Matthysse: I Have Requested The Danny Garcia Fight

By Jhonny Gonzalez

WBC interim-super lightweight champion Lucas Matthysse (32-2, 30KOs) is in full training for his upcoming defense against Hank Lundy (22-2-1, 11KOs) on January 26th at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Showtime will televise the fight.

Matthysse is the mandatory challenger to WBC/WBA champion Danny Garcia. He earned his shot with a tenth round TKO of Ajose Olusegun. He has already asked Golden Boy Promotions to make the fight with Garcia. Golden Boy promotes both Matthysse and Garcia, who has a defense set against Zab Judah on February 9th in Brooklyn.

"I asked for the fight with Garcia, but right he now he has a fight with Zab Judah, so I'll wait. I'm hoping for that fight because I want to be the full champion," Matthysse said.

Matthysse is training for Lundy, but doesn't know too much about his opponent. He doesn't seem worried about what Lundy brings to the table.

"We started working hard three weeks ago. I'm eager to fight because we had a fight scheduled for December 15 but it fell through. Luckily we got Lundy. I have four friends who are giving me a big hand as sparring partners. The truth is, I have not seen a lot of Lundy. He's a fast guy who moves well and has good legs....we'll see what happens. I'm training well and I do not care [about his strengths] because I'm confident. I'm a strong guy and I'm planning for a great fight," Matthysse said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jchavez1987 on 12-29-2012

lets not get excited bcuz khan beat molina ... a guy he better beat!!!!!

Comment by jchavez1987 on 12-29-2012

judah is just to see his improvment ....lets not forget how young he is.........he will fite khan nd n lopez and how ever GBP has at140..ohh ya MATTHYSSE!!!!!!!! WISH TOP RANK WUD LET RIOS, ALVERADO, BRADLEY come out to play

Comment by jchavez1987 on 12-29-2012

why isjumping on garcia???? amir khan ?? ya a re match even he has to get back o track and fite peterson.....

Comment by $BloodyNate$ on 12-27-2012

Hopefully Judah KOs Garcia I always backed Judah as he disappoints but no way Garcia fights mattythsse before getting easy pay day rematch vs khan. That'd be sweet if Judah wins then him and mattysse can rematch while those other…

Comment by GRUSTLER on 12-27-2012

[QUOTE=jsfd26;12862046]Matthysse walked into Judah's infamous uppercut and was unphazed... But Garcia's left hook is supposed to KO Matthysse. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE] Come on man. Zab Judah is done and if Garcia don't make an example out of…

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