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Rios, Alvarado Press Conference

Photos: Mary Ann Owen/boxinginlasvegas.com

Undefeated former world lightweight champion Brandon “bam Bam” Rios (31-0, 22 KOs), of Oxnard, Calif., and top-rated contender “Mile High” Mike Alvarado (33-1, 23 KOs), of Denver, hosted their final press conference on Thursday for Saturday night’s showdown at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

Brandon Rios: We’re going to be in the ring, toe-to-toe, man-to-man. We’re going to do it again. It’s gonna be another great fight for the fans, TV…another tremendous win on my behalf and I’m ready for this.

Mike Alvarado: I had an awesome camp, great strength and conditioning. I’m here. We’re ready to do it again. We’re gonna put on a great show like we did the first fight. I’m here to redeem myself.

Promoter Bob Arum (noting the absence of anyone from the Nevada commission): They’re probably out spending Chavez Jr’s fine money.

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