IBF welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander hopes to remain on the May 18 Showtime doubleheader from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City even though his original opponent Kell Brook has pulled out with an injury.
Trainer Pedro Diaz spoke with Bill Emes about Guillermo Rigondeaux’s unanimous decision over Nonito Donaire. “We weren’t surprised that Donaire was baffled,” he said. “The plan wasto frustrate him and break the distance between them.”
Austin Trout on his fight with Miguel Cotto: “I’m looking at this as my golden opportunity. He’s had his time and done great things with it, but it’s my time now. I’ll be damned if I let this opportunity slip away from me.”
Miguel Cotto Jr. on Miguel Cotto Sr.: “He passed away several years ago, but he’s still at my side. I feel him. I’m pretty happy with the feeling. I feel him in every moment of my life.”