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Will another action sequel fall flat?

Rios-Alvarado II has potential, but many rematches of all-time brawls disappoint

Updated: April 10, 2013, 12:29 AM ET
By Brian Campbell | ESPN.com

In boxing, there's nothing more revered than an all-time great action fight and the immortalized gladiators who bravely accept starring roles in them.

These fights are collected and glamorized in much the same way their cinematic counterparts on the big screen are. And just as with movies, memorable brawls can encounter a problem: When compared to the first installment, the sequel almost always measures up as a flop.

There have been occasional exceptions in the past 20 years ...

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