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Matthysse Has an Army of Sparring Partners For Ajose

By Marcelo Gonzalez

Junior welterweight contender Lucas Matthysse (31-2, 29KOs) is training very hard for his scheduled fight with Ajose Olusegun (30-0, 14KOs) for the interim-WBC championship, taking place on September 8th at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. 

Matthysse is sparring hard at the Arana Box gym in the city of Junín, which is a province in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The Argentine puncher is sparring with Miguel Barrionuevo, Daniel Sanabria, Luis Medina and Martin Coggi - all of those boxers are lefties. Also helping with sparring sessions are Luis "El Potro" Abregu and local welterweight Juan Manuel Bonanni.

The "Matthysse Team" consists of coaches Luis "Cuty" Barrera and Dario Fernandez, trainer Gerardo Pereyra, and doctors Eduardo Leguizamón and Ruben Arano.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ddangerous on 08-22-2012

WAR MATTHYSSE! :boxing:

Comment by Tyrone Biggums! on 08-22-2012

[QUOTE=Ray*;12443875]Lol at people just picking Matthysse like ajose is some type of bum.[/QUOTE] I know right. He's been avoided like the plague by about 4 different WBC title holders now you think there [I]might[/I] be a reason for that

Comment by Ray* on 08-22-2012

Lol at people just picking Matthysse like ajose is some type of bum.

Comment by Tyrone Biggums! on 08-22-2012

Keep sleeping on Ajose.

Comment by nycsmooth on 08-22-2012

I go w/Lucas w/late round tko after he negates Ajos'e ht/rech advantage...his big advantage will b he's fought much better opposition, not just average/club-type Brits...

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