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Devon Alexander rips Amir Khan ahead of their rumored clash; claims he loses every time he faces elite competition

Former junior welterweight champion Amir Khan following his loss to Danny Garcia (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)


By Chris Robinson

On Saturday night, IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander (24-1, 13 KO’s) will look to make the first successful defense of his title when he meets up with Colchester’s Lee Purdy (20-3-1, 13 KO’s) inside of the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

Having seen a scheduled fight with British star Kell Brook fall through on three separate occasions, Alexander may very well end up facing his countryman Amir Khan next instead.

The latest rumors have Khan, a former champion at 140 pounds, eyeing a move to the welterweight division for his December 7th return, possibly against Alexander.
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Devon Alexander: ‘Every guy that Amir Khan gets in the ring with who’s elite, he loses’

Speaking with reporter Michelle Phelps, IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander speaks on the recent rumors going around that he could be facing off with former junior welterweight champion Amir Khan come December. Here what Devon had to say…
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