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WBC News: Matthysse vs. Dallas Jr

WORLD BOXING COUNCIL NEWS

January 25, 2013 – Mexico City.

From the office of WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán:

WBC STATISTICS

WBC Interim Super Lightweight World Championship

Las Vegas, Nevada – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

January 26, 2013

This will be the 1,808th fight sanctioned by the WBC in its 50-year history.

GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS PRESENTS:

LUCAS MATTHYSSE (ARGENTINA)

WBC Interim super lightweight champion

Age: 30 (9-27-82)

Residence: Junin, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Birthplace: Trelew, Chubut, Argentina

Record: 32-2, 1 ND, 30 KOs

Height: 5’9”

Stance: Righthanded

Total rounds: 125

Manager: Mario Arano

Trainer: Luis Barrera

MIKE DALLAS JR. (U.S.)

Challenger

Age: 26 (12-19-86)

Residence: Bakersfield, California

Birthplace: Bakersfield, California

Record: 19-2-1, 8 KOs

Height: 5’9.5”

Stance: Righthanded

Total rounds: 98

Managers: Jackie Kallen, Prenice Byrd

Trainer: Virgil Hunter

WBC SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONS

1. Roberto Cruz (Phil) 1963

2. Eddie Perkins (US) 1963 – 1965

3. Carlos Hernandez (Ven) 1965 – 1966

4. Sandro Lopopolo (Ita) 1966 – 1967

5. Paul Fuji (US) 1967 – 1968

6. Pedro Adigue (Phil) 1968 – 1970

7. Bruno Arcari (Italy) 1970 – 1974

8. Pedro Fernández (Spain) 1974 – 1975

9. Saensak Muangsurin (Thail) 1975 – 1976

10. Miguel Velazquez (Spain) 1976

11. Saensak Muangsurin (Thail) * 1976 – 1978

12. Sang-Hyun Kim (Korea) 1978 – 1980

13. Saoul Mamby (US) 1980 – 1982

14. Leroy Haley (US) 1982 – 1983

15. Bruce Curry (US) 1983 – 1984

16. Bill Costello (US) 1984 – 1985

17. Lonnie Smith (US) 1985 – 1986

18. Rene Arredondo (Mexico) 1986

19. Tsuyoshi Hamada (Japan) 1986 – 1987

20. Rene Arredondo (México) * 1987

21. Roger Mayweather (US) 1987 – 1989

22. Julio Cesar Chavez (Mex) 1989 – 1994

23. Frankie Randall (US) 1994

24. Julio Cesar Chavez (Mex) * 1994 – 1996

25. Oscar De La Hoya (US-Mex) 1996 – 1997

26. Konstantin Tszyu (Australia) 1998 – 2003

27. Arturo Gatti (Canada) 2004 – 2005

28. Floyd Mayweather (US) 2005

29. Junior Witter (GB) 2006 – 2008

30. Timothy Bradley Jr. (US) 2008 – 2009

31. Devon Alexander (US) 2009 – 2011

32. Timothy Bradley Jr. (US) * 2011

33. Erik Morales (Mexico) 2011 – 2012

34. Danny Garcia 2012 –

35. Lucas Matthysse (Arg) Interim 2012 –

* Regained

GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT DIVISION IN WBC HISTORY.

31 world champions have been recognized by the WBC, four of whom have regained the title: Saensak Muangsurin (Thailand), Rene Arredondo (Mexico), Julio Cesar Chavez (Mexico), Timothy Bradley Jr. (US).

112 super lightweight world title bouts have been held in WBC history.

This will be the 58th super lightweight world title fight in the United States in WBC history.

WBC Statistics by Luis Medina.