Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado are done talking, they've made weight, and now all that's left is to get back into the ring with one another. They'll do that tonight, in a rematch of a Fight of the Year candidate from October 2012.
Here are the details:
Fight Time: 10:15 pm EDT
TV: HBO (US) / BoxNation (UK) / TV Azteca (Mexico)
Venue: Mandalay Bay - Las Vegas, Nevada
Predictions around the boxing world are almost unanimous with confidence in Rios, some figure by earlier stoppage than the first time out, including four-for-four with the BLH team. Rios (31-0-1, 23 KO) is the solid betting favoriteagainst Alvarado (33-1, 23 KO), too.
The co-feature is another 140-pound fight, with Breidis Prescott (26-4, 20 KO) taking on prospect Terence Crawford (19-0, 15 KO) in a 10-round bout.
BLH will be here tonight with live, round-by-round coverage and immediate post-fight results and analysis. This is a must-see main event tonight, so make sure you're with us.