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Alexander-Matthysse: Zab Says a Mistake For Devon

By David Rosenberg

During a recent interview, former two time champion Zab Judah on variety of topics including a possible clash between former WBC/IBF junior welterweight champion Devon Alexander And Lucas Matthysse.

In November Judah tasted the canvas in a very competitive fight in which the  former champion won a split decision versus the Argentina native. 

Boxingscene's Ryan Burton recently conducted an interview with Alexander's manager Kevin Cunningham and Mathysse's trainer Gabriel Sarmiento who both said they like the idea of a showdown between their fighters.

Judah, who has been in the ring with the likes of Miguel Cotto and Floyd Mayweather told fighthype.com's Ben Thompson - "Like I keep telling people, Lucas Matthysse was one of the hardest punchers that I ever fought in my life."

The Brooklyn native feels that Matthysse will be a tough matchup for Alexander.  He also feels that after a couple more fights that Matthysse will make a name for himself in the U.S. 

"Now Devon's going to take him on? I mean, Devon's a good, quick fighter, but after the showing he put on with Bradley, I don't know. One thing Matthysse is going to do, he's a hard puncher and he's going to bring it. Hopefully we'll see something big come out of it. Keep watching Matthysse, you'll see. After a couple of fights, then people will start saying, 'Okay, we gotta give Zab his credit because Zab did beat him.'"

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by studentofthegam on 02-26-2011

[QUOTE=ThePhantom5;10159273][QUOTE=studentofthegam;10159212]Alexander is on the way out barring a major boxing makeover. Matthessy will probably knock him out. Zabs right, he's in trouble[QUOTE/] Alexander had one loss and one questionable win vs. two very good fighters. He's never been down or…

Comment by Evil Abed on 02-26-2011

[QUOTE=daggum;10159318][QUOTE=ThePhantom5;10159273] he was dropped cleanly by journeyman jesus rodrigues. don't listen to his never been down spiel.[/QUOTE] He was off balance and though it should have been called a knockdown it was ruled a slip. He was not hurt. My…

Comment by daggum on 02-26-2011

[QUOTE=ThePhantom5;10159273][QUOTE=studentofthegam;10159212]Alexander is on the way out barring a major boxing makeover. Matthessy will probably knock him out. Zabs right, he's in trouble Alexander had one loss and one questionable win vs. two very good fighters. [B]He's never been down or…

Comment by Evil Abed on 02-26-2011

[QUOTE=MRBOOMER;10159285]mattyse by ud or stoppage he does good body work and if you look at bradley vs alexander he took some body shots that made him slow yeah he'll get stopped on that alone[/QUOTE] You assume that Judah is on…

Comment by MRBOOMER on 02-26-2011

mattyse by ud or stoppage he does good body work and if you look at bradley vs alexander he took some body shots that made him slow yeah he'll get stopped on that alone

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