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Garcia vs. Matthysse: Sulaiman Says it Must Be Next

By Miguel Rivera

World Boxing Council President Jose Sulaiman says Lucas Matthysse (34-2-1, 32KOs) and Danny Garcia (26-0, 16KOs) must fight each other next. Golden Boy Promotions wants to stage the fight on September 7th. Matthysse is the WBC's interim champion, while Garcia has the full title and the WBA's "super title" at 140-pounds. Both boxer had interim bouts in the first half of the year, with Garcia winning a twelve round decision over Zab Judah and Matthysse stopping IBF champion Lamont Peterson in the third round of a non-title match.

"Because Garcia was hurt, he was unable to fight for a long time. We followed the rules and gave Matthysse the opportunity, because he was the number one contender, to fight with a fairly tough boxer [Peterson]. He won by knockout in the third round and now we will not allow him, nor Garcia, to make another [voluntary] defense. Now there has to be a fight between the two of them to make one undisputed WBC champion at light welterweight," Sulaiman said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Jack Napier on 05-31-2013

yes! for once Jose makes a just decision now will Garcia punk out and drop the WBC belt? wouldn't put it past him, Lucas is coming for blood gonna be pissed if he gets a freebie title because Garcia ducked…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 05-31-2013

[quote=Jloro] Quote: Originally Posted by .:: JSFD26 ::. You can make it to DC if I can make it AC bro. Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android I would probably atleast try to go there too if it was there…

Comment by Jloro on 05-31-2013

[QUOTE=.:: JSFD26 ::.;13437059]You can make it to DC if I can make it AC bro. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE] I would probably atleast try to go there too if it was there

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 05-31-2013

[quote=Jloro] Better be in Brooklyn or AC, that is close to where most Garcia fans would be near. And because I want to see it lmao [/quote] You can make it to DC if I can make it AC bro.…

Comment by Jloro on 05-31-2013

Better be in Brooklyn or AC, that is close to where most Garcia fans would be near. And because I want to see it lmao

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