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Head to head: Alexander vs. Bradley

DEVON ALEXANDER vs. TIMOTHY BRADLEY

When: Saturday, Jan. 29
Where: Pontiac, Mich. (Silverdome)
TV: HBO, 7 pm. PT/ 10 p.m. ET
Weight: Junior welterweight (140 pounds)
Title(s) at stake: Unification
Also on the card: Julio Diaz vs. Pavel Miranda, 10 rounds, welterweights; Vernon Paris vs. Emanuel Augustus, 8 rounds, junior welterweights;

ALEXANDER

The essentials
Age: 23
Height / Reach: 5-7 (170cm) / 71 (180cm)
Stance: Southpaw
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
Nickname: Alexander the Great
Turned pro: 2004
Record: 21-0 (13 knockouts)
Trainer: Kevin Cunningham
Fight-by-fight: Click here
The Ring rating: No. 3 junior welterweight
Titles: IBF junior welterweight (2010; stripped); WBC (2009-present)
Biggest victories: DeMarcus Corley, Jan. 19, 2008, UD 12; Junior Witter, Aug. 1, 2009, TKO 8 (won title); Juan Urango, March 6, 2010, TKO 8; Andres Kotelnik, Aug. 7, 2010, UD 12.
Losses: None

BRADLEY

The essentials
Age: 27
Height / Reach: 5-6 (168cm) / 69 (175cm)

Stance: Orthodox
Hometown: Palm Springs, Calif.
Nickname: Desert Storm
Turned pro: 2004
Record: 26-0 (11 knockouts)
Trainers: Joel Diaz
Fight-by-fight: Click here
The Ring rating: No. 1 junior welterweight
Titles: WBC junior welterweight (2008-09; stripped); WBO junior welterweight (2009-present).
Biggest victories: Junior Witter, May 10, 2008, SD 12 (won WBC title); Kendall Holt, April 4, 2009, UD 12 (won WBO title); Nate Campbell, Aug. 1, 2009, NC 3; Dec. 12, 2009, Lamont Peterson, UD 12.
Losses: None

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