Although Mike Alvarado has been beaten in his career, with a fight count of 38 fights and a 10 year long career he approaches the end of his career with a record of 34-4-0. He made his debut in February 2004 at the age of 23. Between February 2004 and April 2012, Alvarado had his longest winning streak of 33 fights. In his 38 fights, his longest KO streak is 7 fights long.
Alvarado proved he was made for the pro ranks in his debut against Istafa Jihad, becoming the first person in Jihad's 0 fights to stop him. The fight ended in round 1 of 4. Alvarado continued on his journey to success by fighting 6 times in 2004, 6 times in 2005 and 7 times through 2006 and 2007 beating fighters such as Francisco Campos, Michael Clark and Hilario Lopez in his next 19 fights.
Lenin Arroyo was Alvarado's next fight on April 3rd, 2010 and also his next win in his career. Arroyo proved to be no match for Alvarado, and Alvarado became the first person to stop Arroyo via TKO during round 2. 4 wins followed where Alvarado went on to be the 2nd person to stop Ray Narh (Round 3 RTD), 3rd person to beat Gabriel Martinez and 3rd person to stop Dean Harrison (Round 4 RTD).
Alvarado then went on to fight and beat Breidis Prescott on November 12th, 2011 maintaining his unbeaten record. Prescott was a worthy challenger but Alvarado was too much and became the first person to stop Prescott via TKO during round 10. Alvarado then went on to win again against Mauricio Herrera setting him up well for his next pro fight.
Unfortunately, the first defeat of Alvarado's career came against Brandon Rios on October 13th, 2012 in Alvarado's 34th professional fight. Alvarado's fight against Brandon Rios was Alvarado's first stoppage defeat of his career. This came via TKO in the 7th round of a 10 round fight. Alvarado's wins continued and went from 33 wins to 34 after he then defeated Brandon Rios.
Ruslan Provodnikov was next in line for Alvarado where unfortunately, he was defeated on October 19th, 2013 taking his record to 34-2-0. Alvarado's fight against Ruslan Provodnikov was Alvarado's 2nd stoppage defeat which came via RTD in the 10th round of the fight.
Taking a knock to his career, Alvarado fought and was defeated by Juan manuel Marquez on May 17th, 2014 taking his record to 34-3-0. Alvarado fought a brave fight but in the end was outclassed by Juan manuel Marquez over the 12 distance.
On January 24th, 2015, Alvarado took on and was defeated by Brandon Rios meaning his career tally went to 34-4-0 Alvarado struggled from the off with Rios, suffering his 3rd stoppage defeat out of 38 career fights. The latest loss on Alvarado's journey came via RTD in round 3.