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Ortiz Steps Things Up in Camp For Lucas Matthysse

World Boxing Council super lightweight silver champion, Roberto "Massa" Ortiz (31-0-1, 24KOs) is facing a likely war...and then some, from Argentine buzz saw Lucas Matthysse (35-3, 33KOs) on September 6th at the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati.

Accordingly, meticulous Massa is this week "wrapping up," his preparation in Torreón, Coahuila. This Saturday he will have the last training in that city before he travels to the United States for his mega fight against Lucas. Massa's title will be on the line.

His preparation has been physically rugged. However, Massa is also paying special attention to sharpening, polishing and honing boxing aspects, including:  speed, mobility, strength and precision.

The mindset aspect has not been neglected with intense concentration to the fore on the foe.

Massa insists: "Without any doubt this has been the best preparation of my career, and it's not that I underestimated my last opponents or that my previous workouts were simple, but the fight against Matthysse will be  more demanding, as this is my debut in the big leagues of boxing. This is my first fight in The United States, so I will not fail, I am more than convinced and confident in my qualities and I'm going to have this victory. "

Almost two weeks before the fight, and Roberto is almost at the required limit, so weight wont be any problem.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Canelo Phresh on 08-31-2014

[QUOTE=joesaiditstrue;14890167]Hype video for "Massa" Ortiz Fast forward to 5:50 for fight footage, this was posted on the Lucas Matthysse fan page some things to note on his fighting style he throws his right hand…

Comment by joesaiditstrue on 08-27-2014

Hype video for "Massa" Ortiz Fast forward to 5:50 for fight footage, this was posted on the Lucas Matthysse fan page some things to note on his fighting style he throws his right hand…

Comment by Weebler I on 08-27-2014

[QUOTE=frantic fighter;14889185]Agreed.Chin is mostly about genetics,it want be long before Lucas goes the way of Walter.....[B]it's easuy to walk through the punches of Ajose or Alexander[/B].[/QUOTE] and Garcia and Molina...Matthysse finished all those fights on his feet. [QUOTE=Corelone;14889325]Ortiz has cought…

Comment by BrushMyHair. on 08-27-2014

[QUOTE=MXboxingfan;14889177]Honestly, Roberto Ortiz fights have been against only journeyman so far. He has not yet shown that he is one the best at 140 pounds.[/QUOTE] I like the sig. Ortiz definitely has a chance. He can make a statement and…

Comment by Johnny Rubber on 08-27-2014

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