Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Photos: Matthysse, Postol Go Face To Face at Presser

LOS ANGELES - Former Interim WBC Super Lightweight World Champion and number two contender for the vacant WBC Super Lightweight Title Lucas "La Máquina" Matthysse (37-3, 34 KOs) and former WBC International Super Lightweight Champion and number one contender for the vacant WBC Super Lightweight Title Viktor "The Iceman" Postol (27-0, 11 KOs) held a Los Angeles press conference today ahead of their upcoming fight on October 3 for the vacant WBC World Super Lightweight Championship at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Photos by Hoganphotos.

Presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Arano Box Promotions, Top Rank, Inc. and ELITE Boxing Promotion, the championship event will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark beginning at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT.

TONY WALKER, Director at HBO Sports:

"Thanks to everyone, Golden Boy Promotions, and the Stub Hub Center. Whenever we do a fight at Stub Hub, magic seems to happen there. We've had great fights there.

"Our ratings have been great on HBO Boxing After Dark and we expect to do great business October 3 with Matthysse vs. Postol and Soto vs. Orozco.

"If you want to see this fight live on the West Coast, you have to buy tickets to watch it in-person at the Stub Hub Center. For those of you watching it on HBO, we will have a great telecast for you on October 3."

KATIE PANDOLFO, General Manager for Stub Hub Center:

"We are excited to have this fight on October 3. Stub Hub Center is the best place to see a fight in Southern California if not in the country. We look forward to seeing everyone in October for these exciting fights."

Tickets for Matthysse vs. Postol are priced at $150, $75, $50 and $25, plus applicable taxes, fees and services charges, and go on sale Friday, July 31 at 10 a.m. PT. Tickets can be purchased at AXS.com, by phone at 888-9-AXS-TIX (888-929-7849), and at StubHub Center Box Office (Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. PT to 6 p.m. PT).  VIP Suites are available by calling 877-604-8777.  For more information on group discounts or VIP packages, call 877-234-8425.

Matthysse vs. Postol is a 12-round bout for the vacant WBC World Super Lightweight Championship presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Arano Box Promotions, Top Rank, Inc. and ELITE Boxing Promotion and is sponsored by Corona and Mexico - Live it To Believe It!. Doors open at 2 p.m. on Oct. 3 and fight times will be announced soon.  

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BOXEO _ on 08-07-2015

[QUOTE=Mexican_Puppet;15946567]Yes, he did. [B]A clear Robbery? LOL, it was just a close fight....[/B] [/QUOTE] Matthysse/Alexander was close??? :thinking:

Comment by John Barron on 08-07-2015

[QUOTE=skinnystev;15947356]can postal really make 140 guy looks huge now i know why garcia ducked him[/QUOTE] postol would have been a very bad style match up regardless of size. a small fighter herrera outboxed danny with ease. hell, his punch stats…

Comment by John Barron on 08-07-2015

going to this one. stubhub rarely disappoints. postol uses distance quite well though, wouldn't be shocked if he eeks out a decision to be honest.

Comment by Warrior2015 on 08-07-2015

Postol by UD

Comment by skinnystev on 08-07-2015

can postal really make 140 guy looks huge now i know why garcia ducked him

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (51)
Top Headlines Looking Back a Decade at a Hall of Fame Finale Tyson Fury Tears Apart Deontay Wilder's "Biggest Career Wins" AIBA Submits Reports TO IOC With Olympic Future at Stake Manu Vatuvei vs. Brown Buttabean Set For Parker-Flores Card Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Warns 168: You Are All on Notice - I'm Back! Photos: Maurice Hooker, Alex Saucedo - Open Workouts News: David Papot, Eric Walker, Ievgen Khytrov, More De La Hoya: Mayweather Was Looking For Attention With Rizin Jaron Ennis Motivated By Goal of Unifying Welterweight Division Emmanuel Tagoe Inks Promotional With Lou DiBella Donaire: If I Land My Best Shots, I Believe I Can Stop Zolani Tete Bellew: I Want Reality Back, I Want a Normal Life and I Will Find It Shohjahon Ergashev Secures a Rapid Knockout Win in Chicago Agit Kabayel vs. Otto Wallin on February 3rd or 23rd in Germany Bivol: Pascal's Style Will Make Better Fight Than Chilemba Bout Manager: Usyk Will Need a Fight or Two Before Joshua Title Fight Conlan Eyes Warrington: Win or Lose, I'd Love To Fight Him Jarrell Miller: Dillian Whyte is a Clown, Nobody is Afraid of Him Sullivan Barrera: I'm a Free Agent - I Want Alvarez, Beterbiev, Jack Tomoki Kameda Eyes Rey Vargas After Capturing WBC Interim-Belt Linares: Canelo is Best Pound-For-Pound Fighter in The World Malignaggi: Bellew Was Clever & Good; Usyk Was Very Frustrated Froch: Fighting Joshua May Be Too Ambitious For 'Special' Usyk Hearn Expects Purse Bid Battle For Lomachenko-Crolla Rights Eddie Hearn: Tony Bellew One Of Best Men You'll Ever Meet Jazza Dickens on Life in Miami, Training in The United States Malignaggi: Usyk Should Fight Whyte, Chisora or Oquendo First Luis Ortiz: Wilder Will Put Fury To Sleep - Then I Want Rematch! Brian Phillips Discusses Life Inside Tyson Fury's Training Camp Tony Bellew - Just a World-Class Fighter Rizin Aims To Get Mayweather vs. Nasukawa Back on Track Usyk Will Take His Time, Will Not Rush To a Joshua Fight Tony Bellew: I Had To Retire, My Body Can't Take it No More Tevin Farmer To Face Francisco Fonseca on Canelo-Fielding Card Marine Sergeant Morante Campaigns For Boxing in Paralympics Commey: Mikey Garcia Knew it Was a Massive Risk To Fight Me Oleksandr Usyk vs. Tony Bellew - CompuBox Punch Stats Haye: I Had Bellew Ahead Of Usyk By One, But He Unraveled Whyte: I Would Maul Usyk All Night, He'll Struggle at Heavyweight! Photos: Gamboa, Juanma Win Bouts To Set Up 2019 Showdown
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement