Devon Alexander: After Bailey, Amir Khan Can Be Next

By Ryan Burton recently spoke to former junior welterweight champion Devon Alexander about comments made by Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer. In a recent article on BoxingScene, Schaefer mentioned that Alexander could be a possible future opponent for Amir Khan, who likely will move up to welterweight in the near future.

Alexander (23-1, 13KOs) is scheduled to fight IBF welterweight champion Randall Bailey (43-7, 37KOs) on September 8th.  The St. Louis native said that he would have no problem facing Khan after Bailey. 

The British star may possibly pursue a rematch with WBA/WBC champion Danny Garcia, who knocked Khan out in four rounds last Saturday night - but Alexander believes Khan should move up in weight.

"After I handle my business with Bailey, Khan can be next if he wants it. He should move up to 147 anyway," Alexander told

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by danceswithfire on 07-17-2012

[QUOTE=PBP;12345926]Why do people hate Devon so much? He was probably asked by the interviewer specifically if he would fight Khan and he answered the question. That's not really a "call out".[/QUOTE] you dont remeber the famous lines "it burns ,…

Comment by Alpha & Omega on 07-17-2012

I am no Devon fan and that grunting BS he does when punching is extremely annoying. He also got BS decisions against Kotelnik and Matthysse, however, I do not think Khan is beating him at 147. Granted he has only…

Comment by MASTER1454 on 07-17-2012

I'd like to see Molina come back down to 147 - let him & Devon hug it out at a neutral site LOL

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 07-17-2012

[QUOTE=-SWIFT-;12347383]Dammit the cherry picking has to stop[/QUOTE] Can't lie this mad me LOL...

Comment by Dom01 on 07-17-2012

Cherry Picking mofo

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