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Matthysse Eyes Garcia, Hopes Maidana Gets Mayweather

By Marcelo Gonzalez

Argentine puncher Lucas Matthysse said "I was Rocky Balboa" when reflecting on his last ring appearance, which took place on April 26 in Carson, California. Matthysse survived two knockdowns and scored three of his own to stop John Molina Jr. in the eleventh round. Matthysse (35-3-1, 33 KOs) is now hoping for a rematch with WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Danny Garcia, who won a twelve round unanimous decision when they faced off last September in Las Vegas.

"He was lucky that day. He is afraid, "said Matthysse said. "Hopefully he will give me a rematch, but maybe he'll move up a division and not fight me."

Regarding last Saturday's fight  between countryman Marcos 'Chino' Maidana and Floyd Mayweather Jr., Matthysse said - "[Maidana] did what he could. He did not land clean shots. But Chino made a good fight. Mayweather won, because he landed the cleaner shots. Hopefully he will give Maidana a rematch."

When reflecting on the win over Molina, Matthysse stated:

"It was a tough fight. It was for everyone. It was something out of the Rocky movies. He hits hard, scored two knockdowns. I was down, but I recovered. In the sixth and seventh rounds he began to wear down, then I controlled the distance. I started working and Molina could not take it. Had I not been so well prepared, I was not going to win."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by joesaiditstrue on 05-10-2014

[QUOTE=frantic fighter;14531536]You have to admire how honest Lucas always is.I think a rematch with Danny would be a 50/50 and neither guy looked spectacular in their last outing in supposedly showcase fights.[/QUOTE] Dwyer picked Danny to win the first fight,…

Comment by GRUSTLER on 05-10-2014

[QUOTE=punchr;14533088]That's just the crabs-in-a-bucket mentality. Shame on Lucas; he should build up his countyman not break him down.[/QUOTE] [URL=http://s67.photobucket.com/user/GRUSTLER/media/551383205_dr_evil_right_thumb_xlarge_zps2ee2529c.jpeg.html][IMG]http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h315/GRUSTLER/551383205_dr_evil_right_thumb_xlarge_zps2ee2529c.jpeg[/IMG][/URL]

Comment by Bushbaby on 05-09-2014

[QUOTE=SUBZER0ED;14533072]Matthysse learned something from his fight with Garcia. He also saw something when Herrera gave "Swift" hell, and embarassed him during his "homecoming" fight. Garcia depends too heavily on the check left hook counter. Herrera out-worked Danny, and took away…

Comment by ddangerous on 05-09-2014

[QUOTE=whitealltrac;14533090]I like the vid in your signature, nice punch....whats that?? The only punch worth mentioning on a 12 round championship fight?? Hahahaha. My sig tells you the real ending of that![/QUOTE] LOL your sig doesn't tell ****. That [U]KD[/U] happened…

Comment by SUBZER0ED on 05-09-2014

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