More experience and clear encouragement allowed ex-world champion Brandon "BamBam" Rios to come out with his hands lifted in his debut in the Superwelter division, after beating in nine episodes of Ramon "Inocente" "lvarez during a real hits festival at the Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas.
Rios returned to winning ways after being eliminated last February by Danny Garcia in Welterweight eliminator. "BamBam" returned with Robert Garcia for this card, then separated in early 2018 and thanks to his encouragement and endurance, managed to get a victory.
From the eighth episode, Rios balanced the balance with a triple right that hit Alvarez's face and almost sent it to the canvas if it wasn't for the bell that saved Mexico, although in the ninth beginning, Rios with a push to KO and succeed after placing another bomb on the face that threw "Innocent" against the rope. The third in the ring is anticipated to avoid further punishment at 38 seconds from the previous chapter.
From the start of the battle, Alvarez and Rios came out to connect without contemplation and immediately noticed the strategy, because "BamBam" was ahead with lots of pressure and heavy punch volumes, while "Inocente" fought the rope and with a strong combination which, from time to time , pushing Ríos back.
The punch party doesn't stop and every time is more intense, because in more than one time they put themselves on a shaky leg and that's when encouragement and experience support Brandon, who smells blood and doesn't stop until he's finished with his prey
With victory, Rios increased to 35-4-1 and 26 knockouts for 27-7-3 and 16 were Alvarez's battles.
In another reserve fight, Gabriel Rosado (24-11-1, 14 KO) and Luis "Cuba" Arias (18-1-1, 9 KO) were tied after 12 intense episodes in the medium weight category.
The card went from 116-112 for Arias, 116-112 for Rosado and finally 114-114 which severed relations between competitors.