweight championship bout at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on March 30, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Getty Images)

Rios, Alvarado Meet Once Again, This Time In Colorado

Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado clowned around during a news conference at the Pepsi Center, more like buddies than bruisers about to brawl.

12/09/2014

Mike Alvarado at the wiegh-in on Friday (credit: CBS)

Alvarado Could Face Manny Pacquiao With Win On Saturday

Denver’s own Mike Alvarado weighed in Friday at 143.2 pounds for his WBO welterweight title elimination fight Saturday night against Juan Manuel Marquez.

05/16/2014

Mike Alvarado heads to his corner as he was defeated by Ruslan Provodnikov of Russia with a TKO in the 10th round to claim the WBO Junior Welterweight Title at the 1stBank Center on October 19, 2013 in Broomfield, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

‘Mile High Mike’ Alvarado Back For More Against Juan Manual Marquez

The last time Denver’s Mike Alvarado fought he could not answer the bell against Russian slugger Ruslan Provodnikov. Eight months later he’s back for more.

05/14/2014

Mike Alvarado (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Police: Driver Of Dumped SUV May Be Champion Boxer

Police believe the driver of an SUV that was intentionally pushed into Sloan’s Lake could be one of the world’s best boxers.

01/29/2014

Ruslan  Provodnikov (L) of Russia knocks down Mike Alvarado (R) on the ropes in the eighth round at the 1stBank Center on October 19, 2013 in Broomfield, Colorado. Provodnikov won the bout and claimed the WBO Junior Welterweight Title with a TKO of Alvarado after 10 rounds.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Alvarado Falls To Provodnikov After 10th Round In Colorado Fight

Ruslan Provodnikov bruised Mike Alvarado all night with blow after powerful blow. Then, he broke Alvarado’s spirit.

10/21/2013

Mike Alvarado (right) (credit; CBS)

Denver’s Own Mike Alvarado To Use Altitude To His Advantage

Normally Coloradans who want to witness a championship boxing match have to road trip it to Las Vegas, but not this weekend.

10/15/2013

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