Tag Archives: Brandon Rios vs. Mike Alvarado II

Robert Garcia speaks on Brandon Rios’ decision to start working with strength coach Angel ‘Memo’ Heredia

Brandon Rios, Robert Garcia, and Angel ‘Memo’ Heredia in Las Vegas (Photo: Chris Robinson – www.HustleBoss.com)

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By Chris Robinson

Since becoming familiar with Robert Garcia’s talented stable of fighters in Oxnard, Calif. over the past few years, I could never deny the entertainment value that former lightweight champion Brandon Rios always brought to the table when in camp.

From practical jokes to good old-fashioned trash talk, Rios helped to make for a lively environment that served as a backdrop to the intensity he always shows while in the gym.

Ahead of his rematch with Mike Alvarado this weekend, things were a little different for Rios, as he chose to have a closed camp for reasons that weren’t fully disclosed in the previous weeks.

Rios meets Alvarado for a second time on Saturday night inside of the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas in an HBO-televised attraction and eyebrows were raised when it was reported that he had enlisted the services of strength and conditioning coach Angel ‘Memo’ Heredia for this assignment.

Behind the scenes with Brandon Rios and Robert Garcia in Las Vegas ['Aint nobody got time for that']

Chris Robinson goes behind the scenes with former lightweight champion Brandon Rios and his trainer and former champion Robert Garcia, inside of the Top Rank Gym in Las Vegas, Nevada on Wednesday, March 27th. Rios faces off with Mike Alvarado in a highly anticipated rematch on Saturday, March 30th inside of theMandalay Bay…..

Bob Arum on Rios-Alvarado II, the return of Manny Pacquiao, and Tim Bradley’s war with Provodnikov

Chris Robinson catches up with Top Rank CEO Bob Arum, as he speaks on this weekend’s rematch at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas between Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado, as well as the return of Manny Pacquiao and Tim Bradley’s thrilling war with Ruslan Provodnikov

HBO’s Harold Lederman talks Rios-Alvarado II, Mayweather-Guerrero, Donaire vs. Rigondeaux, more

Chris Robinson catches up with longtime unofficial HBO ringside judge Harold Lederman, as he speaks on this weekend’s rematch between Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado, as well as Floyd Mayweather vs. Robert Guerrero, Nonito Donaire vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux, Zab Judah vs. Danny Garcia, the return of Sergio Martinez, and more…

Terence Crawford (19-0, 15 KO’s) looking sharp ahead of HBO duel with Breidis Prescott

Chris Robinson catches up with lightweight prospect Terence Crawford (19-0, 15 KO’s) inside of the Top Rank Gym in Las Vegas, Nevada as he trains for his clash with Breidis Prescott on the Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado II undercard at the Mandalay Bay…

Exclusive photos: Inside the final Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado II press conference in Las Vegas

By Chris Robinson

HustleBoss.com steps inside of the Mizuya Lounge inside of the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada for the final press conference for this Saturday night’s Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado II event.

The HBO-televised clash will serve up a second hosting of one of last year’s biggest fights. Continue on to the photo gallery below for an all-access look.

All Photos courtesy of Chris Robinson (www.HustleBoss.com)

The Tecate Girls

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Angel ‘Memo’ Heredia (far right) with Brandon Rios and Robert Garcia

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RingTV.com’s Mark Ortega interviewing Mike Alvarado

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Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado

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Photos and Video: Columbia’s Breidis Prescott (26-4, 20 KO’s) on the mitts ahead of HBO duel w/ Terence Crawford

Chris Robinson goes behind the scenes with Columbian puncher Breidis Prescott at the Top Rank Gym in Las Vegas ahead of his HBO-televised clash with Terence Crawford, who he faces inside of the Mandalay Bay on Saturday, March 30th on the Brandon Rios vs. Mike Alvarado rematch undercard…

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Brandon Rios working with Angel Hernandez; Robert Garcia speaks on the changes in camp

Chris Robinson catches up with Two-time trainer of the Year Robert Garcia in Las Vegas on Wednesday, March 27th, as he speaks on the recent updates from the camps of his two fighters Brandon Rios and Nonito Donaire. Garcia addresses Rios now working with Angel Hernandez, the strength and conditioning expert who also work with Juan Manuel Marquez, and more…

Exclusive photos: Behind the scenes with Brandon Rios in Las Vegas ahead of his rematch with Mike Alvarado

HustleBoss.com goes behind the scenes with former WBA lightweight champion Brandon ‘Bam Bam’ Rios (31-0, 23 KO’s) inside of the Top Rank Gym in Las Vegas ahead of his anticipated rematch with Mike Alvarado (33-1, 23 KO’s). Rios faces off with Alvarado inside of the Mandalay Bay in an HBO-televised attraction this Saturday night, March 30th.

All photos courtesy of Chris Robinson (www.HustleBoss.com)

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