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Lee Purdy doesn't make weight

Updated: May 17, 2013, 7:02 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Lee Purdy of England failed to make the 147-pound weight limit at Friday's weigh-in, one day before he was scheduled to challenge welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander of St. Louis on Saturday night at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J.

The fight -- the co-feature on a Showtime card (9 p.m. ET/PT) headlined by the nontitle fight at 141 pounds between junior welterweight titlist Lamont Peterson and interim titleholder Lucas Matthysse -- still will go on.

However, Purdy is ...

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