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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

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

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