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Peterson-Matthysse, Alexander-Brook tickets on sale Wednesday

Tickets for the Lamont Peterson-Lucas Matthysse, Devon Alexander-Kell Brook doubleheader on May 18 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J., go on sell Wednesday, April 10, at noon ET, according to Golden Boy Promotions.

The two world-class matchups will be televised live on Showtime at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. (Preliminary fights will air live on Showtime Extreme at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT.

Peterson (31-1-1, 16 knockouts) is the IBF 140-pound titleholder. Matthysse (33-2, 31 KOs) is THE RING’s No. 1-rated junior welterweight. Their scheduled 12-round bout will contested at a 141-pound catchweight. 

Both fighters are coming off impressive stoppage victories. Peterson scored an eight-round TKO of former titleholder Kendall Holt in February. Matthysse blasted prospect Mike Dallas Jr. in one round last month.

Alexander (24-1, 13 KOs) will defend his IBF welterweight title against Brook (29-0, 19 KOs), his mandatory challenger from Britain.

Both fights arepresented by Golden Boy Promotions, sponsored by Caesars Atlantic City, Corona and AT&T.Tickets priced at $250, $125, $75, $50 and $25, plus applicable taxes and service charges, will be available for purchase at the Boardwalk Hall box office, by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 736-1420 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

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