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Matthysse: I Would Go To 147 For Floyd Mayweather Jr.

By Bill "Two Scoops" Emes

Junior welterweight destroyer Lucas Matthysse (34-2, 32KOs) is very focused on his run at 140-pounds. Golden Boy Promotions is trying to match him in a mandatory fight against WBC/WBA champion Danny Garcia on September 7th.

In the past the idea of an Argentine super-fight has been discussed with Matthysse facing countryman Marcos Maidana. Matthysse was open to doing the match but had no intention of moving up to the welterweight division to make it happen.

While Maidana was not enough to twist his arm for a move to 147, Matthysse states that a fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26KOs), the WBC champion champion, would certainly be the right opportunity to invade the welterweight division.

"Yes, of course [I would take that fight]. Hopefully I get offered that fight, but I would be willing move up to 147 and fight Mayweather," Matthysse told BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by rogdogx on 05-21-2013

[QUOTE=retnuocllup;13399059]you must like WWE[/QUOTE] Floyd is ducking The Rock

Comment by rogdogx on 05-21-2013

[QUOTE=El Jesus;13397953]how is floyd ducking a guy who at best, has barely been on anyone radar for little more than 2 or 3 years, just 6 years ago they were building up hisbrother as the next big thing on HBO.…

Comment by KickAzz on 05-20-2013

[QUOTE=jaestix1;13398562]everyone at that level handpicks you stupid pac-tard, including your god pac, which is why his fraudulent a$$ is fighting Brandon "bum bum" Rios. floyd should not fight matthyse, he should fight canelo.[/QUOTE] you must like WWE

Comment by fceeviper on 05-20-2013

[QUOTE=MANIAC310;13394820]Lucas or Canelo.... which fighter is Floyd going to duck the hardest?[/QUOTE] Both. :wave:

Comment by jaestix1 on 05-20-2013

[QUOTE=retnuocllup;13398370]that's why boxing is a sport dumb a$$... nobody gets to sit on their laurels... if anyone deserves to handpick and sit on their laurels it's bhop, but bhop continually challenging himself with tough fights[/QUOTE] everyone at that level handpicks…

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