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Alexander Eyes Urango-Like Showcase With Matthysse

By Chris LaBate

Former unified junior welterweight champion Devon Alexander (21-1, 13KOs) wants to recapture some lost ground. He lost a technical decision to Timothy Bradley in January. Now he wants to show the entire sport that he's still one of the best at 140-pounds. That's why he agreed to fight the dangerous Lucas Matthysse (28-1, 26KOs) on Saturday at the Family Arena in Saint Charles, Missouri. Matthysse will come to fight and wants to make a statement. The knockout artist from Argentina is one-fight removed from a close split decision loss to Zab Judah.

“I want to show people why I was considered one of the best at 140 pounds and I want those people who believed in me to know that they were not wrong. I am one of the most capable and dangerous fighters in the division, a former unified world champion that wants to return to the top.  My goal is to prove my greatness and be boxing hall of fame material before I hang up my gloves," Alexander said.

“Lucas Matthysse is one of the most dangerous guys out there, a big puncher.  But they said the same thing about Juan Urango and I put him out on his back.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ChopperRead on 06-21-2011

[QUOTE=Mutchie6g;10723922]Who is devon alexander ?[/QUOTE] A former Dan Rafael hypejob.

Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 06-21-2011

Lucas will ko devon in 9 rounds devon doeant have a heart he quit against bradley a sore loser

Comment by gauze on 06-21-2011

a urango-like showcase? alexander was getting hit with the right hook all night. i had that fight pretty even at the start of the 8th round

Comment by Illdil on 06-21-2011

Yeah right if Devon fights the same way he did with Kotelnik and Bradley he gona b Ko'd for sure .Lucas can realy bang with that great head and body attack and has very heavy hands and has very good…

Comment by -Antonio- on 06-21-2011

Matthysse is a better fighter than Urango. Less hittable, almost as slow though. Devon has that going for him. I expect him to win. I also expect him to get tagged a bit at some point.

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