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Devon Alexander to battle Kell Brook

Updated: November 28, 2012, 12:33 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Devon Alexander won a welterweight title on Oct. 20, just hours after Kell Brook won a title eliminator in his hometown of Sheffield, England, to become the mandatory challenger. Now, they will face each other.

Alexander, a former unified junior welterweight titlist, will make the first defense of his 147-pound belt against Brook on Jan. 19 in the main event of Showtime's first major fight major card of 2013. The site has not been determined, but it is likely to take place in Las Vegas, ...

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