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Devon Alexander-Luis Collazo in Play For December 7

By Mike Coppinger

A deal is close to match IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander and Luis Collazo, BoxingScene.com has been advised per a source with knowledge of the negotiations.

The bout would headline "Showtime Championship Boxing" on Dec. 7 at Barclays Center. Zab Judah versus Paulie Malignaggi wood serve as the co-feature.

Alexander and Amir Khan were slated to meet on that date. But with rumors swirling that Khan will get a crack at Floyd Mayweather in May, Khan is believed to be moving on from a fight with Alexander so he doesn't jeopardize his biggest fight to date.

Collazo of Brooklyn, N.Y. easily defeated Alan Sanchez on Fox Sports 1 last month in San Antonio. Before that, Collazo (34-5, 17 KOs) fought his last two fights at Barclays Center.

Collazo's biggest fight was a unanimous loss to Ricky Hatton in 2006, a bout many believe he won.

Alexander (25-1, 14 KOs) was supposed to fight Kell Brook on three separate occasions, but finally ended up fighting Lee Purdy on Showtime in May, a bout Alexander won by seventh-round stoppage.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by SkillspayBills on 10-05-2013

[QUOTE=Southpawology;13809968]How the f*ck is devon alexander the main event when you have two brooklyn veterans fighting in BROOKLYN??? And why the f*ck does alexander keep getting pushed on us from the powers that be. He will get booed out of…

Comment by MC Hammer on 10-05-2013

[QUOTE=MoneyMayGoat;13811112]Congrats of creating a match up more boring than Paulie vs. Zab. Maybe Showtime and GBP should just tank the last quarter of the year. I'm in for Broner vs. Maidana and whomever Santa Cruz fights; I'll let you guys…

Comment by MC Hammer on 10-05-2013

[QUOTE=QballLobo;13810032]Floyd fans better start practicing their spin now because they will have to defend Floyd vs. Khan for a long time until next May...[/QUOTE] I'm a fan, and I can pretty much say, this isn't the best possible fight competition…

Comment by Jc8804 on 10-05-2013

Lmao . Thats devons big fight for 2013! Wow. Guy should have took shorter money to beat up khan and cash that money man lotto Ticket. But, he got put on the back burner by GBP who Viewed him as…

Comment by MrClutch85 on 10-05-2013

Alexander Collazo terrible fight

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