Bailey vs. Alexander
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After a 61 year drought, world championship boxing makes a sensational return to the New York borough of Brooklyn tomorrow evening with a quadruple title show at the spanking new Brooklyn Centre (home to the Brooklyn Nets NBA franchise).
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MIAMI (October 9, 2012) – International Boxing Federation (IBF) Welterweight Champion Randall “KO King” Bailey (43-7, 37 KOs) has fully recovered from a back injury that postponed his original September 8th title defense date against Devon Alexander “The Great” (23-1, 13 KOs). Three-time world champion Bailey plans to live-up to his “KO King” nickname against former two-time world lightweight titlist Alexander on October 20, featured on Showtime Championship Boxing, live from the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
“Training has been great, everything has gone very well,” Bailey said from his Florida training camp. “All I’m focused on is my October 20th fight in New York City. I could have cared less where it was, as long as it wasn’t St. Louis (Alexander’s hometown).”
The assertion by Alexander’s manager/trainer, Kevin Cunningham, that Bailey withdrew from that fight date because he wasn’t ready to fight Alexander, questioning the validity of Bailey’s back injury, has fueled Bailey’s fire.
“Kevin Cunningham is crazy,” Bailey claimed. “He’s not going to get hit and that’s why he’s been talking so much ‘smack.’ Ron Jackson (Mike Jones’ head trainer) did the same thing and he got fired after I knocked out Jones. (Bailey captured the IBF crown on June 9 by way of a devastating ‘Knockout of the Year’ candidate right uppercut in the 11th round.) I understand why he’s so upset, though. Now, he has to wait a little longer to get his two checks for this fight as manager and trainer. Continue reading