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Alexander: Every Time Purdy Opened Up, I Hurt Him

On Tuesday IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander paid a visit to BoxingScene Radio to talk about his victory over Lee Purdy that took place Saturday night in Atlantic City. During the fight the 2...Read More

CompuBox Stats: Devon Alexander Punished Lee Purdy

It wasn't Lee Purdy, as overweight late sub had the earmuffs on all fight, averaging just 48 punches thrown/12 landed per round before his corner stopped the fight. Devon Alexander, in an attempt to ...Read More

Video: Matthysse-Peterson Post Fight Press Conference

Bill Emes catches the post-fight press conference to Lamont Peterson vs. Lucas Matthysse. Hear comments from Matthysse, Peterson, Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer, IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexa...Read More

Photos: Devon Alexander Pounds Lee Purdy For TKO

Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City - IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander (25-1, 13 KOs) kept his title and streak going with a seventh round TKO over Lee Purdy (20-4-1, 13 KOs). Purdy took a beating ...Read More

Lee Purdy is Devastated Over Corner Pulling Him Out

Colchester welterweight Lee Purdy produced a gutsy display before being pulled out by his corner after seven rounds against IBF champion Devon Alexander in Atlantic City on Saturday night. Alexander (...Read More

Devon Alexander: I Knew I Could Beat Him With One Hand

Devon Alexander said hurting his left hand in the first round of his fight with Lee Purdy changed his game plan but didn’t get in the way of him going on to win by seventh-round technical knockout. Pu...Read More

Cunningham: Alexander Broke Left Hand in First Round

Devon Alexander's trainer and manager Kevin Cunningham has advised BoxingScene.com that his fighter broke his left hand in the first round of his TKO victory over Lee Purdy last night in Atlantic City...Read More

Devon Alexander Beats Down Lee Purdy For TKO Win

Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City - IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander (25-1, 14KOs) handed a one-sided beating to Lee Purdy (20-4-1, 13KOs), securing a seventh round stoppage when the corner would...Read More

CompuBox Historical Review: Alexander vs. Purdy

IBF welterweight champiom Devon Alexander below avg. with accuracy, but it shouldn't matter vs. British contender Lee Purdy, whose opponents (Rivera & Carrasco) landed 40% of their power shots....Read More

Hearn: Lee Purdy Could Hit The Jackpot With Upset Win

LEE PURDY can go from unlicensed brawler to ­millionaire if he stuns Devon Alexander in ­Atlantic City tonight. The unknown Colchester boxer is given little chance against the IBF welterweight cham...Read More

CompuBox Fight Analysis: Devon Alexander-Lee Purdy

For Devon Alexander, the last several months have been a series of starts and stops. He was supposed to start off 2013 with a bout against mandatory challenger Kell Brook but an ankle injury pushed ba...Read More

Photos: Peterson-Matthysse, Alexander-Purdy Weigh-In

UPDATE: "Lee Purdy couldn't shift the final [half a pound]," promoter Eddie Hearn wrote on Twitter. "Fight goes ahead with Alexander. If Lee wins, he will fight for [the] vacant title next." Caesar...Read More

Weights: Peterson-Matthysse, Alexander, Purdy Over Limit

Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City - The weights are in for Saturday's Showtime televised doubleheader. In the main event, junior welterweight champions Lamont Peterson and Lucas Matthysse will battle at a...Read More

Lee Purdy Warns: If I Connect, Alexander is Going Down

Lee Purdy has warned Devon Alexander that he will put on an explosive show in Atlantic City as he bids to rip the IBF welterweight title from his grasp on Saturday night live on Sky Sports HD1. Pur...Read More

Purdy Ready: Devon Alexander is Not an Elite Fighter

Lee Purdy insists Devon Alexander is not an 'elite' fighter and he plans to dethrone the IBF welterweight champion on Saturday night. Purdy stepped in to face Alexander on short notice after Kell B...Read More

Photos: Peterson-Matthysse, Alexander-Purdy Presser

NEW YORK - All five of the fighters in attendance at Wednesday's press conference at Lucille's Bar & Grill (located inside B.B. King's Blues Club) in New York City were confident and ready for fight n...Read More

Purdy Warns Alexander: I'll Be Dangerous For Twelve

Lee Purdy is ready to make his mark in the welterweight division ahead of his world title bout with Devon Alexander in Atlantic City's infamous Boardwalk Hall on Saturday. Purdy is being given next...Read More

Devon Alexander is Ready To "Rock and Roll" in AC

Devon Alexander chose to move up to welterweight more than a year ago to avoid future struggles at the scales. While his body is thankful, his schedule has yet to reap the benefits. The St. Louis-a...Read More

Alexander: Purdy in The Wrong Place at The Wrong Time

IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander (24-1, 13KOs) plans to make a statement when he takes on Lee Purdy (20-3-1, 13KOs) on Saturday night at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. Purdy is a late r...Read More

Kell Brook Rips Khan, Picks Alexander Over Purdy

Kell Brook is willing to wait longer for a world title shot if it means he can settle his feud with Amir Khan. The 26-year-old welterweight has endured a nightmare spell with injuries forcing two p...Read More