Devon Alexander: 'Pacquiao is going to be too fast and elusive for Mosley'
1/31/2011 12:44:17 AM
Devon Alexander appeared on episode 109 of 'On the Ropes Boxing Radio'
(Interviewed by Jenna J & Geoffrey Ciani) - This week’s 109th edition of On the Ropes Boxing Radio featured an exclusive interview with Devon Alexander (21-1, 13 KOs).:
His views on Amir Khan’s recent victory against Marcos Maidana:
“It was a good fight. It was a good fight but I don’t think much of Amir Khan. I think he still fights like an amateur. He hits and runs, hits and runs, and that’s just an amateur style. But him and Maidana was a good action packed fight and I take nothing from him. But I think, like I’ve been saying, he’s just an ordinary fighter.”
On speculation that he could be a future opponent for Manny Pacquiao:
“It would be amazing. Pacquiao’s one of the best fighters in the boxing game right now and for me to step into the ring with him that would be amazing, and I would fully take advantage of that opportunity.”
His views on the upcoming fight between Pacquiao and Sugar Shane Mosley:
“It will be a good fight. It will be a good fight but I think She’s reflexes and his quickness is gone right about now. You’re just going to see in the fight. I think Pacquiao is going to be too fast and elusive for Mosley and he’s going to be moving too much for him for him to catch him, just like Floyd did.”
On who he believes presents the toughest test for Manny Pacquiao:
“I don’t know. I haven’t really thought about that. I don’t know. You don’t want to go too big. I haven’t really thought about that, but there are some good fights to be made out there with Pacquiao that will give Pacquiao a test. So we’ll just have to see.”
His views on the problems Floyd Mayweather Junior is having outside the ring and whether we will ever see Floyd back in the ring:
“That’s why he needs to get back in the ring, because he has a lot of time on his hands and he’s getting himself into some trouble that he don’t need to be in. I’m a big Floyd Mayweather fan and I don’t want to see him in trouble. I just want to see him in the ring beating all the top guys. So hopefully we’ll see him back in the ring. I’m not sure what’s going to happen with that or where he is going to go after that, but hopefully we can get Manny Pacquiao and Floyd sooner or later.”
For those interested in listening to the Devon Alexander interview in its entirety, it begins approximately fifty-one minutes into the program.
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