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Alexander vs. Brook Heading To Nokia in Los Angeles

By Ryan Burton

BoxingScene.com has been informed that the IBF welterweight title clash between champion Devon Alexander and mandatory challenger Kell Brook is headed to the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif. The fight takes place on January 19th and will be televised by Showtime.

Los Angeles and Las Vegas were both considered as possible locations for the fight. Alexander's team didn't want to go to the Brit's backyard while Brook wouldn't agree to fight in Alexander's hometown of St. Louis, MO. which lead to the fight ending up in a neutral location.

WBC 140 pound interim champion Lucas Matthysse is slated to appear in the televised co-feature against an opponent to be determined.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Heavy Hitter on 12-05-2012

[QUOTE=Big Lou;12770600]I bet you are a Maidana fan,and Devon beat him up like no one else did. Berto/Guerrero did lots of huggin, but you might have thought that was a great fight ha ?[/QUOTE] Ok, you're a Alexander fan, I…

Comment by thuggery on 12-05-2012

[QUOTE=Big Lou;12770600][B]I bet you are a Maidana fan[/B],and Devon beat him up like no one else did. Berto/Guerrero did lots of huggin, but you might have thought that was a great fight ha ?[/QUOTE] How is being a fan of…

Comment by LA_2_Vegas on 12-05-2012

cool. alright Big Lou, I'm gonna go to this fight don't let ur guy Devon stink this one up, he is due for a good fight and Brook will be hungry.

Comment by Big Lou on 12-05-2012

[QUOTE=Heavy Hitter;12770559]I don't know what this means. Alexander has not been in a fun fight in a long ass time. Alexander is as close to a UFC fighter in boxing w/ all that hugging he does all fight.[/QUOTE] I bet…

Comment by thuggery on 12-05-2012

[QUOTE=Heavy Hitter;12770559]I don't know what this means. Alexander has not been in a fun fight in a long ass time. Alexander is as close to a UFC fighter in boxing w/ all that hugging he does all fight.[/QUOTE] And don't…

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