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Bailey: No Contract, Team Alexander F***ing Around

By Ryan Burton

BoxingScene.com recently spoke to Randall Bailey who said that he has returned to the gym and has began working out lightly in preparation for his September 8th fight against Devon Alexander.  The newly crowned IBF champion did however say that he is skeptical that the fight actually takes place.

"I don't think the fight is going to happen. I still don't have a contract for the fight. How can there be a fight without a contract? I think they are just fu***ng around," Bailey told BoxingScene.

The Florida native also said that despite reports to the contrary, he isn't planning on fighting Alexander in his hometown of St. Louis, Missouri and would prefer a neutral venue. He also said there is a chance that he could end up fighting on the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr-Sergio Martinez undercard. 

"Why should I have to go to his hometown? I'm not asking him to go to mine. We should fight somewhere neutral like Las Vegas or somewhere else," Bailey stated.

"If the fight doesn't happen I hear I probably will be fighting on September
15th on the (Chavez-Martinez)undercard," he continued. 

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Big Lou on 07-10-2012

Team Alexander is the highest bidder. Bailey needs to stop crying abt the venue, and focus on knocking Devon out.

Comment by hitking on 07-10-2012

Come on Bailey, do it in STL. That way I can make the short drive up from Nashville.

Comment by Bushbaby on 07-10-2012

Devon better tell golden boy to handle business, like yesterday.

Comment by Sparked_26 on 07-10-2012

[QUOTE=Ray*;12320079]Bailey needs to sell to the highest bidder, He doesnt have to fight devon straight away, He can alway take an easy fight and see if Brooks comes to the table with a better offer. [B]This is his opportunity to…

Comment by Longjab10 on 07-10-2012

C'mon, it should be alright, you know you aint winning by UD Bailey, there won't be a robbery since he's going to box your ass off. Just take it when the contract arrives and try to KTFO of Devon, you…

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