Danny Garcia: I'll Make Matthysse Miss and Then Pay!

DANNY GARCIA has dismissed the chances of him being flattened by KO King Lucas Matthysse this weekend.

The cocky American risks his WBA Super and WBC World Light-Welterweight titles against the Argentinean who has knocked out 32 of his 34 victims at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas on Saturday.

It’s the chief support to the potential richest match in history between Floyd Mayweather and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and is televised live and exclusive in the UK on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).

Garcia, 25, who has won all 26 professional contests is best known for beating Amir Khan 14 months ago in a big upset.

Right now Matthysse is the most feared hitter in boxing, despite split decision points defeats against Zab Judah in November 2010 and Devon Alexander seven months later.

He has scored six impressive inside the distance wins since then, and in May annihilated Lamont Peterson in three rounds.

But Garcia said: “To me Matthysse is just a regular fighter and I don't consider him one of the best.

“He doesn't even have a world title. Let's see what happens when I back him up, work angles.  I can fight backing up. Can he?

“Matthysse has power but I have power, too.  I fought a lot of guys with power.  Trust me, I plan to take away his power, make him miss and make him pay.

"If Matthysse opens up early to try to get me out of there, trust me, he's making a big mistake.  He tries that and the fight's going to be over quickly.”

Mayweather-Alvarez might the talk of boxing, but plenty believe their battled might be blown away by the battle of the 140lb superstars.

Leonard Ellerbe CEO of Mayweather Promotions added: “You have Matthysse who is known as the most feared man in boxing and Danny's a great champion.

“It’s going to come down to one guy trying to impose his will and the other guy doing what he does.

I think you're going to see a tremendous, tremendous fight.

“I think you'll be able to see Garcia be able to do things that many people hadn't seen him do before, and I think that you'll be able to see what happens when Danny backs Matthysse up.”

Mayweather v Alvarez is live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546) this Saturday night.  Join at

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by dc3383 on 11-11-2013

[QUOTE=Mr. Philadel;13920324]The sad part is most of them just rode the wave....they just went with the popular OPINION but tried to sell it as the logical one....I just like rubbing their faces in it for trying to discredit the boxing…

Comment by Mr. Philadel on 11-11-2013

[QUOTE=5.4ever;13920018]ouch, must be embarrassing for all the Matthysse supporters to come back and read this ****.... Im not a huge fan of Garcia but I always like when an underdog rightfully gets a W[/QUOTE] The sad part is most of…

Comment by 5.4ever on 11-11-2013

ouch, must be embarrassing for all the Matthysse supporters to come back and read this ****.... Im not a huge fan of Garcia but I always like when an underdog rightfully gets a W

Comment by Mr. Philadel on 11-11-2013

[QUOTE=Rome-By-Ko;13919984]Yo Chill Peanut..[/QUOTE] :lol1: put the 38 away? Lol

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 11-11-2013

[QUOTE=Mr. Philadel;13919982][IMG][/IMG][/QUOTE] Yo Chill Peanut..

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