2012 best BOXING fight – Brandon Rios vs Mike Alvarado – full fight Video

5_stars_boxing_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2012-10-13, amazing toe-to-toe fight from the first bell, Brandon Rios vs Mike Alvarado has been a very tough battle with an astonishing performance by both fighters: Compubox punching statistics showed that Rios threw, on average, almost 80 punches per round (30% accuracy rate) compared to Alvarado who threw more than 110 punches per round (22% accuracy rate); Rios vs Alvarado is a candidate for Fight of the Year 2012, five stars! Both undefeated, Brandon Rios (30-0-1) entered as the No.5 light welterweight in the world while Mike Alvarado (33-0-0) entered as the No.7. Rios vs Alvarado is valid for the vacant WBO Latino light welterweight title; undercard of Nonito Donaire vs Toshiaki Nishioka. They also faced each other a second time, on March 30, 2013 (=Rios vs Alvarado II) and a third time on January 24, 2015 (=Alvarado vs Rios III). Watch the video!


 

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Date: 2012-10-13

Where: Home Depot Center, Carson, California, USA

Division: light welterweight (140 lbs, 63.5 kg)

Title: vacant WBO Latino light welterweight title

Result: Click here to show the fight’s result
Brandon Rios def. Mike Alvarado (TKO at 1:57, round 7)

 

 

Rios’ previous fight: Brandon Rios vs Richard Abril

Alvarado’s previous fight: Mike Alvarado vs Mauricio Herrera

Their second fight: Brandon Rios vs Mike Alvarado 2

 

 

Video:

Official HBO video

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Alternative video, from HBO Sports’ Official Youtube channel