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Maidana To Retain His Title Status in Bout With Alexander

By Hilmar Rojas

The world championship committee of the World Boxing Asociation has approved Marcos Maidana's conditional request for his upcoming fight with Devon Alexander, which takes place on February 25th in St. Louis, Missouri. Maidana, the WBA's "regular" champion at 140-pounds, will fight Alexander at the welterweight limit of 147. Maidana (31-2, 28KOs) submitted the conditional request to ensure that his upcoming fight with Alexander (22-1, 13KOs) will not jeopardize his title status at 140. The move may indicate Maidana's desire to return to the junior welterweight division in 2012.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by JSS on 02-18-2012

Don't know why everyone here thinks that Maidana will have a bad showing or will lose tuis fight? When Maidana puts on the pressure on Devon, Devon is going to fold faster than a 7,2 hand in Texas Hold'm. Devon…

Comment by Uncle Rodge on 02-18-2012

Despite the fact the WBA would sanction the rape and torture of their own grandmothers for the correct fee, I actually think this is good news. There is a high probability that he’ll get robbed after all.

Comment by flint on 02-18-2012

[QUOTE=RyunosukeRonin;11793603]Still curious why Maidana chose to fight in STL in a 10 rounder guess just to try to outdo Matthysse[/QUOTE]everybody knows the matthysse beat alexander.maidana is doing this to trap khan into a rematch.if it doesnt work. look for maidana…

Comment by flint on 02-18-2012

[QUOTE=Southpawology;11793579]maidanas gonna go back down to 140 and meet up with rios in the summer...hey i can dream right??[/QUOTE]i would love to see that too but arum won't let that happen.

Comment by MJ406 on 02-18-2012

Makes sense, if Maidana has a bad showing, he can just move back down and keep his title while fighting @ J WW

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