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Bundrage's No-Show at Final Presser Raises Concerns

By David "Los Gatos Rosenberg

Today there was a notable absence at the final press conference for Saturday's big junior welterweight showdown between Devon Alexander and Lucas Matthysse at the Family Arena in St. Charles, MO, which is going to be televised by HBO. IBF champion Cornelius "K9" Bundrage, who is scheduled to face his mandatory challenger Sechew Powell was a no show.

Calls to Bundrage were not returned and it can't be confirmed if the former Contender series star will still go through with the fight. The fight is scheduled to be on the untelevised portion of the undercard. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Medved on 06-22-2011

Probably got booked. I wouldnt be suprised if judges cards were already made like the Kotelnik-Alexander fight, and the undercard, Both had exact same scores for both fights iirc. Don King needs to retire from boxing, what a scum

Comment by 5burowz on 06-22-2011

Can't say I blame K-9. His fight isn't even being televised and he probably feels slighted by that. Don King is still probably pissed he beat the hell out of Cory Spinks so he's trying to stick it to K-9…

Comment by MAXWELL_ on 06-22-2011

[quote=MAXWELL_;10730695]what is with this don king venue? in st. charles??? giullermo jones dropped out earlier. bundrage a no-show at presser. what . they don't want to play along with what king has in store for them? and the wierdness of…

Comment by Cotto's Father on 06-22-2011

coward.....................

Comment by OnePunch on 06-22-2011

I think Matthysse stretches Devon, so they're gonna have a hard time jobbing him.......lol [QUOTE=MAXWELL_;10730695]what is with this don king venue? in st. charles??? giullermo jones dropped out earlier. bundrage a no-show at presser. what . they don't want to…

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