Devon Alexander Wins Hometown Bout In 10 Round Decision

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It was HBO Fight Night at Scottrade Center Saturday. St. Louis’s own Devon Alexander made his welter weight debut, against Marcos Maidana. Alexander was hoping to set up another title bout after losing his super light weight belt.

Alexander, 25, used his added weight to record a unanimous 10-round decision over Maidana on Saturday night. He improved to 23-1. Maidana, from Argentina, fell to 31-3 in his welterweight debut.

Alexander captured nine of 10 rounds on two judges’ cards.