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 Last update:  2/10/2013       Read more by Ernesto Castellanos         
   
Humberto Soto Wants To Face Garcia-Matthysse Winner
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By Ernesto Castellanos, notifight.com

On Saturday night in Obregan, former champion Humberto Soto (60-8-2, 34KOs) made his return and won a dominating decision over Silverio Ortiz (26-14). The WBC's vacant Internation junior welterweight title was aquired by Soto.

The Mexican veteran's team is going to push for the winner of the ordered fight between WBC/WBA champion Danny Garcia and mandatory challenger Lucas Matthysse. Garcia will first defend his title on April 27th against Zab Judah, but then he must face Matthysse.

Soto already fought Matthysse in June of last year and was stopped in five rounds at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The boxer says there personal issues that affected his training camp and he would like to get another shot at Matthysse.

Ranked at #6 by the WBC at 140-pounds, Soto's team expect the recent victory and the regional title win to elevate his standing to a top five position in the rankings.

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comment by rey guey, on 02-11-2013
Matthysse beats both easy. Soto has good boxing abilities but the problem is when he gets cracked he wants to give it back. you will lose if you try to bring it with Matthysse. that's why I don't think Garcia beats Matthysse. Garcia has good power but Matthysse has scary power. I just...

comment by Suavecito80, on 02-11-2013
i think Soto has a death wish.

comment by prinzemanspopa, on 02-11-2013
All Soto wants to do is to continue fighting stiffs on Mexican television.I'm still shocked that he fought Matthysse in the first place, because fighting top contenders is just something that Soto doesn't do.It's not how he rolls, man. :pat: @ Soto avoiding Anthony Peterson.Would have loved ...

comment by KJB, on 02-11-2013
[QUOTE=TOBYLEE1]Soto was that bogey man that a lot of ppl talked about but he really never beat any top fighters. At this point of his career he won't fair well with any of the top JrWW. Like any other fighter he has an excuse for the Matthysse fight. Soto was doing very well in that fight b...

comment by TOBYLEE1, on 02-10-2013
Soto was that bogey man that a lot of ppl talked about but he really never beat any top fighters. At this point of his career he won't fair well with any of the top JrWW. Like any other fighter he has an excuse for the Matthysse fight. Soto was doing very well in that fight but Lucas caught ...

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