Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Matthysse: I'm Sure That Knockout Scared Danny Garcia

By Ryan Burton

LAS VEGAS, NV - Throughout fight week WBC interim-junior welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse insisted his focus was on beating Mike Dallas and he did so in emphatic fashion, finishing Dallas out with a highlight reel one punch knockout in the first round.

All week long members of the media asked Matthysse who he wanted to face after the Dallas fight. The name he kept mentioned was the full WBC champion Danny Garcia who faces Zab Judah on February 9th, although Garcia is rumored to have suffered a training injury and reportedly plans to withdraw from the contest.

After the fight Matthysse reiterated his desire to face Garcia.

"Well I did my part by beating Dallas now Garcia has to beat Judah.  If that happens hopefully he will fight me next," Matthysse stated.

I brought a smile to Matthysse's face when I asked him if he thought his emphatic knockout might have hurt his chances in securing a fight against Garcia.

"I know he saw the knockout and I'm sure it scared him. If he wants to be the best he needs to fight me," Matthysse told BoxingScene.

Send questions or comments to [email protected] Follow Ryan on Twitter @ringsidewriter and tune in to The Boxing Lab, BoxingScene's official audio on Tuesdays. The show is hosted by Ernie Gabion, Luis Sandoval and Ryan Burton

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mike_R on 01-07-2016

I think Garcia has a tendency to fight to the level of his opponent. He struggles with guys you wouldn't think he should struggle against, and then when it's time to fight killers he becomes the killer himself that you…

Comment by Motofan on 01-07-2016

Man did I ever call this one wrong. I thought Lucas would mow right through Danny. Turns out Danny can handle guys without speed and slickness pretty well.

Comment by GriffTannen on 01-07-2016

Biggest nsb hype job ever

Comment by therealpugilist on 01-07-2016

Nice bump...the hype for the machine was very high around this time I picked Garcia to win, taking nothing away from Matthyssee but the first fight I saw of him life was vs Judah....I knew he would be a good…

Comment by Daddy T on 01-07-2016

lol we got one thread were some dude is talking about drug testing in the pac may negotiations and now this ...

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (83)
Top Headlines Duva: Barrera is One of Several Options For Kovalev's Return Ustinov vs. Oquendo For Vacant WBA Title in Play For October 2 Lomachenko: I Was Preparing For Salido, But Ready For Marriaga Muwendo, Esquivias Battle at M3 Anaheim Event Center Malignaggi on Sparring McGregor: Good Power, He's No Dummy! Mauricio Herrera vs. Jesus Soto Karass Undercard Information Charlo: My Power is God-Given; Will Translate Immediately at 160 Canelo vs. Golovkin - Closed Circuit Ticket Information Kell Brook Mulled Retirement, Hints at 'Big Changes' in Return Duke Micah Signs Promotional Deal With Evander Holyfield Bryan Figueroa Inks Promotional Pact With Sampson Boxing Liam Smith vs. Liam Williams II on October 28 in Manchester Broner: 'No Way In Hell' Garcia is a Better Boxer Than Me! Berchelt: I'm Best in Division; I'd 'Definitely Beat' Lomachenko Abel Sanchez is Open To Training Sergey Kovalev, Door is Open Adrien Broner on Mikey Garcia: 'I'm Coming to ‘F*** Him Up!' Joseph Parker: I Back Myself To Beat Anyone, I'll Fight Anyone! Horn: Khan is a Brilliant Boxer, But if Hit on Chin - He Will Sleep Monroe on Saunders: I'd Fight That Motherf***er for 75 Dollars Johnny Nelson: Not a Lock That Mayweather Beats McGregor Juan Manuel Marquez Fight Pushed Back - September or October White: Mayweather Would 'Destroy Conor's Life' if He Goes MMA Curtis Stevens a Free Agent, Parts Ways With Main Events De La Hoya: Mayweather Has Not Been Good For Boxing! Video: Abel Sanchez Talks Canelo-GGG, Kovalev, Pacquiao, More Video: Gennady Golovkin Interview, Training Camp For Canelo Saunders Willing To Stake His Life That McGregor Gets Drilled in 5 Atlas Still Feels Pacquiao-Horn Outcome Stinks, WBO Review Too Carlos Carlson, Isaac Zarate Ready For Ontario Battle Photos: Omar Chavez, Roberto Garcia - Go Face To Face Photos: Amanda Serrano vs. Edina Kiss - Official Weights Photos: Antonio Moran vs. Guadalupe Rosales - Official Weights Broner: I Weighed 144 This Morning; I Could Weigh In Tomorrow Antonio Margarito vs. Carson Jones on September 2 Luis Ortiz Manager: Wilder Not Afraid To Fight, Joshua is a P*ssy Sadam Ali vs. Johan Perez - Undercard Information Alexander Povetkin Cracks WBO's Top Ten After Recent Win WBA Suspends Shannon Briggs Six Months for Failed PED Test Kameda Gym, Japanese Boxing Commision Reach Settlement Ohara Davies Blasts Fans Who Lost Money on His Loss to Taylor
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement