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Team Maidana Want Anti-Doping Tests, Alexander Accepts

By Osman Rodriguez

BoxingScene.com has been advised that manager Sebastián Contursi, on behalf of Marcos Maidana (31-2, 28KOs), made a request to Tim Lueckenhoff, Executive Director of the Missouri Office of Athletics, to include post-fight anti-doping tests in the scheduled welterweight fight with Devon Alexander (22-1, 13KOs).

We've been advised that Alexander, and manager/trainer Kevin Cunningham, accepted Maidana's request immediately.

Alexander-Maidana takes place on February 25th at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. HBO will televise.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by tlarry on 02-15-2012

Devon has to be dirtying his diapers about now. Guerrero got close to fight night with Maidana, then claimed torn rotator cuff, and cancelled their fight. SInce has had NO interest in rescheduling, yet has called out everyone else in…

Comment by Boxingtech718v2 on 02-14-2012

Props to Alexander for accepting and not crying about it.

Comment by Body Movin' on 02-14-2012

i'm tempted to ask maidana why the sudden request, his team is very responsive on twitter. i'm certain the chavez-rubio debacle influenced their decision. props to alexander for accepting.

Comment by knockoutkid on 02-14-2012

shouldnt this be a 12 rounder not 10? surely they can get an alphabet title.

Comment by Fetta on 02-14-2012

[QUOTE=jtcs1981;11781473]So Missouri is like Texas that post fight drug test is not required? Or they are doing this so what happened in Texas dont happened in this fight?[/QUOTE]I would think they doing this so what happened in Texas doesnt happen…

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