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Devon Alexander to move up to the welterweight division

By Dan Ambrose: After having looked poor in his last three fights, former IBF/WBC light welterweight champion Devon Alexander (22-1, 13 KO’s) will be moving up to the welterweight division because of his problems making the light welterweight division limit of 140 lbs. Alexander, 24, will immediately target former IBF light welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi […]

Shaw: Matthysse should have fought Alexander in Detroit, he would have won

By Dan Ambrose: Last weekend light welterweight contender Lucas Matthysse (28-2, 26 KO’s) lost a controversial 12 round split decision to former IBF/WBC light welterweight champion Devon Alexander (22-1, 13 Ko’s) in a fight that took place in Alexander’s home state and nearby city of Saint Charles, Missouri. The final judges’ scores were 96-93, 95-94 […]

Alexander defeats Matthysse

By Jim Dower: Argentinian knockout artist Lucas Matthysse (28-2, 26 KO’s) found out first hand how difficult it is to beat former IBF/WBC light welterweight champion Devon Alexander (22-1, 13 KO’s) when he’s fighting in his home state last Saturday night when Matthysse was beaten by Alexander by a very, very controversial 12 round split […]

Matthysse needs to punish Alexander and make him quit

By Jason Kim: What we saw from Devon Alexander (21-1, 13 KO’s) in his last two fights is that he struggles if his opponents put continuous pressure on him and tag him with hard jabs, as Timothy Bradley and Andriy Kotelnik both did. Alexander won the Kotelnik fight by controversy in a 12 round unanimous […]

Alexander vs. Matthysse, Cloud vs. Mack and Stiverne vs. Austin on Saturday night on HBO

HBO’s hit late-night boxing franchise goes back to Missouri for an action-packed tripleheader when DEVON ALEXANDER VS. LUCAS MATTHYSSE, TAVORIS CLOUD VS. YUSAF MACK AND BERMANE STIVERNE VS. RAY AUSTIN is seen SATURDAY, JUNE 25 at 9:45 p.m. (live ET/ taped-delayed PT), from The Family Arena in St. Charles, exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports […]

Alexander vs. Matthysse this Saturday

By Jason Kim: This Saturday night former IBF/WBC light welterweight champion Devon Alexander (21-1, 13 KO’s) will be trying to get back to his winning ways against contender Lucas Matthysse (28-1, 26 KO’s) at the Family Arena in Saint Charles, Missouri. Alexander, 24, faces arguably the hardest puncher of his career in 28-year-old Matthysse and […]

Alexander vs. Matthysse: Lucas will break Devon down with a fierce body attack

By Dan Ambrose: On June 25th, once beaten light welterweight contender Lucas Martin Matthysse (28-1, 26 KO’s) fights former IBF/WBC light welterweight champion Devon Alexander (21-1, 13 KO’s) at the Family Arena, in Saint Charles, Missouri. This fight is a weeding out fight to find a future opponent for one of the current champions. Alexander […]

Matthysse taking a big risk in fighting Alexander in Saint Louis

By Dan Ambrose: Light welterweight contender Lucas Martin Matthysse (28-1, 26 KO’s) has got to be feeling pretty confident that he can stop former IBF/WBC light welterweight champion Devon Alexander (21-1, 13 KO’s) in order to fight Alexander on June 25 in his home city at the Family Arena, in Saint Charles, Missouri.… Read

Alexander vs. Matthysse in important clash on 6/25

By Dan Ambrose: Former IBF/WBC light welterweight champion Devon Alexander (21-1, 13 KO’s) will be making his first appearance since his loss to Timothy Bradley when he faces light welterweight contender Lucas Matthysse (28-1, 26 KO’s) next month on June 25th at the Family Arena in Saint Charles, Missouri. Alexander, 24, will be fighting in […]

Alexander vs. Matthysse, Bundrage vs. Powell, Jones vs. Coyne On June 25

ST. CHARLES, Mo.-Promoter Don King will bring Devon Alexander “The Great” (21-1, 13 KOs) back to the St. Louis area on June 25 to face a significant test in his hometown from noted Argentine knockout artist and World Boxing Organization No.-3 ranked contender Lucas Matthysse (28-1, 26 KOs) at The Family Arena in St. Charles, […]

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