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Rios-Alvarado III set for January 24

Photo: Chris Farina / Top Rank

Photo: Chris Farina / Top Rank

The rubber match between Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado is set to take place on January 24, according to Top Rank, who will officially announce the fight at a press conference scheduled for December 9 in Denver.

Rios and Alvarado met in 2012 and 2013, with both fights having taken place in Las Vegas.  Rios won the first encounter with a seventh-round knockout, while Alvarado fought a more disciplined fight the second time around, earning a unanimous decision win.

The third fight will take place at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado with HBO set to televise.

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