Advertisement
Advertisement

Alexander-Brook Deal Reached, Garcia-Judah Moves

By Rick Reeno

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer has advised BoxingScene.com that a deal has been reached for a mandatory welterweight fight between IBF champion Devon Alexander (24-1, 13KOs) and mandatory challenger Kell Brook (29-0, 19KOs). The bout will take place on January 19th, with two possible venues in the running. Showtime will televise. The fight is going to take place in the United States.

"Alexander-Brook will be part of a tripleheader on January 19th. I 'm looking at two possible venues, but I don't want to disclose that until I have it all finished, which is probably going to be early next week.," Schaefer told BoxingScene.com.

The junior welterweight fight between WBC/WBA junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia (25-0, 16 KOs) and Zab Judah (42-7, 29 KOs) will move to February 9th, on Showtime, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The show was orginally targeted for January 19th at Barclays, but the New York State Athletic Commission would not allow two events to run on the same day. The other event, featuring WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, is taking place at The Theater in Madison Square Garden with HBO televising.

As part of Garcia-Judah, WBO middleweight champion Peter Quillin (28-0, 20 KOs) will make the first defense of his title. One name being mentioned as the opponent, is former undisputed champion Jermain Taylor (31-4-1, 19KOs).

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by IronDanHamza on 11-13-2012

[QUOTE=timbatron;12695390]Alexander is going to make this one hell of an ugly fight and I'm not sure if that bodes well for Brook away on foreign soil. If Brook can get his jab going I think he can eke out a…

Comment by BetterCallSaul on 11-13-2012

Alexander is going to make this one hell of an ugly fight and I'm not sure if that bodes well for Brook away on foreign soil. If Brook can get his jab going I think he can eke out a…

Comment by 4Corners on 11-13-2012

Hopefully my boy Kell gets this W. Never been a fan of Alexander, though he has talent. It's a 50-50 fight, I just hope it's a good fight at the end of the day.

Comment by 4Corners on 11-13-2012

Quillin-Taylor......ughhhhh

Comment by Dudley on 11-13-2012

[QUOTE=DoktorSleepless;12684682][B]If God exists, Brook beats him so I can finally get rid of Alexander from my TV. [/B] He's still fighting 3 weeks later on Feb 9. No biggie.[/QUOTE] LOL this is a shirt that will be worn soon lol!

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (62)
Top Headlines Photos: James DeGale Taken To His Limit By Porky Medina Ricky Burns Enjoying Low-Profile Approach Video: Jack-Bute, DeGale-Medina Post Presser Highlights Part 2 Video: Jack-Bute, DeGale-Medina Post Presser Highlights Part 1 Bellew-Makabu: Burton vs. Dodson For British Title Added Video: Victor Ortiz on His Boxing Future Following KO Defeat Video: Andre Berto on KO of Ortiz, Danny Garcia Shot, More Video: Ellerbe Reacts To Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Fury: Klitschko Fight is My Last, I Have No Motivation To Carry On! Medina: James DeGale Said He Would Stop Me, He Ran All Night! WBC Prez Vows Investigation of Two Judges in Jack-Bute DeGale Disappointed With His Performance Against Medina Moreno Outclasses Sor Rungvisai To Set Up Yamanaka Rematch Floyd Mayweather Hints at Comeback, Reveals Talks With CBS/SHO Jack, Bute Ends in Draw - Jack Sets Up DeGale Unification Pedro Campa Extends Win Streak With Stoppage Win Over Alfaro Video: Victor Ortiz Attacked By Crazy Fan Following KO Defeat Badou Jack-Lucian Bute - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard James DeGale Digs Deep To Overcome, Decision Rogelio Medina Washington Decisions Eddie Chambers: Benavidez, Gausha Win Badou Jack-Lucian Bute - CompuBox Historical Review James DeGale-Rogelio Medina: LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Andre Berto Gets Revenge, Knocks Victor Ortiz Out in Four Jack-Bute, DeGale-Medina LIVE Results: Sharif Bogere Wins Victor Ortiz-Andre Berto II - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Thomas Williams Blasts Out Edwin Rodriguez in Two Rounds Edwin Rodriguez-Thomas Williams - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Jorge Lara Demolishes Montiel With Brutal First Round Knockout Jorge Lara vs. Fernando Montiel - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Anthony Joshua to Have U.S. Network Deal Announced Next Week Victor Ortiz vs. Andre Berto II - CompuBox Historical Review Liam Walsh Retains British and Commonwealth Titles With TKO Photos: Hughie Fury's Severe Cut Above His Left Eye Hughie Fury Suffers Bad Cut, Gets Technical Nod Over Fred Kassi Amir Khan Eyes MMA: I Fancy My Chances With Conor McGregor! Jamie Conlan Wins FOTY War To Get Title: Walsh Retains His Belt Andy Lee Sets Record Straight on Rumors of Daniel Jacobs Bout Video: Eddie Hearn Discusses Tony Bellew's Big Title Card Video: Theophane on Mayweather-Broner, Jack-DeGale, More Video: Eddie Hearn Talks Anthony Joshua, Kell Brook, Tyson Fury
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement