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LIVE DONAIRE VS. NISHIOKA AND RIOS VS. ALVARADO RESULTS

By Editor | October 13, 2012
LIVE DONAIRE VS. NISHIOKA AND RIOS VS. ALVARADO RESULTS

Don't miss all the action tonight, Saturday, October 13, when four-division world champion Nonito Donaire takes on super bantamweight champion Toshiaki Nishioka and undefeated warriors Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado face off at The Home Depot Center in Carson, California and televised live on HBO. Don't miss FightHype's LIVE minute-by-minute, round-by-round coverage.

DONAIRE VS. NISHIOKA

DONAIRE TKO9

ROUND 9
Nishioka lands a couple of jabs. Right down the middle lands for Donaire. Uppercut lands for Donaire. Nishioka lands a couple of shots. HARD counter right lands for Donaire and Nishioka is down. He's up and takes the count. Donaire jumps in to land a quick shot and that's it. Nishioka's corner jumps up and stops the fight.

ROUND 8
Donaire flicking his jab. Right to the body lands for Donaire. Nishioka keeping that guard up. Jab lands for Nishioka. Uppercut lands for Donaire. Counter right lands for Donaire. Left hand gets in for Nishioka. 1-2 lands for Nishioka. Hard left hand lands for Nishioka. Jab lands for Noshioka. Donaire lands an uppercut. Another left lands for Nishioka. First decent round for Nishioka.

Donaire 79 Nishioka 72

ROUND 7
Right hand ladns for Donaire. Nishioka gets in a left to the body. They trade shots to the body. Right hand lands for Donaire. Nishioka lands a left. Right to the body lands for Donaire. Jab lands for Nishioka. Another. They trade jabs. Round to Donaire.

Donaire 70 Nishioka 62

ROUND 6
Right to the body lands for Donaire. Uppercut lands for Donaire. Another rare jab gets in for Nishioka. Left hook lands for Nishioka. Uppercut lands for Donaire. Right hand lands for Donaire. Another right and a left lands for Donaire. Uppercut followed by a right lands for Donaire. HARD uppercut lands for Donaire and Nishioka is down. He takes the count. Donaire lands another uppercut. Nishioka lands a left. Two more uppercuts land for Donaire. Nishioka lands a left. Donaire lands a left. Round to Donaire.

Donaire 60 Nishioka 53

ROUND 5
Quick combination from Donaire. They trade shots to the body. More boos from the crowd. Right hand to the body lands for Donaire. Another right to the body lands for Donaire. A rare jab lands for Nishioka. Now a jab lands for Donaire. A couple more rights land for Donaire. Round to Donaire. More boos from the crowd.

Donaire 50 Nishioka 45

ROUND 4
Right to the body lands for Donaire. Nishioka just covering up. More boos from the crowd. Right hand lands for Donaire. Right to the body lands for Donaire. The referee instructs both fighters to box. LOL. This is kind of comical. Quick combination from Donaire, but the puches missed. Right hand lands for Donaire. Another right lands for Donaire. Round to Donaire. More boos from the crowd.

Donaire 40 Nishioka 36

ROUND 3
Right hand lands for Donaire. Now a right to the body lands for Donaire. Right down the middle lands for Donaire again. Nishioka just not doing anything. Left to the body lands for Nishioka, but Donaire digs his own shot to the body. Right hand lands for Donaire. Round to Donaire.

Donaire 30 Nishioka 27

ROUND 2
Quick uppercut lands for Donaire. Right to the body lands for Donaire. Another uppercut lands for Donaire. Nishioka just covering up. Two jabs land for Nishioka. Right hand down the pipe lands for Donaire. Uppercut lands for Donaire. Jab lands for Nishioka. Some boos from the crowd. Round to Donaire.

Donaire 20 Nishioka 18

ROUND 1
Donaire fires a quick right to the body. Another right down the pipe lands for Donaire. Nishioka not throwing anything right now. Left to the body followed by a jab lands for Nishioka. Both guys very cautious so far. Right hand lands for Donaire. Nishioka shrugs it off. Nishioka not throwing anything really. Quick right lands for Donaire. Round to Donaire.

Donaire 10 Nishioka 9

PREFIGHT
Nishioka comes out first. He looks focused...no expression on his face at all. Donaire comes out next. He looks like he has a chip on his shoulder and is ready to fight.

RIOS VS. ALVARADO

RIOS TKO7

ROUND 7
They trade jabs. Uppercut lands for Alvarado. They trade on the inside. Right to the body lands for Alvarado. Uppercuts land for Alvarado. Rios walking forward behind a high guard. Alvarado just firing punches at anything. Overhand right followed by a left hook lands for Rios. Another BIG right lands for Rios. Alvarado looks wobbled. Another right lands for Rios and Alvarado looks shakey. That's it. The referee steps in and calls a halt to the action. A bit premature in my opinion.

ROUND 6
Right to the body lands for Alvarado. Quick combination lands for Alvarado. Rios lands a left hook. Short right lands for Alvarado. Two left hooks land for Rios. They trade on theinside. Short left hook lands for Alvarado. Overhand right lands for Alvarado. Rios is still pressing forward, but he's starting to look a little weary. They trade on the inside. Nice right lands for Alvarado. Four-punch combination lands for Alvarado. Left hook followed by a right lands for Alvarado. BIG right lands for Rios and Alvarado wobbles. Another right lands for Rios. Now Alvarado lands a left. Round to Alvarado.

Rios 55 Alvarado 59

ROUND 5
Alvarado clearly the better boxer so far, but Rios continues to press forward looking to land bombs. BIG right hand lands for Alvarado. Another right lands for Alvarado. Quick combination lands for Alvarado. Another right lands for Alvarado. Rios looks like he fading a bit. Two jabs and a right lands for Alvarado. Nice counter right lands for Alvarado. Two more jabs land for Alvarado. Rios presses forward and tries to dig to the body. WOOOOO....HUGE three-punch combination for Alvarado wobbles the head of Rios. Alvarado working him now. They trade in the center of the ring. Rios lands some uppercuts. Round to Alvarado.

Rios 46 Alvarado 49

ROUND 4
Alvarado firing his jab again. Rios digs to the body. Alvarado lands a combination. Upstairs and downstairs lands for Alvarado. Right hand lands for Alvarado. They trade on the inside. Nice combination lands for Alvarado. Left hook lands for Rios. Right hand from Alvarado lands. Overhand right lands for Alvarado. They trade jabs. Now the trade on the inside. Left to the body lands for Rios. Big left hook followed by a right hand lands for Alvarado. Nice left lands for Alvarado. They trade on the inside. Round to Alvarado.

Rios 37 Alvarado 39

ROUND 3
Alvarado fires his jab. Uppercut from Rios. Quick combination from Alvarado snaps the head back of Rios. Raking right hand lands for Alvarado. 1-2 lands for Alvarado. They trade on the inside. Looping right hand ladns for Alvarado. Nice 1-2 lands for Rios. Alvarado answers with a combination of his own. They trade on the inside again. Rios nails him with a left hook. Another left lands for Rios. Nice right lands for Avlarado. Another. Left hook lands for Alvarado. Rios works him on the inside. They trade right hands. Another good and close round. I give it to Alvarado for being more active, but the punches of Rios are stating to take their toll.

Rios 28 Alvarado 29

ROUND 2
Rios lands a jab. Now Alvarado gets in a jab. Quick 1-2 lands for Alvarado. Left hook lands for Rios. They trade on the inside. Nice uppercut lands for Alvarado. Nice right lands for Alvarado. Uppercut lands for Rios. BIG right hand lands for Alvarado...and another. Now Rios gets in a right. They trade on the inside. Nice combination lands for Alvarado. HUGE uppercut lands for Alvarado followed by a right. Rios eats it though. Two nice left hooks land for Rios. Quick combination gets in for Alvarado. They trade on the inside again. Jab followed by a right lands for Alvarado. Rios digs to the body. Left hook lands for Rios. Alvarado lands a right. Rios gets in a nice combination at the bell. Another close round, but I give it to Alvarado.

Rios 19 Alvarado 19

ROUND 1
Both men square off right in the center of the ring. Rios gets in a nice uppercut. They trade jabs. Rios digs to the body. Right hand lands for Alvarado. Nice right lands for Rios. Uppercut lands for Rios. BIG left hook lands for Rios. Nice combination lands for Alvarado. Now a right to the body lands for Alvarado. They trade left hooks. Overhand right lands for Alvarado. Rios gets in an uppercut. Alvarado lands a right. Couple of jabs land for Alvarado. TWo uppercuts land for Rios. They trade at the end of the round. Good round. Close round. I give it to Rios.

Rios 10 Alvarado 9

PREFIGHT
HBO unofficial weights for tonight...Rios is 149 and Alvarado is 152. Alvarado comes out first. He looks extremely confident and focused. It's definitely going to be a pro-Rios crowd as the boos are rained down on Alvarado when he steps into the ring. Now Rios makes his way to the ring. He looks eager to get the action started.

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