Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Team Alexander: We'll Finish Ortiz Like Mayweather Did!

By Ryan Burton

BoxingScene.com recently ran a story by Chris Robinson in which Victor Ortiz's trainer, Danny Garcia, said that he would like his fighter to face Devon Alexander next.  Alexander recently moved up to welterweight and is looking to make his debut in the division soon.

Garcia told Robinson, “That would be a good fight, because he only has one loss and he’s a former champion. I think that the people would like to see that fight. That way we can show the people that we’re not here to fight guys with four, five losses. We’re fighting guys near the top of the division or guys who are undefeated. Berto, Mayweather, and now Devon Alexander. We’ll show the people that we’re fighting the best and I think we can beat Devon Alexander.”

Alexander's manager and trainer Kevin Cunningham reached out to BoxingScene to respond to Garcia's statements.

"You can tell Danny Garcia that if he wants to get his fighter beat again then he's barking up the right f**king tree," Cunningham told Boxingscene.com.

Team Alexander has been recently campaigning for a fight with Andre Berto and Paulie Malignaggi. Cunningham said that they would have no problem facing Ortiz instead of either of those fighters.  The fact that both fighters are signed to Golden Boy makes the fight easier to make. 

"Any fighter's name that we mention we are willing to fight.  Let's see if they are willing to backup what they are saying when they let shit slip out of their mouth.  We are both with Golden Boy so it shouldn't be a hard fight to make."

Alexander and Ortiz both grew up in the midwest and have known each other since their amateur days.  Cunningham concluded our conversation with this parting shot.

"They can start some sh*t with Devon if they want to and we are gonna finish it just like Floyd did."

Send questions or comments to [email protected] Follow Ryan on Twitter @ringsidewriter and tune in to The Boxing Lab, Boxingscene's official audio on Tuesdays. The show is hosted by Ernie Gabion, Luis Sandoval and Ryan Burton.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Big Lou on 10-13-2011

If Berto-Ortiz 2 does'nt happen, Why not Alexander-Ortiz ?

Comment by spoonwars on 10-12-2011

[QUOTE=flint;11284262]if victor ortiz gets the right mindset. he can be unstoppable @147.[/QUOTE] If Ortiz heard you say that, he'd be like, "Whoa, yeah... what?"

Comment by El.Naranjito707 on 10-12-2011

Let Ortiz beat his a$$ and give the leftovers to Paulie.

Comment by -Kev- on 10-12-2011

[QUOTE=prinzemanspopa;11282705]Alexander couldn't crack a rotten egg.[/QUOTE] But he did cracked Urango and Witter's eggs.

Comment by bojangles1987 on 10-12-2011

[QUOTE=BoriBlaze1;11284061]Devon Alexander is Garbage he lot to Bradley who has no KO power. And he lost to Maytthesse. And Victor Ortiz is a better boxer and has more power then both them guys. Alexander may have only one lost on…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (58)
Top Headlines Zlaticanin: I Plan To Knock Mikey Garcia Out, He's Easy To Hit! Chavez Jr. Admits: If I Don't Beat Britsch - Then It's Time To Go! Photos: Billy Joe Saunders Looks Poor in Lackluster Akavov Win Billy Joe Saunders: I'll Do My Two Mandatories, Then a Big Fight Frank Warren Sees Bradley Skeete Going For World Title in 2017 Tony Bellew Hints That David Haye is Broke: His Life is in Turmoil! Julian Williams: I'm More Focused, I Definitely Went The Extra Mile Marcos Villasana Jr. Knocks Out Jorge Luis Rodriguez In Eight McGregor: F*** Mayweather's Manager, I Hold All The Numbers! Johnny Navarrete Shocks Jorge Paez Jr. - Retirement Looms? Ed Brown is Fighting For His Life After Being Shot in The Head Saunders: I Called Out GGG, Now I'm Embarrassed By Performance Michael Conlan: McGregor Will Carry Irish Flag at My Pro Debut Photos: Andy Ruiz Hits New Zealand For Joseph Parker Showdown Billy Joe Saunders vs. Artur Akavov - CompuBox Punch Stats Freddie Roach Impressed: Murat Gassiev Was a Beast in There Murat Gassiev vs. Denis Lebedev - CompuBox Punch Stats Billy Joe Saunders Struggles in Decision Win Over Artur Akavov Lolenga Mock, Sherman Williams Win in Aarhus, Denmark Jack Catterall Outpoints Diego Luque, Retains Fringe WBO Regional Lebedev Wants a Rematch: I Thought I Won or it Was a Draw Paul Butler Beats Alexander Cazares, Targets Jamie McDonnell Kubrat Pulev Batters, Stops Samuel Peter in Four Rounds Murat Gassiev Drops, Decisions Lebedev With Split Nod For IBF Belt Denis Lebedev vs. Murat Gassiev - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Julius Indongo Destroys Eduard Troyanovsky in One - HUGE Upset Denis Shafikov vs. Richard Commey - CompuBox Punch Stats Maxim Vlasov Blasts Rakhim Chakhkiev in Wild Shootout Marcos Villasana Jr. Looks To Continue His Run in Acapulco Frank Warren: Eubank Jr is All Talk, Won't Sign To Face Saunders Denis Lebedev vs. Murat Gassiev - LIVE Results From Moscow Jessie Magdaleno: Manny Robles Should Be Trainer of The Year Jose Ramirez Ready To Travel, Challenge Ricky Burns in Scotland Juan Manuel Marquez Will Enter Camp in January, No Retirement Abel Sanchez To Saunders: Stop Talking, Call To Fight Golovkin Pazienza Understands Blackwell's Desire To Put Himself at Risk Frank Warren on Flanagan's Options, Saunders' Return, More Cecilia Braekhus vs. Klara Svensson Looms For January 28 Bellew: McGegor Just Wants UFC Shares, Mayweather Drills Him Video: Thomas Dulorme on Sparring Mayweather, Joining TMT
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement