Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Matthysse Wants Alexander Rematch, Training For a KO

By Ryan Burton

We recently welcomed junior welterweight Lucas Matthysse (31-2, 29KOs) to BoxingScene.com's official audio show, The Boxing Lab. The hard hitting Argentine has only two defeats on his record but many observers feel that he did enough to pull out wins against Zab Judah and Devon Alexander.  Matthysse said that he would love to have a rematch Alexander, who has since moved up to the welterweight division.

"I don't think I lost those fights. On paper it may say that but I don't think I lost them. I definitely want a rematch with Alexander.  I don't know if Judah is going to continue fighting but I know a rematch between Alexander and me would be a great fight," Matthysse stated.

Matthysse faces undefeated Nigerian Ajose Olusegun (32-0) on Saturday in a fight televised by Showtime. Wary of the questionable decisions he has received on U.S. soil, Matthysse said he doesn't plan on leaving the final verdict to the judges.

"I think I won those fights but this time I'm training for a knockout. I'm not going to leave it to the judges. I'm going to win this fight and the title for my country,"

http://tobtr.com/s/3593547

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 Rome-By-Ko on 09-06-2012

[QUOTE=fundicao;12484207]Since maidana's fight i say i would never watch alexander fighting again not even with mayweather...clinching all time very boring...danny garcia is next for lucas[/QUOTE] I hope your right,but I truly doubt it...

Comment by fundicao on 09-06-2012

Since maidana's fight i say i would never watch alexander fighting again not even with mayweather...clinching all time very boring...danny garcia is next for lucas

Comment by ddangerous on 09-06-2012

[QUOTE=intoccabile;12481931]No he hasn't. He didn't say Alexander hasn't fought "AT" WW, he said he hasn't fought "A" WW. Randal Bailey will be the first WW he's fought.[/QUOTE] Maidana was "A" WW when they fought. That is all I meant.

Comment by ElBossHogg™ on 09-06-2012

Aint all fight in St Louie 10 rounders LOL, Champions that dont defend in championship bouts LOL I say Bring on the rematch that fight was close with the edge going to Lucas, Alexander did that "I dont care about…

Comment by codey on 09-06-2012

I doubt Alexander would give Matthysse a rematch. I mean.. he was literally fighting for his life in there first encounter. lol I don't think he would crave that experience again.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (29)
Top Headlines Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. With Solid Decision Over Dominik Britsch Abner Mares Drops, Dominates Jesus Cuellar To Win WBA Belt Terence Crawford Dominates John Molina; Stops Him in 8th Round Jesus Cuellar vs. Abner Mares - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Jermall Charlo Drops Julian Williams Three Times For TKO Win Jermall Charlo vs. Julian Williams - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Jesus Cuellar vs. Abner Mares - CompuBox Historical Review Jermall Charlo vs. Julian Williams - CompuBox Historical Review Sergey Lipinets Stops Lenny Z in Grueling IBF Eliminator Mason Menard Expects Best Beltran, Ready For His Big Moment Photos: Anthony Joshua, Wladimir Klitschko - Go Face To Face! Anthony Joshua Demolishes Molina in Three, Klitschko Next Jesus Cuellar vs. Abner Mares - LIVE Results From LA Anthony Joshua vs. Eric Molina - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Dillian Whyte Gets Bruising Split Nod Over Dereck Chisora Ivan Baranchyk Will Look To Close Out The Year in Style Dereck Chisora vs. Dillian Whyte - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Katie Taylor Dominates Viviane Obenauf Over Six Rounds Scott Quigg Drills Jose Cayatano in Featherweight Debut Lipinets' Manager Moving Him Fast: "This is a Special Guy" Kal Yafai Drops, Dominates Luis Concepcion To Win WBA Title Jeff Horn's Coach Confident: We Can Beat Pacquiao, I Know How! Callum Smith With Brutal Knockout of Luke Blackledge Anthony Joshua vs. Eric Molina - CompuBox Historical Review Photo: Shannon Briggs, Tyson Fury - Face To Face in Manchester Joseph Parker Eyes Wilder, Joshua - Wants Unifications Luis Ortiz Stops David Allen: Benn, Morrison Win Jose Cayetano Plans To Target Quigg's Repaired Jaw For KO Win Charlo: I’m A Bigger, Better, Faster Fighter Than Julian Williams Tureano Johnson To Return on Vargas-Berchelt Card, Jan. 28 Williams Criticizes Charlo's Biggest Wins Versus Bundrage, Trout John Molina's Trainer Predicts 'A War' With Terence Crawford Jesus Cuellar vs. Abner Mares: Pre-Fight Report Card Artur Akavov May Move Down to 154 After Saunders Loss Jermall Charlo a Razor-Thin Favorite Against Julian Williams Joseph Parker Edges Andy Ruiz To Capture WBO Title Hughie Fury World Title Shot is Coming Soon, Says Frank Warren Joshua Vows: There Will Be a KO - Molina Will Tire and I'll Unload! Unbeaten Jeff Horn Overcomes Knockdown; Stops Ali Funeka in Sixth Froch Ridicules Golovkin: Your Best Wins Are Murray, Macklin!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement