The former Wba Lw champion Brandon Rios entered this fight with a record of 34-4-1 (25 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.25 welterweight in the world but ‘Bam Bam’ lost two out of his last three bouts, against Timothy Bradley in 2015 (Bradley vs Rios) and Danny Garcia in 2018 (Danny Garcia vs Brandon Rios); between these two fights he defeated Aaron Herrera (Brandon Rios vs Aaron Herrera).
His opponent, Ramon Alvarez (Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez’s brother), has a boxing record of 27-6-3 (16 knockouts) and he entered as the No.50 middleweight. He lost the rematch with Omar Chavez last year, but then he has collected three victories and one draw. Rios vs Alvarez is on the undercard of Jarrell Miller vs Bogdan Dinu. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Kansas Star Arena, Mulvane, Kansas, USA
Division: light middleweight (154 lbs, 69.9 kg)
Rios’ previous fight: Danny Garcia vs Brandon Rios
Rios’ next fight: Brandon Rios vs Humberto Soto
Alvarez’s next fight: Ramon Alvarez vs Jose Carlos Paz
Rios vs Alvarez full fight video:
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