Road to Alvarado-Rios 3 premieres Saturday, Jan. 10 on HBO

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Dec. 19, 2014 – HBO Boxing presents “Road to Alvarado-Rios 3,” a compelling special spotlighting the upcoming final chapter of a trilogy that appears primed to go into the history books as one of the most heated rivalries of the current era. Welterweights Mike Alvarado and Brandon Rios, widely known for their unrelenting desire to fight until the final bell, are set to kick off an all-new boxing season when their highly anticipated slugfest takes place Saturday, Jan. 24 at the 1ST BANK CENTER in Broomfield, CO and televised live on HBO BOXING AFTER DARK. ®

            The “Road to Alvarado-Rios 3” special will premiere Saturday, January 10 at Midnight ET/PT on HBO. It will preview the fast-approaching contest between these two ring warriors who are meeting for the third time in the past four years.  Their two earlier showdowns (2012 & 2013) were memorable, ‘Fight of the Year” candidates that had fight fans on the edge of their seats.

             The 15-minute special will also be available on the HBO On Demand® service, HBO GO® and at as well as various other new media platforms that distribute the series.


          Other HBO playdates: January 14 (3:15 p.m.), 16 (9:45 p.m.), 18 (1:15 p.m., 3:35 a.m.), 20 (9:45 a.m., 11:00 p.m.), 23 (6:00 p.m., 1:30 a.m.) and 24 (11:45 a.m.).

          HBO2 playdates: January 11 (11:15 a.m.), 12 (3:45 p.m., 12:20 a.m.), 17 (7:45 p.m.) 21 (4:30 p.m., 2:50 a.m.) and 22 (10:05 a.m., 10:30 p.m.).

          All times are ET/PT.