Alexander pounds Purdy for TKO win

Updated: May 19, 2013, 3:07 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Welterweight titlist Devon Alexander gave his fists a good workout on Lee Purdy's face and body, easily dominating until Purdy's corner called off the fight after the seventh round Saturday night in the Lamont Peterson-Lucas Matthysse co-feature at Boardwalk Hall.

Although Alexander (25-1, 14 KOs) retained his title, the fight lost a measure of its significance at Friday's weigh-in when Purdy (20-4-1, 13 KOs) failed to make the 147-pound division ...

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