Devon Alexander Loses IBF Title Fight

NEW YORK (KMOX/AP)- St. Louisan Devon Alexander no longer is the IBF welterweight title holder.

Shawn Porter (23-0-1) remained unbeaten and took the belt from Alexander (25-2) by winning a unanimous decision (115-113, 116-112 and 116-112), Saturday night in Brooklyn, New York.

The fight was one of four televised on the Showtime Network, and all four went the distance.

Paulie Malignaggi beat Zab Judah, Erslandy Lara outpointed Austin Trout, and Sakio Bika won a split decision over Anthony Dirrell.

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