"We have a new Manny Pacquiao. He's from Argentina and his name is Lucas Matthysse."
- Richard Schaefer, CEO Golden Boy Promotions
LUCAS MATTHYSSE EXCITES FANS WITH TREMENDOUS KNOCKOUT ON SATURDAY NIGHT
Catch the replay tomorrow/Tuesday at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME EXTREME
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On Saturday night, WBC Interim Super Lightweight World Champion Lucas "The Machine" Matthysse entered the ring at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City and went to work. In just three short rounds, Matthysse sent IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion Lamont Peterson to the canvas three times before the referee stopped the fight. Fans in attendance went wild and the press has proclaimed him to be the scariest man in boxing today. Don't miss the replay, tomorrow/Tuesday at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME EXTREME.
"Matthysse is scary good." - Chris Mannix, Sports Illustrated
"The legend of Lucas Matthysse continues." - Mitch Abramson, New York Daily News
"Rather than simply titillating against Peterson in what many saw as a slam dunk 2013 fight of the year, Matthysse put on a performance that stretches his career arc light years beyond such short-sighted baubles." - Lyle Fitzsimmons, Bleacher Report
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ABOUT "PETERSON VS. MATTHYSSE":
Peterson vs. Matthysse, a 12-round 141 pound catch-weight fight, took place on Saturday, May 18 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The event was promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, sponsored by Caesars Atlantic City, Corona and AT&T and was televised live on SHOWTIME®. In the co-main event, IBF Welterweight World Champion Devon Alexander defended his title against IBF number four rated welterweight contender Lee Purdy.
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