Photos: Morales-Matthysse, Vargas-Lopez Texas Presser

Five Time & Three Division World Champion Erik Morales, NFL Quarterback Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys and undefeated super lightweight contender Jessie Vargas pose on August 4, 2011 in San Antonio, Texas prior to a press conference to officially announce Morales’ and Vargas’ September 17, 2011 fights in which Morales will face Lucas Matthysse for the vacant WBC Super Lightweight World Title and Vargas will face super lightweight contender Josesito Lopez, both of which will be televised live on HBO Pay-Per-View as part of the “STAR POWER: Mayweather vs. Ortiz” mega-event taking place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. By Jon Elits/HogansPhoto

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by New England on 08-04-2011

[QUOTE=ThePhantom5;10945350]Erik looks heavy. Hopefully he starts running like a crazy person as usual.[/QUOTE] still, no good for his knees getting heavy like that mathysse throws striaght punches and has a ton of power on that right hand morales was able…

Comment by fceeviper on 08-04-2011

Morales is looking a little old there. :\

Comment by vicmatic1 on 08-04-2011

at least get a cardboard cutout of lucas like klit did with povetkin if lucas isn't able to attend

Comment by mushahadeen on 08-04-2011

is it an optical illusion w/ Morales' fatness? i didn't know Matthysse was that much taller.

Comment by Tjrjr on 08-04-2011

Morales looks pudgy! but doesn't he always between fights now a days?? Looking forward to this scrap! Neither guy will move backwards :boxing::boxing::boxing:

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