Due to a bicep injury suffered by Devon Alexander "The Great" during training, his championship defense against Kell Brook, scheduled as the main event of the February 23 Showtime telecast, has been postponed. A new date for the bout is currently being scheduled and will be announced shortly.
The February 23 event at the Masonic Temple Theatre in Detroit will still take place as scheduled with the card now being headlined by the world title showdown between Detroit native and IBF Junior Middleweight World Champion Cornelius "K9" Bundrage and Ishe "Sugar Shay" Smith.
Hopefully Alexander vs. Brook gets rescheduled shortly, as this was a fight a lot of fans were looking forward to. And the boxing schedule has been torn up a bit here at the start of the year with numerous injuries, postponements and cancellations.
Danny Garcia vs. Zab Judah was just moved back several months, and of course, Andre Ward's title defense against Kelly Pavlik was cancelled. ...