Humberto Soto Working Hard For Matthysse Showdown

By Miguel Rivera

Former champion Humberto Soto is experiencing an excellent atmosphere in his ongoing training camp. "Zorrita" Soto is concentrated at the high altitude of Cuautitlan Izcalli, preparing for his tough battle on the 23rd of June at Staples Center against Argentine fighter Lucas Matthysse (30-2-1, 28 KOs).

Soto (57-7-2-1, 34 KOs) feels a win over Matthysse will lead to a big title shot at 140-pounds.
"We are working very comfortable with full motivation. We know the fight is scheduled for ten rounds, but it has the same importance a world championship fight because we know [the fight can determine] the future of my career," said Soto. "On June 23rd, all of our efforts and sacrifices will be apparent [in the ring]. There will be a big celebration after the fight with Matthysse."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by WarMaidana on 05-13-2012

awesome fight cant wait, hopefully i can get showtime in Canada for this fight.

Comment by any craic lad? on 05-13-2012

Cant wait for this.Have been looking foward since the moment it was made.I think Lucas will win a good action fight.Soto aint fought no one Lucass quality in a long time.Lucas UD.VAMOS LUCAS

Comment by Mars Volta on 05-12-2012

[QUOTE=budfr;12119872]An Argentinean and a Mexican fighting. This means war and a good fight.[/QUOTE] except argentinans are really known for there boxers.......

Comment by budfr on 05-12-2012

An Argentinean and a Mexican fighting. This means war and a good fight.

Comment by Mr. Fantastic on 05-12-2012

I'm sooo looking forward to this fight. Matthysse is one of boxing's most underrated.

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