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Katsidis Waiting on The Matthysse vs Morales Winner

By Ryan Songalia

Fresh off a third-round TKO over Michael Lozada Saturday night in Australia, Michael Katsidis (28-4, 23 KO) is ready to campaign full-time at 140 pounds.

The Australian resident of Greek descent will likely target the winner of the Lucas Matthysse vs Erik Morales WBC super lightweight title fight on September 17 in Las Vegas, said Katsidis' international adviser Sampson Lewkowicz.

"We have that in mind but September 17 has to happen first," said Lewkowicz. "Katsidis always has an open door with the networks because he's a very exciting fighter. He's very similar to Arturo Gatti in that win or lose, people will pay to see him."

Ryan Songalia is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) and contributes to GMA News and the Filipino Reporter newspaper in New York City. He can be reached at [email protected]. An archive of his work can be found at www.ryansongalia.com. Follow him on Twitter: @RyanSongalia .

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ShoulderRoll on 08-15-2011

[QUOTE=..David..;10993583]A SD against Juan diaz cmon that could have gone either way. [/QUOTE] You didn't watch the fight, did you? Yet another clear loss for Katsidis.

Comment by ..David.. on 08-15-2011

How can people badmouth katsidis so much ? True he came short at elite lever but he put on a hell of a show on all those loses, Cmon Casamayor was a highly respected fighter and katsidis gave him hell…

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 08-15-2011

A rematch with Kevin Mitchell would be perfect for him at this point.

Comment by newcastleking on 08-15-2011

at least he fights hard and is an exiting fighter with heart unlike judah or that weenie mosely.

Comment by Evil Abed on 08-15-2011

Katsidis-Matthysse sounds fun. For as long as it lasts.

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