Team Alexander Rip Brook: He'll Be Exposed, Fire Hearn

By Ryan Burton

In a recent video interview at, Kell Brook's trainer Dominic Ingle labeled IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander as a quitter and said that he will fold again when he goes up against a tough young fighter like his pupil.  Alexander's manager and trainer Kevin Cunningham took exception to those comments and wants to remind Ingle of what his fighter Junior Witter did when he faced Alexander in 2009.

"Dominic Ingle calls Devon a quitter. Hey Dominic you must have forgot that you were in the corner when Devon made Junior Witter quit," Cunningham told  He also predicted that Brook will be looking for a new team after Brook faces Alexander.   "After the fight Kell's going to fire (Eddie) Hearn and Ingle for putting him in this trick bag. They have fed Kell nothing but bums and then they bring him to the States to deal with a young seasoned champion. Come on man."

Alexander-Brook takes place on February 23rd at the Masonic Temple in Detroit, Michigan.  Showtime will televise the bout along with the co-featured fight between IBF junior middleweight champion Cornelius Bundrage and Ishe Smith.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by S. Saddler 1310 on 02-02-2013

[QUOTE=Andrew5550;12980415]Clearly Jones' power far exceeds that of Alexander. This guy used to KO LMW's - and Kell took all he threw at him. Alexander hasn't got the power to hurt Kell - He's simply not that powerful. Plus, with Kell's…

Comment by S. Saddler 1310 on 02-02-2013

[QUOTE=Col. Hans Landa;12980396]Maidana has overated power and you judge it on a fight he made his opponent chicken dance around the ring for four rounds?[/QUOTE] to be fair, though he was in big trouble through most of the 10th, Khan…

Comment by box yo head off on 02-02-2013

I don't know brook an I watch boxing allot...Devon is one of the most talented fighters out there.....I seen film on brook cause I had to research him to see what type of match up this will I have…

Comment by lefthooklead on 02-01-2013

Can't wait for this fight. Each time giving it the banter...Cunningham talking trash as usual and Devon staying quiet behind his idiotic manager. Big step up for Kell, but I believe it is a step up in the WW division…

Comment by LacedUp on 02-01-2013

[QUOTE=G22;12979802]Ingle shouldnt be talking about Alexander quitting when he already took a fighter over to the States that quit against Devon. Junior Witter wasnt even in that much trouble so it was surprising that he just suddenly gave up and…

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