Devon Alexander and Peterson Brothers Featured at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall Saturday
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Devon Alexander and Peterson Brothers Featured at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall Saturday
By Ken Hissner, Doghouse Boxing (May 17, 2013)

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Golden Boy Promotions is putting on 82 rounds of boxing at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall Saturday! In the main event will be Devon “Alexander the Great” Alexander, 24-1 (13), of St. Louis, MO, defending his IBF welterweight title against No. 4 ranked Lee “Lights Out” Purdy, 20-3-1 (13), the IBF International and British champion over 12 rounds.

The co-feature will have at #141 a non-title bout between IBF light welterweight champion Lamont “Havoc” Peterson, 31-1-1 (16), of Wash. DC, against Lucas Martin Matthysse, 33-2 (31), of Bueno Aires, ARG, the interim WBC light welterweight champion over 12 rounds.

Former Olympian Shawn “Showtime” Porter, 20-0-1 (14), of Akron, OH, takes on Phil “Italian Sensation” Lo Greco, 25-0 (14), of Toronto, CAN, over 10 rounds in the welterweight division. Porter is the No. 5 ranked contender in the WBO while Lo Greco is the No. 13 and No. 12 in the WBA.

Anthony Peterson, 31-1 (20), of Memphis, TN, takes on Dominic Salcido, 18-4 (9), of Rialto, CA, in a 10 round lightweight bout. Thomas Williams, Jr., 13-0 (10), of Ft Washington, MD, takes on Otis “Triple OG” Griffin, 24-12-2 (10) of Sacramento, CA, over 10 rounds in the light heavyweight division.

Cesar Seda, 24-1 (17), of PR, takes on Miguel Tamayo, 14-5-2 (12), of MEX, over 8 rounds in the bantamweight division. Olympians Rau’shee Warren, 3-0 (1), and Robert Easter, 3-0 (0), of Cinn., OH, along with Jamel Herring, 2-0 (1), of Coram, NY, will be featured in 4 round bouts. Two UK boxers Haroon Khan, 1-0 (0), brother of Amir Khan, and Anthony Ogogo, 1-0 (1), will also be in 4 round bouts.

First bout is at 3:30pm and the main event at 9:00pm over USA Showtime!
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