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Rios-Alvarado II: 'It is never too soon'

Alvarado says he'll tweak approach, but fighters expect another barnburner

Updated: March 29, 2013, 11:54 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- The final news conference before any fight almost always features the boxers and promoter hyping the impending match to the hilt. They'll talk about how fans shouldn't miss it because it will be a great fight, blah, blah, blah.

But when junior welterweights Brandon "Bam Bam" Rios and Mike Alvarado and Top Rank promoter Bob Arum had the chance to speak at Thursday's final news conference, there was very little any of them had to say in order to sell their rematch. Hype wasn't ...

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