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Maidana Expects a Tough Fight, Wants To KO Alexander

By Jhonny Gonzalez

On the 25th of this month, Marcos Maidana (31-2-0, 28 KOs) will move up to the welterweight division to face Devon Alexander (22-1-0, 13 KOs), who also makes his first appearance at 147. Maidana is training very hard in Puerto Rico and views Alexander as the toughest task that he's ever faced in the ring, because of the new weight and the speed of his opponent.

"This seems to be the toughest fight of my career, but I'm going to come in there all or nothing. I like going to war, it's what I choose to do [in the ring]. I feel stronger [at 147], I lost none of my explosiveness. The sparring partners tell me that they feel my power in sparring. I'm going to put pressure on him. I'm going to corner him, not let him get any air and not allow him to run. It will be my toughest fight, because he is left-handed, and skilled and faster than me," Maidana said.

Maidana wants to avoid the past mistake of his countryman, Lucas Matthysse, who had Alexander in trouble but failed to finish him off and then lost a close decision.

"I do not want to go out in the manner of Lucas Matthysse. I'm all or nothing. I'm going to his backyard, so I have to knock him out," Maidana said.

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Comment by bray26 on 02-07-2012

[QUOTE=-EAGLE-;11757228]I just don't want to see another robbery or **** BOXING I'LL QUIT BEING A FAN!!![/QUOTE] Co signing that! When I was growing up my Dad hated boxing! Said it was too corrupt! Just as bad as wrestling with it's…

Comment by Jack Napier on 02-07-2012

Alexander the twat is overrated so is Maidana, but this isn't a boxer-brawler fight the brawler can't win Alexander looked bad against Lucas, another slugger he was pressured by Kotelnik and rightfully lost but that was a calmer boxing style…

Comment by -EAGLE- on 02-07-2012

[QUOTE=The_Scorecard;11757112]Maidana wins this, but very probable he will get robbed Going to use the free Scorecard app on a anroid phone that I Downloaded from my location

Comment by -EAGLE- on 02-07-2012

I just don't want to see another robbery or **** BOXING I'LL QUIT BEING A FAN!!!

Comment by Southpawology on 02-07-2012

[QUOTE=Young Money;11755879]It is going to be a 10 rounder. "10-Rounds Welterweight" [url]http://www.hbo.com/boxing/index.html#/boxing/fights/index.html[/url][/QUOTE] wttffffffff , f*ck 10 round main events

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