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Mike Alvarado

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

Mike Alvarado presents Russian boxer Ruslan Provodnikov with a Peyton Manning jersey (credit: CBS)

‘Mile High’ Mike Alvarado To Defend Title In Front Of Hometown Fans

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.

08/13/2013

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 30: (R-L) Mike Alvarado throws a right 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)

Alvarado Wins Rematch Over Rios By Decision

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.

03/30/2013

Mike Alvarado (credit: CBS)

Mike Alvarado Hopes To Bring Championship Belt Back To Denver

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.

03/25/2013

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