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Matthysse Plans To Get in Some Rounds With Tim Bradley

By Rick Reeno

In the coming days, junior welterweight contender Lucas Matthysse (34-2, 32KOs) is planning to spar with WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (30-0, 12KOs). Both boxers have very important fights coming up. Matthysse is going to face WBA/WBC champion Danny Garcia (26-0, 16KOs) on September 14th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, while Bradley will defend his title against Mexican superstar Juan Manuel Marquez (55-6-1, 40KOs) on October 12th at the Thomas & Mack Center, also in Las Vegas.

Matthysse is already in the United States, in Los Angeles, to get fully adjusted to the climate and time schedule. Although Bradley and Garcia have very different fighting styles, Matthysse says Bradley's speed will help him greatly against Garcia.

"The speed and the experience [of Bradley will help me]. Obviously he has very good speed and that's going to help a lot," Matthysse said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by richardt on 08-26-2013

[QUOTE=James_Toney;13685655]how is getting whooped by bradley gonna help him prepare for danny slow garcia?[/QUOTE]You're assuming he is getting whooped by Bradley???

Comment by James_Toney on 08-26-2013

how is getting whooped by bradley gonna help him prepare for danny slow garcia?

Comment by whoseyourdaddy on 08-26-2013

[QUOTE=JDezi4;13684498]Its simple logic, if he can hit Bradley, he can hit Garcia. If he can adapt to Bradley's style, he can adapt to anything Garcia has to offer When u spar, u don't spar down, you spar up I'm sure…

Comment by HollywoodWhore on 08-26-2013

and for Garcia???? it's way worse.

Comment by flint on 08-26-2013

[QUOTE=TLC8;13684492]What if Matthysse digs a hook to the body/the liver, and drops Bradley???? What if he digs in an uppercut and stretches out Bradley???? When is the last time you saw the world champion (not just an alphabet champ, for…

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