Heavy underdog Aron Martinez turns it on late, scores upset of Devon Alexander in 147-pound showdown
With a smile as big as his swollen left eye, Aron Martinez attempted to articulate what it feels like when a dark horse finds the light.
After nearly taking down Robert Guerrero, Aron Martinez figures to provide a stiff test for Devon Alexander
Devon Alexander got a preview of what to expect from Aron Martinez thanks to the Mexican-American’s disputed split-decision loss to Robert Guerrero in June.
Devon Alexander was confident of victory heading into last December's clash of former champions with Amir Khan. Unfortunately, the southpaw’s body wasn’t in sync with his mind, and Alexander lacked endurance in dropping a near-shutout unanimous decision.
Noted Greek historian Plutarch, as vaguely quoted by infamous German philosopher and socio-financial activist Hans Gruber, said that when Alexander the Great saw the breadth of his domain he wept because there were no more worlds left to conquer.
Not long ago, Devon Alexander was a two-division world champion who boasted a 25-1 record and a reputation as a force at 147 pounds.