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The top two 140 pounders in the world have finally signed to fight each other. This should be a high energy fight as these are two of the most athletic fighters in any weight class. The fight will be taking place on January 29th and will be aired on HBO. The location of the fight has yet to be named.
Devon Alexander is coming off of a decision victory over Olympic medalist Andriy Kotelnik in which he looked frustrated at times, but did enough to win the fight. Tim Bradley is coming of a Welterweight contest against previously unbeaten Luis Carlos Abregu. He dominated the fight, and proved that he was simply too good for the hard hitting Argentinean.
I expect this to be a very good fight, and it’s nice to see a fight where we don’t have a good idea who’s going to win. Bradley is ranked by many as the top man at 140, but Alexander isn’t too far behind him. Both fighters hit hard enough to knock the other one out, so this should make for a good fight. Both men have great footwork, hand speed and combination punching. This fight promises to be entertaining, and it’s always great to see the top two guys in a division square off.
It is expected by many that the winner of this fight will challenge the winner of Khan vs. Maidana. The Light Welterweight division is heating up, and becoming one of the most entertaining in boxing. This is a huge fight and it promises not to disappoint.