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Alexander is Ready To Face Ortiz if Andre Berto Can Not

By Ryan Burton

BoxingScene.com recently spoke to Devon Alexander's trainer and manager Kevin Cunningham. Alexander is coming off of last month's impressive unanimous decision victory over Marcos Maidana.

Cunningham caught wind of Boxingscene's recent story that revealed that Andre Berto may not be ready for his June 23rd rematch with Victor Ortiz. The fight was originally scheduled for February 11th but Berto suffered a ruptured bicep which caused the fight to be delayed and may cause it to be delayed further. 

In the article. Ortiz said that if Berto isn't ready to go on in June that he would move on to a different opponent.

Cunningham said that they have late July or early August targeted for Alexander's next fight and would be more than happy to face Ortiz if Berto is unable too.

"We are looking for Devon to come back in late July or early August.  We would be more than willing to fight Ortiz," Cunningham told Boxingscene.com.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 03-10-2012

[QUOTE=W@rri0r;11872512]Tell pro boxers that instead of pre-fight training camp they should see a shrink or maybe take up Bhuddism Tard Tard.[/QUOTE] That's what a training camp is about,not only to get ya body ready,but ya mind as well...But I can…

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 03-10-2012

[QUOTE=liraj;11872490]Is Alexander special? Come on now, you know style's make fight's, just because Maidana beat Ortiz doesn't mean Alexander can.[/QUOTE] Did you read what my post responded to??Try it next time...No Alexander is not special,and neither is Ortiz,that was the…

Comment by El Angel on 03-10-2012

Alexander vs the winner of Oriz-Berto II sounds good to me.

Comment by W@rri0r on 03-10-2012

[QUOTE=Rome-By-Ko;11871944]Oh add Pac to resume..LOL,you clowns are funny,how we talking about Bradley now??Two Ortiz d!ckriders bring him up.. Ortiz is great physically,but he lacks in the most important part of any boxer..His mentality,boxing is [B]80% mental and 20%physical[/B],which means Ortiz…

Comment by Boxingtech718v2 on 03-10-2012

I would watch it it would be interesting to see if Devon can continue to show us his improved WW stamina and power or was it just a fluke.

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