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Lucas Matthysse's Manager Eyes Title Shot By The Fall

By Elisinio Castillo

Junior welterweight Lucas Matthysse (34-3, 32KOs) is already training for a planned April ring return. Manager Mario Arano wants to position the boxer for a title shot by August or September.

Matthysse, ranked number three under the World Boxing Council, is looking for another opportunity at that title. The belt is held by Danny Garcia, who won a twelve round unanimous decision over Matthysse last year.

The WBC did order a junior welterweight final eliminator between Selcuk Aydin (26-2, 19KOs) of Turkey and Viktor Postol (24-0, 10KOs) of Ukraine. The winner would become the mandatory challenger to Garcia.

If Garcia moves up in weight, then Matthysse's manager would like to see his fighter face the Aydin-Postol winner for the vacant title. Garcia is still sticking around at 140, planning to make what could be a final defense at 140 on March 15th.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TBear on 01-23-2014

Glad he is returning. I think an all Argentina match with Maidana would be interesting.

Comment by SuspectSauce on 01-23-2014

i have to give danny garcia credit for the win over matthysse, i thought lucas would tear him apart. but to say he wont bounce back from that loss is just ridiculous. he is a very dangerous fighter, but in…

Comment by IQ KO on 01-22-2014

[QUOTE=ferfalsgrandad;14158549]hahaha u idiot he does not have 3 losses 2 robberies and danny gacia fight was a close 1 u retarded **** u dont knw **** about boxing and that knock down wasnt a a knock down stop posting ****…

Comment by hitman smax on 01-22-2014

Every once in a while some fluke event takes place in a fight and it has a clear impact on the result of the fight: Klitschko's cut vs. Lewis Ali's jaw being broke vs. Norton Matthysee's eye swelling shut vs.…

Comment by ferfalsgrandad on 01-22-2014

[QUOTE=IQ KO;14158205]I don't get why so many dudes here have soooo much man love for Matthysse. Get off this guys kock already. Dude has three losses and hasn't one a title yet. His claim to glory was the Peterson KO.…

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