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Matthew Macklin Destroys Joachim Alcine in One

By Ryan Burton

Thomas & Mack, Las Vegas - Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin (29-4) was able to get back in the winner's circle after his dominant TKO victory over Joachim Alcine (33-3-1). Macklin jumped on Alcine early by dropping him twice in the opening minute of the fight. He then unleashed a flurry of punches and Alcine didn't answer. Referee Jay Nady was forced to stop the fight at the 2:36 mark of the first round.  Before the fight Macklin had said that he hoped a dominating win would lead him to a fight against the Chavez-Martinez winner. His performance definitely didn't hurt his chances. 

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Prince_Pugilist on 09-16-2012

I don't like the idea of Martinez fighting a 154 guy unless that guy challenges him. Cotto is a small lmw as it is, Martinez would rip him apart, I don't see how that benefits Martinez's legacy apart from financially.…

Comment by Sparked_26 on 09-16-2012

The Brit commentators were saying they should match him with Chavez Jr. But Macklin is just too small in comparison to win that fight. Him vs Geale is a good fight for both then the winner can go onto Golovkin…

Comment by 4Corners on 09-16-2012

I'd like to see Macklin fight the Quillin/N'Jikam winner or Pirog.

Comment by Optimistic on 09-16-2012

That was a quick ass knockout.

Comment by Uncle Rodge on 09-16-2012

[QUOTE=DAN916;12517867]Macklin VS Chavez Jr would of made for more of entertaining and evenly matched fight for the night[/QUOTE] Jr's a freaking Cruiser. He needs to move up.

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