Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, United States
Belts on The Line
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Who won Rios vs Alvarado?
Mike Alvarado beat Brandon Rios by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 30th March 2013 at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 113-115, 113-115, 113-114 in favor of winner Mike Alvarado.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
This contest was for the WBO super lightweight championship of the world.
Rios vs Alvarado stats
Back in March 2013, Brandon Rios stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 31 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mike Alvarado made his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 23 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Rios had a slight advantage in power over Alvarado, with a 74% knock out percentage over Alvarado's 70%.
Brandon Rios was the younger man by 6 years, at 27 years old.
Alvarado had a height advantage of 1 inch over Rios. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Brandon Rios & Mike Alvarado fought out of an orthodox stance.
Rios' experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Alvarado's, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2004, 4 months later than Alvarado, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 4 more professional rounds, 242 to Alvarado's 238.
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