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Team Alexander: We'll Show Brook Smart Aggression

By Ryan Burton

IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander (24-1, 13KOs) is currently in his training camp for his February 23rd showdown against his mandatory challenger Kell Brook (29-0, 19KOs). The fight takes place in Detroit, MI and will be broadcast by Showtime.  Alexander's manager and trainer Kevin Cunningham has advised BoxingScene that his pupil is looking to make a statement in his first fight of the New Year.

"Devon's preparing to school Kell Brook on the technique of smart aggression. Devon is really focused on making a statement in this fight," Cunningham said. 

Cunningham said that Brook is a good fighter and that they are 100% focused on the Brit. At the same time, the St. Louis based trainer knows that if Alexander is successful against Brook that there is no shortage of future opponents in the loaded welterweight division.

"Brooks' the mandatory and a good strong fighter so we are focused on taking care of him first but there are some good welterweight matchups. We would be interested in the Malignaggi-Mosley winner or a fight against Berto would also be good," Cunningham told BoxingScene.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Enzo Mc is SHIT on 01-10-2013

Alexander shouldn't be on TV. His style makes me want to die.

Comment by Weebler I on 01-10-2013

[QUOTE=dcole302;12892035]Devon has a very good resume. Call him boring or whatever you want, he's faced some top notch competition[/QUOTE] Very impressive list of opposition for a fighter of 25. I think he beats Brook but let's see.

Comment by yoz on 01-10-2013

Spoil, spoil, spoil. Clinch.

Comment by The_Demon on 01-10-2013

I hope Alexander comes out aggressive,i'm worried this could be another snooze fest

Comment by dcole302 on 01-06-2013

Devon has a very good resume. Call him boring or whatever you want, he's faced some top notch competition

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