“This will be the best fight of the trilogy, as it should be.
“I am ready for anything Mike Alvarado brings to the table. I know all his tricks. He can’t surprise me this time.
“No one should be surprised if this fight ends in a knockout. It’s happened once already. I’m not looking for the knockout but you can bet I won’t be avoiding it if the opportunity presents itself.
“For both of us it’s do or die. If I lose this fight I may just call it a day as a fighter. I’ve been at this a long time.
“I’ve been training in Greeley for 30 days to get acclimated to the thin air. I have been staying at a friend’s house. He built a full gym for me in his garage. It’s been great.
“Manny Pacquiao and Mike Alvarado are the two best fighters I have ever faced.
“I am so ready for chapter three on January 24. This is the ending the fans have been waiting for and I promise you they will not be disappointed!”
”I feel great. I know the kind of fight this will be. He’s going to try to cut off the ring and when he does, he’ll open himself up and when he does that I will be cracking him.
“I will not fight his fight. I am sticking to our plan. But you can bet I will shoot the works when I have him in my sights.
“Brandon is right about one thing, it IS do or die for us We are both the same person inside the ring and outside the ring.
“I have not allowed anything to distract me from my training. I am focused and ready.
“Fighting Brandon Rios has and continues to be an honor. This is a trilogy fans will remember for a very long time. We are entertainers and our fight on January 24 will be the grand finale. I intend to start the fireworks early in the fight.”