By Ryan Burton
BoxingScene.com has been advised that the clash between IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander (24-1, 13KOs) and Kell Brook (29-0, 19KOs) has been finalized for May 18th in Atlantic City, NJ. It will most likely take place at Boardwalk Hall.
The fight was previously scheduled for January 26th and then February 23rd. The first time around Brook suffered an ankle injury, and then Alexander injured his right bicep to postpone the February date.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer is trying to complete a deal to pit IBF junior welterweight champion Lamont Peterson versus WBC interim junior welterweight king Lucas Matthysse as the other half of the doubleheader.
Showtime will broadcast the card.
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