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Devon Alexander Confident of World Title Win in 2015

By Ryan Burton

Former three-time wordl champion Devon Alexander (26-2, 14KOs) envisions 2015 being a big year for him. The St. Louis, MO native lost his IBF welterweight title last December to Shawn Porter but bounced back in June with a dominating win over rugged Mexican contender Jesus Soto Karass.

Alexander said that he plans on returning to the ring in ether November or December and then plans on getting a major fight in the first half of 2015. He said that he has no doubt that he will capture a fourth world championship before the end of next year.

"I want to fight one more time this year and go out with a bang. Then next year I will get my title back and many more. By end of next year I'll be on the pound for pound list and a force to reckoned with," Alexander told BoxingScene.com.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MrRolltide91 on 10-10-2014

[QUOTE=PBP;15013128]If he beats Keith Thurman he's right in the mix. I don't know what the hold up is[/QUOTE] Agreed......

Comment by Greed. on 10-10-2014

He won't get a shot at Pac or Mayweather. He would have a good chance against Kell, stylistically easier than Porter. I wonder how Kell will react to a guy who can move around the ring and has fast hands.

Comment by lutenco on 10-10-2014

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;15013172]Khan was never signed to fight Devon but yeah no one was scared of anyone.[/QUOTE] Also Hearn and fighters said at that time Brook was not yet mentally prepared to fight at world level be√†use he didn't have…

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 10-10-2014

[QUOTE=jas;15013171]and khan pulled out of the devon fight....same reason[/QUOTE] Khan was never signed to fight Devon but yeah no one was scared of anyone.

Comment by jas on 10-10-2014

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;15013168]I didn't say he was scared. You're the one accusing people of being scared. You think Brook was scared of Alexander but then went on to fight a guy who bullied Alexander for 12 rounds and took his…

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