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Lucas Matthysse Knocks Out Priotti, Targets Erik Morales

By Jhonny Gonzalez

Club Ciclista Juninense, Junín, Buenos Aires, Argentina - Top junior welterweight contender Lucas Matthysse (29-2, 27KOs) returned for the first time since his close split decision loss to Devon Alexander in June, and knocked out overmatched Sergio Omar Priotti (25-11) in four rounds. Matthysse would like to get a shot at the WBC 140-pound champion Erik Morales. He was scheduled to face Morales for the vacant WBC title in September on the Mayweather-Ortiz card in Las Vegas. He became ill and had to withdraw as the fight drawed near. Matthysse was replaced by unbeaten but inexperienced Pablo Cesar Cano, who Morales stopped in ten rounds to capture the title.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Kannabis Kid on 12-10-2011

Mattysse vs Rios is the thing that makes most sense, Maidana is moving up to 147 and Khan most likely is as well. Bradley is chasing a payday but since hes with Arum now who knows maybe it will be…

Comment by CAMPER on 12-10-2011

[QUOTE=onechance87;11541037]Morales has signed to fight danny garcia.What about lucas vs soto?[/QUOTE] Really!? Where did you hear that at? Bad decision by Morales, but hey...I said the same about him fighting Maidana. WAR EL TERRIBLE!!!!

Comment by CAMPER on 12-10-2011

[QUOTE=Floyd R;11541155]Matthysse vs Brandon Rios is a fight that I want to see.[/QUOTE] Hi, I'm Sananman50 and I approve this message. Ha ha Hell yeah!

Comment by CAMPER on 12-10-2011

I don't blame the guy for wanting El Terrible BUT come on, he had his chance and withdrew! Wouldn't be surprised if Morales avoided that fight now. Like they say...get while the gettin's good!

Comment by any craic lad? on 12-10-2011

WAR LUCAS.The Morales route is the best a known name and a world title then try and unify with Bradley

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