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Devon Alexander Gets New Promoter

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Devon Alexander fights Andriy Kotelnik on August 7, 2010 in St. Louis (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Devon Alexander fights Andriy Kotelnik on August 7, 2010 in St. Louis (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

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LAS VEGAS (KMOX) – A St. Louisan continues to make noise in professional boxing.

Golden Boy Promotions announced Saturday night that it has signed a deal with former junior welterweight title-holder Devon Alexander.

He formerly was represented by Don King Promotions.

Golden Boy promoter Richard Schaefer says he hopes to include the 24-year-old Alexander in a welterweight tournament he’s pitching to networks like Showtime and HBO.

Alexander is 22-1 as a professional, with 13 knockouts. He’s coming off a split decision win in June.

Golden Boy Promotions was established in 2002 by boxer Oscar de la Hoya.

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