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Devon Alexander fight in works

Updated: March 3, 2011, 8:39 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

A proposed fight between former junior welterweight titlist Devon Alexander and power punching Lucas Matthysse of Argentina is gaining steam.

Golden Boy's Richard Schaefer, Matthysse's promoter, said Thursday that he is negotiating the fight with Alexander promoter Don King. If the deal is made, the fight would take place in June or July and air on HBO, Schaefer said.

"I have to get to back to King with a number, but Matthysse wants to take the fight. He's OK with going to St. Louis ...

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