Devon Alexander: “I beat Matthysse at 60%”

21
May

Devon Alexander: “I beat Matthysse at 60%”

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.

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20
May

Alexander receives splint on left hand

X-rays taken late Sunday night revealed a break in the fifth metacarpal bone in the left hand of IBF welterweight beltholder IBF Devon Alexander, who suffered the injury during his win over Lee Purdy on Saturday night.

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20
May

Alexander to see hand specialist on Monday

IBF welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander broke his hand in the first round of Saturday night’s seventh-round technical knockout victory over Lee Purdy.

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19
May

Weekend Review: Matthysse wows the boxing world

Lucas Matthysse finally claimed a signature victory by blowing out IBF 140-pound titleholder Lamont Peterson in three rounds Saturday night in Atlantic City, N.J.

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19
May

Alexander dominates Purdy to seventh-round TKO

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.

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17
May

Photo gallery: Peterson-Matthysse weigh-in

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.

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17
May

Matthysse ready for Peterson despite burglary, travel delay

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.

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13
May

Alexander to make ‘statement’ versus Purdy

IBF welterweight beltholder Devon Alexander said that he wants “to send a statement to everybody at 147” that he’s “a force to be reckoned with” by defeating Lee Purdy on Saturday, perhaps by knockout.

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13
May

Purdy aims to turn Alexander’s ‘lights out’

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.

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