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Alexander stops Purdy, Matthysse crushes Peterson

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International Boxing Federation welterweight champion Devon Alexander posted a dominant seven-round technical knockout of over-matched Briton Lee Purdy on Saturday. 

Devon Alexander (R) and Lee Purdy exchange punches during their IBF Welterweight Title fight at Boardwalk Hall Arena on May 18, 2013 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Alexander posted a dominant seven-round technical knockout of over-matched Briton Purdy.

Alexander's title was not on the line after Purdy failed to make the 147-pound weight limit on Friday, but the champion improved to 25-1 with 14 knockouts despite hurting his left hand in the first round.

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