Lucas Matthysse goes into his WBC 140lb title fight with Viktor Postol this Saturday at a significant size disadvantage to the Ukrainian, whose listed height is 5′ 11″ – and “The Machine” knows he must use every scrap of grey matter in his boxing brain to negotiate the relative unknown, who holds a solid knockout win over Selcuk Aydin and is guided by legendary trainer, Freddie Roach.… Read Article
HBO Boxing kicks off the fall with an all-action showdown featuring one of the most exciting fighters in the sport when HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: LUCAS MATTHYSSE VS. VIKTOR POSTOL AND HUMBERTO SOTO VS. ANTONIO OROZCO is seen SATURDAY, OCT. 3 at 10:15 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from StubHub Center in Carson, Cal., exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports team will be ringside for all the action, which will be available in HDTV, closed-captioned for … Read Article
LOS ANGELES (Sept. 22, 2015) In preparation for his October 3 battle with Lucas “La Máquina” Matthysse (37-3, 34 KOs) for the vacant WBC World Super Lightweight Championship, Viktor “The Iceman” Postol (27-0, 11 KOs) hosted a Los Angeles media workout at Wild Card Gym with his trainer Freddie Roach on Monday, Sept. 21. Co-main event fighter Antonio “Relentless” Orozco (22-0-0, 15 KOs); and fighters features on the non-televised undercard: Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (28-1-2, … Read Article
When he fights unbeaten Ukrainian Viktor Postol (27-0, 11 ko) for the vacant WBC 140 lb title in California on October 3rd, Argentina’s Lucas Matthysse (37-3, 34 ko) is once again promising action, something the big-hitting “Machine” has a tendency to deliver in spades.
Coming off of April’s FOTY candidate with Ruslan Provodnikov, in which Matthysse won a highly entertaining MD (115-113 x2), this opportunity to fight for the strap recently vacated by Danny Garcia … Read Article
LOS ANGELES (Sept. 15, 2015) – Former Interim WBC Super Lightweight World Champion Lucas “La Máquina” Matthysse (37-3, 34 KOs) hosted his first-ever Argentinian media work out on Monday, Sept. 14 ahead of his upcoming fight with former WBC International Super Lightweight Champion Viktor “The Iceman” Postol (27-0, 11 KOs). Matthysse showcased his boxing skills in a workout session open to the public and spoke to the media about his upcoming fight. Matthysse and Postol … Read Article
Former world title contender Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (28-1-2, 16 KOs) of San Diego, Calif. and top lightweight contender Marcelino “Nino” Lopez (31-1-1, 16 KOs) of Buenos Aires, Argentina have been added to an explosive night of boxing on the non-televised undercard of Lucas Matthysse vs. Viktor Postol on Oct. 3 at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Gesta will face three-time world title challenger Martin “El Brochas” Honorio (32-9-1, 16 KOs) of Mexico City, … Read Article
LOS ANGELES (Aug. 3, 2015) – Former three-division world champion Humberto “La Zorrita” Soto (65-8-2, 35 KOs) of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico will take on undefeated contender Antonio “Relentless” Orozco (22-0, 15 KOs) of San Diego, Calif. in a career defining 10-round super lightweight showdown as the co-main event for Lucas Matthysse vs. Viktor Postol on Saturday, Oct. 3 from StubHub Center televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark beginning at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT.… Read Article
LOS ANGELES (July 30, 2015) – On October 3, one the most exciting fighters and fearsome punchers in boxing, Lucas “La Máquina” Matthysse (37-3, 34 KOs) will take on the dangerous and undefeated Viktor “The Iceman” Postol (27-0, 11 KOs) for the vacant WBC World Super Lightweight Championship at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Arano Box Promotions, Top Rank, Inc. and ELITE Boxing Promotion, the championship event … Read Article
Big punching Argentinian Lucas Matthysse will face Ukraine’s Viktor Postol on October 3rd at the Stub Hub Centre in Carson, California after the two camps agreed terms yesterday ahead of a scheduled purse bid to host the contest.
The two will square off for the WBC 140 lb title recently vacated by Danny Garcia, who fights Paulie Malignaggi at The Barclays Center in New York on August 1st.
Oscar De La Hoya, who promotes Matthysse … Read Article
Danny Garcia spoke to WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman and after a very emotional conversation, agreed to relinquish his Green and Gold belt. The World Boxing Council has declared the WBC super lightweight title vacant. Danny’s weight situation forced his decision to fight at welterweight and confirmed his physical ability to compete in that division while assessing the possibility of returning to 140 pounds.… Read Article