IBF welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander spoke to the media after stopping Lee Purdy in the co-feature to the Lamont Peterson-Lucas Matthysse fight. “I feel I’m one of the best at 147,” said Alexander, who talked about future bouts with Amir Khan and Floyd Mayweather.read more
IBF welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander had his way with tough but overmatched late-substitute Lee Purdy en route to a technical stoppage after the seventh round in the co-featured bout to the Lamont Peterson-Lucas Matthysse fight on Saturday in Atlantic City, N.J.read more
Weigh-in photos for Saturday’s 141-pound main event between Lamont Peterson-Lucas Matthysse, plus Devon Alexander-Lee Purdy, Shawn Porter-Phil LoGreco, and Amir Khan’s little brother, Haroon, who will be fighting for the second time as a pro.read more
Lucas Matthysse seems unconcerned about the burglary to his home in Argentina that delayed his trip to the U.S. until just a few days from his Saturday showdown with Lamont Peterson. With his punching power, maybe he doesn’t have to worry.read more
British welterweight Lee Purdy thinks IBF beltholder Devon Alexander, who he challenges on HBO on Saturday, quit against Tim Bradley and will not be able to handle his pressure and punching power. Purdy, who says he knows how to fight southpaws, vows to knock Alexander out.read more
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