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Devon Alexander, Juan Urango Post Fight Quotes

Devon Alexander: My coach told me to stay focused when Urango started bleeding [from the nose in the third round]. My coach said, Dont stand there and get hit. His [Urangos] punches did not hurt at all. I was surprised by that. Speed kills everything and thats what I have. We trained all camp throwing the right uppercut. Kevin Cunningham [trainer and manager] to Devon Alexander: Did you hear me yell to you to throw the uppercut? Alexander: Yeah, I heard you! Cunningham: I told Devon to throw the uppercut, and he heard me. It was the magic shot. We trained all camp to throw that punch. We used speed to set up the power.

I can beat anyone: Zab, Timothy Bradley, you name it. I want to come back to St. Louis and sell out the Scottrade center. Im coming back to good old St. Lou with two world titles. This is very sweet..

Juan Urango: Im very happy and satisfied with my performance tonight. Devon is a great champion and he came out and did his job. I performed well but Devon won tonight.

Derric Rossy: Page is a crafty, veteran fighter that can take a punch, no doubt about it. He knew how to take away the space I need to land my best shots. I dropped a big right hand on him in the sixth round and had him down and almost out. I think I tried too hard for the knockout instead of just letting it come.

I could have let my hands go more in the closing rounds, but, like I said, hes a crafty guy.

Zack Page: I wasnt as good as I wanted to be tonight. I wasnt in my best condition. I know that now. Rossy is a good fighter. He deserved the win tonight.

Ryan Coyne: I had him [Paul Jennette] hurt and almost out four of five times. I wish I could have knocked him out, but my power is getting better. Ive been working with a strength and conditioning coach and its starting to come. Im undefeated with 14 wins, so Im happy.

He [Jennette] came to fight, had a good chin and was in condition, but so am I.

Article posted on 07.03.2010



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