"We didn't get Money this time, but we ain't got no problem going to Chocolate City an whoopin' Broke Brook's ass in D.C. on May 18," stated Kevin Cunningham, world-class trainer of IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander, who commented on the prospect of facing mandatory challenger Kell Brook on May 18 in Washington D.C. The fight was originally scheduled to take place on January 19, but an ankle injury suffered by Brook pushed the fight back to February 23 before a subsequent bicep injury sustained by Alexander postponed it indefinitely.
According to reports, the bout is now being targeted for a May 18 Showtime doubleheader that will also feature IBF jr. welterweight champion Lamont Peterson defending his title against top challenger Lucas Matthysse in his hometown of Washington D.C. Regardless of the date and location, a doubleheader featuring Devon Alexander, Kell Brook, Lamont Peterson, and Lucas Matthysse should not disappoint, as it features 4 of the tops names in the 140 and 147 pound divisions, as well as a clash of styles that should present entertaining matchups for the fans.
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