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Donaire-Nishioka/Rios-Alvarado twinbill Oct 12

Top-Five pound for pound fighter and four-division world champion Nonito Filipino Flash Donaire (29-1, 18 KOs) will risk his junior featherweight world title against fellow super bantamweight champion Toshiaki Nishioka (39-4-3, 24 KOs) and former world lightweight champion Brandon Bam Bam Rios (30-0-1, 21 KOs) will take on #1 contender Mile High Mike Alvarado (33-0, 23 KOs) in a spectacular Top Rank-promoted doubleheader on October 13 under the stars at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. Both fights will be televised Live on HBO Boxing After Dark.

“History shows there is only one way for a fighter to make the leap to stardom and that’s by accepting the challenges and risks like the ones Donaire, Nishioka, Rios and Alvarado committed to on October 13. They are young, hungry and ambitious,” said Todd duBoef, president of Top Rank. Information on tickets, including prices and on-sale date, will be announced soon.

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