Floyd Mayweather Says Devon Alexander is Front Runner to Be His Next Opponent
I think this is just misdirection from Floyd Mayweather, but it should be noted that Devon Alexander just canceled an upcoming fight with a mysterious bicep injury.
Alexander is a solid fighter, but his name recognition beyond hard core boxing fans is null and void. Mayweather says he is about money, but this wouldn’t be a big money fight for Mayweather.
Mayweather is always going to make money, but facing Robert Guerrero or Canelo Alvarez would be major, while fighting Alexander would just be a yawn.
With that being said as we have learned in boxing is anything can happen, but expect a worldwide groin if this is announced. I still have my doubts.
The negotiations for my fight are almost done. The front runner is IBF Champion Devon Alexander. It’d be a unification bout at welterweight.
— Floyd Mayweather (@FloydMayweather) February 6, 2013