Originally Posted by L.Kizzle
Great next few months of boxing. Damn near every week until the end of the year, we get a top tier match.
A few of the weeks HBO and Showtime go head-to-head.
Mikkel Kessler vs. Carl Froch rematch for WBA/IBF super middleweight unification
June 8 [HBO vs. Showtime head-to-head]
Chad Dawson vs. Adonis Stevenson for Dawson's WBC light heavyweight title
Yuriorkis Gamboa vs. Darley Perez Showtime
Marcos Maidana vs. Josesito Lopez
Erislandy Lara vs. Alfredo Angulo
Jermell Charlo vs. Demetrius Hopkins
Mikey Garcia vs. Juan Manuel Lopez for Garcia's WBO featherweight title
Terrence Crawford vs. Alejandro Sanabria Sky Sports
Deontay Wilder vs. Dereck Chisora
Paulie Malignaggi vs. Adrien Broner for Malignaggi's WBA welterweight title
Johnathon Banks vs. Seth Mitchell rematch
Gennady Golovkin vs. Matthew Macklin for Golovkin's WBA middleweight title Sky Sports
David Haye vs. Manuel Charr [Haye injured]
Bernard Hopkins vs. Karo Murat for Hopkins' IBF Light-heavyweight Title
Gary Russell, Jr. vs. TBA
Ishe Smith vs. Carlos Molina for Smith's IBF junior middleweight title
Andre Berto vs. Jesus Sota Karass
Keith Thurman vs. Diego Gabriel Chaves
Omar Figueroa vs. Nihito Arakawa
Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. vs. Brian Vera (or Martin Murray)
Jessie Vargas vs. TBA
Daniel Geale vs Darren Barker for Daniel's IBF Middleweight title
Danny Garcia vs. Lucas Matthysse for Danny's WBC, WBA Super Light Welterweight and Ring Magazine titles.
Lamont Peterson vs. Zab Judah for Lamont's IBF Light Welterweight Championship
HBO PPV (October 5 or 12 if Mayweather/Showtime keep the date. Will go head-to-head with Canelo if he fights and Floyd does not.)
Timothy Bradley vs. Juan Manuel Marquez for Bradley's WBO welterweight title Showtime PPV
Floyd Mayweather vs. TBA or Canelo Alvarez vs. TBA
Miguel Cotto vs. TBA
Andre Ward vs. TBA
Victor Ortiz vs. TBA
Wladimir Klitschko vs. Alexander Povetkin for Klitschko's IBF, WBO and WBA Super Heavyweight titles.
Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios
Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander for Devon's IBF Welterweight title December 7 or January 25
Jean Pascal vs. Lucian Bute
Andre Ward vs. TBA
Looks like we got another winner card on our hands in September!
danrafaelespn Dan Rafael
Schaefer says he has Sept 7 on hold at the Verizon Center in DC for Garcia-Matthysse, hopes to do Peterson-Judah in co-feature (consi match)
After seeing Richard Scharfer mic jack Jim Gray and scream "WE HAVE A NEW MANNY PACQUIAO!!!" I think they are going to put the hype machine, behind The Machine.
No need to rush Lucas into a fight with Floyd. Let him clean up 140 if he can, build some buzz and a following and then you give him the big fight.
If he keeps knocking people out like has recently the buzz is going to be huge. Man I hope Garcia fights him smart because if he doesn't he's going to sleep. Matthysse has one of the best KO ratios in the sport.
Matthysse is a beast. I'd like to see him get a little less wild and his punches a little less looping, but it's working for him. Why change what's working?
Very anxious to see him square off against Garcia.
Originally Posted by DonDadda59
He doesn't just go head hunting, swinging wildly.
Nothing to do with Floyd Mayweather and a potential fight (I think it would be very interesting), but Lucas does often head-hunt and he does often throw wild punches. Hell, he fell down at least one time in tonight's fight due to a badly missed haymaker. He punches hard, obviously and has very heavy hands. When you have that kind of natural talent, there is always a temptation to swing for the fences... And Matthysse does quite often.
Last edited by RedBlackAttack : 05-19-2013 at 02:55 AM.
Well, you were wrong also. You said he'd knock him out in 5 and he did it in 3.
Lucas is still too reckless. That won't work against Mayweather. Peterson said he got hit once in the 2nd round, and his whole gameplan changed. He wanted to bang instead of box, and that what happens when you bag with Lucas.
Devon vs. Khan looks like it will happen in December.
Devon also broke his left hand yesterday, so maybe this messes up the Devon/Floyd fight in September.
Floyd really doesn't have an opponent if Garcia/Matthysse are fighting Sep 7, Devon's hand is broken, Khan is religious in Sep. He might have to go with the winner of Maidana/Lopez in 2 weeks, or Canelo ...