Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado clowned around during a news conference at the Pepsi Center, more like buddies than bruisers about to brawl.
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.
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.
Police believe the driver of an SUV that was intentionally pushed into Sloan’s Lake could be one of the world’s best boxers.
Ruslan Provodnikov bruised Mike Alvarado all night with blow after powerful blow. Then, he broke Alvarado’s spirit.
Normally Coloradans who want to witness a championship boxing match have to road trip it to Las Vegas, but not this weekend.
Provodnikov and Alvarado appeared together at a news conference at Elway’s restaurant previewing their WBO junior welterweight title fight set for Oct. 19 at the 1stBANK Center in nearby Broomfield.
Mike Alvarado and Brandon Rios had barely got done hitting each other when the talk of a third fight between the two eager warriors began.
Boxer Mike Alvarado is hoping to bring a championship belt back to Denver as he will take on Brandon Rios in Las Vegas on Saturday.