The former world champion in two different weight classes Devon Alexander entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 26-3-0 (14 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.10 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Manny Pacquiao) but he lost two out of his three last fights: against Shawn Porter (=Alexander vs Porter) and Amir Khan (=Khan vs Alexander). Between the two losses he beat Jesus Soto Karass (=Alexander vs Soto Karass).
His opponent, Aaron Martinez, has an record of 19-4-1 (4 knockouts) and he entered as the No.78 in the same weight class and he comes off two consecutive defeats: he lost to Josesito Lopez (=Lopez vs Martinez) and Robert Guerrero (=Guerrero vs Martinez). Alexander vs Martinez is the main event of the evening. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Gila River Arena, Glendale, Arizona, USA
Division: welterweight (147 lbs, 66.7 kg)
Alexander’s previous fight: Amir Khan vs Devon Alexander
Martinez’s previous fight: Robert Guerrero vs Aaron Martinez
Martinez’s next fight: Sammy Vasquez vs Aaron Martinez
Alexander’s next fight: Devon Alexander vs Walter Castillo