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 Last update:  5/23/2013       Read more by Ryan Burton         
   
Alexander Hungers To Match His Skill Against Mayweather
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By Ryan Burton

In February, Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26KOs) Tweeted that Devon Alexander was the leading candidate to face him on May 4th in Las Vegas. Mayweather ultimately decided to face Robert Guerrero whom he defeated via unanimous decision. Needless to say, the press that Alexander received from the Tweet makes him a leading candidate to face the pound-for-pound king in September. On the latest edition of BoxingScene Radio we asked Alexander if that fight was still at the top of his wish list.

"For sure. Everybody wants to fight Floyd. That comes without saying. When someone says they want to fight Floyd people say 'he just wants the payday. He just wants to cash out.' That is not what I want. People know I want to fight Floyd. If that opportunity came up I would love to fight Floyd. Its not for the pay day. It's for the opportunity to beat him and be one of the best in boxing. The opportunity to try to dethrone him like many have tried," Alexander explained.

The St. Louis native is confident that he hand Mayweather his first lost. Alexander is confident that his trainer Kevin Cunningham can come up with the perfect game plan to dethrone the WBC welterweight champion.

"Floyd is a one of a kind fighter. He's right about being on top for such a long time. He's 44-0. 44 have tried and nobody has beat him. He's 36 but still an explosive fighter. In order to beat Floyd I think you have to match him with speed," stated Alexander. 

"You have to have the same abilities that he has. No slow fighter, or fighter that just stands there is going to beat him. I think I have the smarts and me and my team can come up with the perfect game plan," Alexander told BoxingScene Radio.

You can listen to the show in its entirety by clicking here: http://tobtr.com/s/4732761

Send questions or comments to ringsidewriter@gmail.com . Follow Ryan on Twitter @ringsidewriter and tune in to BoxingScene Radio, BoxingScene's official audio on Tuesdays from 6-8PM PST. The show is hosted by Ernie Gabion, Luis Sandoval and Ryan Burton 

Tags: Devon Alexander , Floyd Mayweather Jr. , Mayweather-Alexander , Mayweather vs Alexander


 

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comment by MurkaMan, on 05-24-2013
[QUOTE=Jaliscoguey13]Maybe everybody knew they just didnt want to pay for that fight.[/QUOTE] I dont think anyone knew the fight was going on. Think about it, a hell of a match up, and dangerous fight for Floyd would attract allot of people.

comment by Jloro, on 05-24-2013
It would be the fuinniest thing if Alexander stopped mayweather. Everyone would have heart attacks either cheering so hard or crying

comment by SaldanaCC, on 05-24-2013
Look at devon lik i look at khan both good fighters but far from great and nowhere near floyds level an hes talkin this i dont care bout the money......come on thats why ur boxing dummy!!!!!!!!

comment by Rome-By-Ko, on 05-23-2013
Skills??

comment by uniquehump, on 05-23-2013
Does anyone knows how they tally up the numbers from the theatre? I went once (for the Cotto fight I think) and it was cool for $25. But this time, my wife and I decided to stay of because it'll still cost us the $70 or more to drive to the next city that shows the fight at their theatre, pay $50...

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