Devon Alexander: I Will Put Bailey Out of His Misery

By Ryan Burton

IBF welterweight champion Randall Bailey recently criticized his September 8th opponent Devon Alexander for letting his trainer do the talking for him.

In an article that recently ran on, Bailey said - "Kevin (Cunninfgham) gonna do a lot of yelling in that corner talking all that shit and he's not the one backing
it up."

Former unified junior welterweight champion Devon Alexander spoke to BoxingScene and said that the mission had been accomplished and that his trainer/manager had done his job.

"Obviously Kevin did his job because he's in your head now. But on September 8th I will be the one that puts you out of your misery," said the low-key Alexander. 

Bailey-Alexander takes place on September 8th and will be broadcast on Showtime. The recent back and forth battle heated up with Bailey's reluctance to  face Alexander in his hometown of St. Louis and Cunningham stating that, "even if the fight was on Mars we would still whoop his ass."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mrlopez on 07-03-2012

[QUOTE=wylout;12298493]dont count on it, wont happen bruh[/QUOTE] I feel you.........I'm thinking its gonna be the same type of fight that Bailey had vs Jones. Gettin beat til the later rounds then BAM, another one bites the dust. I just wanna…

Comment by Big Lou on 07-03-2012

Bailey is still one of the most feared fighters in boxing. Devon better be on point.

Comment by -Kev- on 07-02-2012

Alexander's chin is very strong. Bailey will have to throw some big bombs. Matthysse hit Alexander with some powerful punches and only managed to KD him once. And you know Matthysse hits hard as fudge.

Comment by JKidd2624 on 07-02-2012

If Randall realizes it's ok to throw punches before round 10, this might be interesting. But, if he sits back and doesn't get off at all, Devon wins this by a massively wide - if not shut out - UD.…

Comment by -PBP- on 07-02-2012

I don't know about all that but this should be easy work for Devin.

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