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Both Devon Alexander and Marcos Maidana, who face one another Saturday on HBO, have spent the better part of the past few years hanging on by the skin of their teeth. Against Andriy Kotelnik and Lucas Matthysse, Alexander barely won, and plenty of observers don't think he deserved to win either of them at all. Marcos Maidana nearly lost to Victor Ortiz, DeMarcus Corley and Erik Morales, and came close to beating Amir Khan. These are two men who either don't have a lot of teeth-skin left to hang on to, or else have especially pliant and durable chomper epidermis.It's one of the dynamics of the fight: Which of these escape artists will find his way out of the straitjacket this weekend? But there are more dynamics than that. It's the true welterweight debut for both of them, after spending years as the class of the 140-pound division. It's a boxer-puncher match-up. And it's got the makings of a good action fight -- Maidana is in it, and logic dictates that becau...
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