Ruslan Provodnikov will try to add some defense to his usual forward-marching aggression when he faces fellow power-hitter John Molina on June 11 on Showtime.
Despite rumors he might retire, slugger Lucas Matthysse wants to fight again at a higher weight and is targeting the fall for his return once his eye is fully healed.
Oscar De La Hoya hints he may bring back Lucas Matthysse on the undercard of Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin in September- if they fight.
Lucas Matthysse still isn’t over the eye injury he sustained in his last fight with Viktor Postol and is off the May 7 card with a fall bout possible.
A deal between Lucas Matthysse and Mauricio Herrera isn’t done yet but could be finalized soon; Luis Ortiz could also appear on the card.
Despite his loss to Viktor Postol, Lucas Matthysse’s spirits – and personal outlook – were high during sister Soledad’s recent belting ceremony.
In the aftermath of Lucas Matthysse’s crippling loss to Viktor Postol on Oct. 3, family and former associates plead for change and a rematch.
A big win, a world title and now he’s No. 1 to boot. Viktor Postol’s 10th-round stoppage of Lucas Matthysse on Oct. 3 was a significant step, to say the least.
It all came together for Viktor Postol in the biggest fight of his career on Saturday, much to the disappointment of Lucas Matthysse.
Viktor Postol scored a 10th-round knockout over a frustrated Lucas Matthysse to win the vacant WBC junior welterweight title Saturday in Carson, Calif.
Lucas Matthysse and Viktor Postol both tipped the scale at 139.4 pounds for Saturday’s HBO-televised matchup in Carson, California.