Found February 23, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules:
Though they both share Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions as their promoter, junior lightweights Adrien Broner and Eloy Perez have taken considerably different routes to Saturday night's destination: a 12-round HBO-televised co-feature slot from St. Louis, Mo. underneath the welterweight clash between Devon Alexander and Marcos Maidana. Broner, 22, of Cincinnati, Ohio, has been the focus of attention in the United States when it comes to the 130-pound division; his last three bouts have all been televised by HBO and he has been well-favored to win all three of those contests. Against Perez, Broner is currently a 5-to-1 favorite to defend the WBO belt he won against overmatched Argentine Vicente Rodriguez in November. Perez was actually considered to fill that slot, but his team decided to wait for a better opportunity, a smart move in hindsight. “We definitely didn't want to go into a situation where everything was favored towards him, in his backyard or on his...

Alexander ready to silence doubters

For a fighter who is 22-1 with 13 knockouts, there are a lot of questions surrounding St. Louis native Devon Alexander that he is looking to answer in Saturday night's fight with Marcos Maidana of Argentina. Alexander is making his debut in the welterweight division and some wonder if he will be able to deal with the hard-punching Maidana's power. In his last few outings...

Flesh And Enamel: Devon Alexander Vs. Marcos Maidana Preview And Prediction

Both Devon Alexander and Marcos Maidana, who face one another Saturday on HBO, have spent the better part of the past few years hanging on by the skin of their teeth. Against Andriy Kotelnik and Lucas Matthysse, Alexander barely won, and plenty of observers don't think he deserved to win either of them at all. Marcos Maidana nearly lost to Victor Ortiz, DeMarcus Corley and Erik...

Alexander-Maidana, Broner-Perez weigh in results & photos

Tomorrow night on HBO Boxing, the Arch Enemies card from St. Louis will come our way, headlined by Devon Alexander vs. Marcos Maidana and Adrien Broner vs. Eloy Perez. Both are intriguing and hopefully exciting matches featuring young, dynamic fighters. This afternoon, the weigh-ins were held for the card, and right here you can find complete weigh-in results, weights and pictures...

Boxer Devon Alexander Wants to Prove He's World-Class Fighter

Devon Alexander will meet Marcos Maidana in HBO Boxing After Dark in what will be a clash of styles as the speedy and technical Alexander faces a hard-hitting brawler in Maidana. Alexander doesn't seem scared of Maidana's power, coming off a controversial win against a very similar fighter in Lucas Matthysse. "I think speed kills in any sport," said Alexander. ...

Arch Enemies: Devon Alexander vs. Marcos Maidana preview.

It all goes down this saturday on HBO.

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Boxing: Looking Ahead Towards "Arch Enemies" in St. Louis

Professional boxing is back in St. Louis this weekend for an HBO Boxing After Dark card.  The event will be headlined by local star and former jr. welterweight champion  Devon Alexander "The Great" who will battle the rough and rugged Argentinian Marcos "El Chino" Maidana.  Alexander (22 - 1 w/13 KO's), who hasn't fought since a controversial win...

Preview: Devon Alexander-Marcos Maidana

St. Louis native Devon Alexander "The Great" (22-1, 13 KOs) will take on Marcos "El Chino" Maidana (31-2, 28 KOs) of Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Saturday on HBO's Boxing After Dark in a 10-round welterweight bout to be held at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Both men, who are former junior welterweight world titlists, will be making their welterweight...

The Week's Boxing Schedule, Featuring Marcos Maidana, Devon Alexander, Alexander Povetkin, ...

Don't ever say that TQBR is not interested in the future of sport. Last week's schedule brought you the innovation that is Taser Ball, this week it's blindfolded boxing. Sure, they thought of it in 1949, but it probably just needed better PR. Hell, it looks like Paul Williams learnt some of his technique by watching that tape. Hohoho. Enough joviality. On...

Rafael: Maidana looking to knock out Alexander's hometown edge

KO artist Marcos Maidana might need one vs. St. Louis native Devon Alexander

Sharif Bogere, Deontay Wilder & Eddie Gomez featured on Arch Enemies undercard

Before the HBO cameras roll for the highly anticipated February 25"Arch Enemies" doubleheader featuring hometown hero Devon Alexander "The Great" against Marcos "El Chino" Maidana and the WBO Junior Lighweight Word Championship fight between Adrien "The Problem" Broner and Eloy "Prince" Perez, unbeatens Sharif "The Lion...
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