On Monday it was announced that IBF welterweight titlist Devon Alexander hadwithdrawn from his mandatory defence against Kell Brook, scheduled for February 23rd, due to a right bicep injury. Since then, speculation has been rife that Alexander is in-line to face Floyd Mayweather Jr on May 4th, which Mayweather confirmed through his twitter account on Tuesday night.
Kell Brook’s promoter Eddie Hearn spoke to BoxingScene to give his opinion on the news. “I spoke to [Richard] Schaefer yesterday, he said he was meeting with Devon Alexander and Al Haymon yesterday afternoon and it all went very quiet since,” said Hearn.
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