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Matthysse-Perez in Play For September 6, Showtime

By Ryan Burton

BoxingScene.com has been advised by multiple sources that Michael "The Artist" Perez (20-1) is under strong consideration be Lucas Matthysse's opponent on September 6th. Our sources have cautioned that contracts have not been signed but an agreement has nearly been reached.

Golden Boy Promotions is planning a Showtime tripleheader that will also feature Adrien Broner and the return of Andre Berto in separate nights. Brooklyn and San Antonio are the cities most likely to host the event.

Perez has gone 5-0-1 since suffering his only career defeat, a stoppage loss to undefeated lightweight champion Omar Figueroa. Matthysse will represent a significant step up in class from Perez's last 6 opponents.  

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by kombayn on 07-14-2014

Adrien Broner vs. Josesito Lopez Lucas Matthysse vs. Michael Perez Andre Berto vs. Karim Mayfield

Comment by PunchyPotorff on 07-14-2014

I think what we have here is Espinoza overthinks too much and has 'corporate-ized' the living daylights out of Showtime boxing. And he certainly is way too safe when he talks about it. Then we have Haymon who is really…

Comment by PurePugilist216 on 07-14-2014

[QUOTE=Da Machine Doe;14756956]No he beat the sh[I]i[/I]t out of a guy clearly bigger then him you fu[I]c[/I]king retard. Can't stand dipsh[I]i[/I]t poster s like you. Im gonna start going in hard on you f[I]a[/I]ggots. Be ready b[I]i[/I]tch. Anyways.... As a…

Comment by Russian Crushin on 07-14-2014

Just horrible, quality of opponents keeps dropping

Comment by HanzGruber on 07-14-2014

Another lightweight eh

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