Devon Alexander Slated To Return on 8/18 on Showtime

By Osman Rodriguez

According to various sources, former junior welterweight champion Devon Alexander (23-1, 13KOs) is likely returning to action on August 18th on Showtime. Alexander is coming off of a dominating ten round unanimous decision victory over Marcos Maidana from this past February - in a fight where Alexander made his welterweight debut. Alexander's opponent and the venue are still to de determined. 

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by HBGBoxingFan on 04-06-2012

[QUOTE=WarMaidana;11975099]wtf is this it seems more and more good fights going to showtime. And all these fighters who HBO was loyal too (Williams, Berto and Alexander) are moving over wtf[/QUOTE]Golden Boy's attorney took over for Showtime, thus why fighters like…

Comment by rasdun on 04-06-2012

I never understood this - why do networks buy a fighter's fight w/o knowin who the opponent is - this often leads to so-so fights because theyl get whoever the "best available opponent" is. Ths happens with gary russel Jr.…

Comment by flint on 04-06-2012

i'd like to see alexander vs ortiz if the berto fight is pushed back again from his injury.

Comment by ManOnTheMoon on 04-05-2012

Just by taking a quick look at boxrec and top 25 welterweights, and knowing showtime, im predicting the opponent will be Antonio Decarie, who fights at the bell centre on 4/20 for the WBC international title, so it will likely…

Comment by Hougigo on 04-05-2012

[QUOTE=4CornersKid;11975226]If Khan beats Peterson on May 19th, he should fight Devon Alexander in August. That's 3 months between fights, more than enough time. I doubt that happens though. I wish the Brook-Alexander fight would happen.[/QUOTE] He should at least fight…

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