Floyd Mayweather vs. Devon Alexander Is a Smart Business Decision, Here's Why

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Floyd Mayweather vs. Devon Alexander Is a Smart Business Decision, Here's Why
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Floyd Mayweather has once again surprised the boxing experts by announcing the "front-runner" for his next fight. IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander will most likely be Mayweather's next ring foe on May 4.

Already, criticism is pouring in from writers such as a my colleague at Bleacher Report, Kevin McRae, who seems almost disgusted with the choice.

What they don't see is the business genius of such a maneuver.

While the likes of WBC interim champion Robert Guerrero or WBC junior middleweight champion Saul Alvarez were expected, choosing Alexander allows both to end up possibly on Mayweather's undercard.

Here's a look into how this sneaky maneuver could formulate a great business plan.

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