Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 1/16/12
On Saturday, February 25, four of boxing's most compelling athletes will begin 2012 in pivotal HBO Boxing After Dark televised battles from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri.  In the main event, the pride of St. Louis, Devon Alexander "The Great," squares off against Argentinean knockout artist Marcos "El Chino" Maidana as the two junior welterweight stars move up to face off in a 10-round welterweight showdown. The co-featured fight will see Adrien "The Problem" Broner make his first title defense when he puts his WBO Junior Lightweight World Title on the line against unbeaten number one rated WBO contender Eloy "Prince" Perez. "The main event features two top junior welterweight stars looking to make a statement as they move up to the welterweight division," said Oscar de la Hoya, President of Golden Boy Promotions.  "Alexander will have his hometown fans cheering him on against Maidana, who is one of the most feared punchers in the game.  In the co-feature, you have
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