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MATTHYSSE VS. POSTOL LOS ANGELES KICK-OFF PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

Lucas Matthysse

LOS ANGELES (Aug. 6, 2015) – 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 ... Read More »

HUMBERTO SOTO AND ANTONIO OROZCO SET AS CO-MAIN EVENT FOR MATTHYSSE VS. POSTOL ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3

LOS ANGELES (Aug. 3, 2015) – Former three-division world champion Humberto “La Zorrita” Soto (65-8-2, 35 KOs) of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico will take on undefeated contender Antonio “Relentless” Orozco (22-0, 15 KOs) of San Diego, Calif. in a career defining 10-round super lightweight showdown as the co-main event for Lucas Matthysse vs. Viktor Postol on Saturday, Oct. 3 from ... Read More »

LUCAS MATTHYSSE TO FACE VIKTOR POSTOL FOR THE VACANT WBC WORLD SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3 FROM STUBHUB CENTER AND LIVE ON HBO BOXING AFTER DARK®

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LOS ANGELES (July 30, 2015) – On October 3, one the most exciting fighters and fearsome punchers in boxing, Lucas “La Máquina” Matthysse (37-3, 34 KOs) will take on the dangerous and undefeated Viktor “The Iceman” Postol (27-0, 11 KOs) for the vacant WBC World Super Lightweight Championship at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Presented by Golden Boy Promotions in ... Read More »

Matthysse to battle Postol October 3 in Carson, California

Lucas Matthysse

Lucas Matthysse will take on Viktor Postol for the vacant WBC Super Lightweight title on October 3 in Carson, California and will be televised by HBO, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “There’s a deal in place, and we have the arena reserved. It’s going to be a great fight,” Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya told ESPN.com ... Read More »

Once again, Provodnikov a hit with television viewers

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Philadelphia, PA (April 22, 2015)–For his fourth consecutive fight on HBO, “The Siberian Rocky” Ruslan Provodnikov garnered over 1 million viewers.Ruslan’s fight with Lucas Matthysse averaged 1.243 million viewers and peaked at an outstanding 1.380 million viewers for the clash, which is now a leading candidate for 2015 Fight of the Year. The bout comes on the heels of Provodnikov’s ... Read More »

Provodnikov puts on heroic effort in Matthysse bout

Matthysse decision's Provodnikov in a war

Philadelphia (April 20, 2015)– This past Saturday night, boxing fans witnessed a classic bout that saw Lucas Matthysse eek out a close majority decision over Ruslan Provodnikov in a 12 round -junior welterweight clash in front of a sold out crowd at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. The bout, which was televised by HBO Boxing After Dark, ... Read More »

Truth and Beauty: Crawford, Piano, Khan, Provodnikov and Matthysse

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By Bart Barry- FORT WORTH, Texas – This is not the city where Terence Crawford fought Saturday. But it is part of an enormous thing called Metroplex, a collection of cities that comprises Dallas and Arlington, where Crawford did fight, a 50-mile expanse whose population, if counted as one, would tally 6.5 million souls, sitting just behind New York City ... Read More »

MATTHYSSE DEFEATS PROVODNIKOV BY MAJORITY DECISION IN A THRILLER BATTLE AT TURNING STONE RESORT CASINO IN VERONA NEW YORK

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VERONA, NEW YORK (April 18) -Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York was treated to a historic sold out match-up between two of the most exciting gladiators in boxing as Lucas “La Maqina”” Matthysse (37-3, 34 KO’s) took a majority decision victory over “The Siberian Rocky” Ruslan Provodnikov (24-4, 17 KO’s) in a 12-round junior welterweight bout on the ... Read More »

Weights from Verona, NY

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Vitaly Kopylenko 160 – Lekan Byfield 158 Vitor Jones De Oliveira 135 – Guillermo Sanchez 133 Patrick Teixeira 160 – Patrick Allotey 157 Paulo Souza 150.5 – Sidney McCow 146 Lamont Roach Jr. 132.5 – Jose Miguel Castro 133 Eddie Gomez 149 – Jonathan Batista 149.5 Venue: Turning Stone Resort Casino Promoters: Banner Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions and Arano Box ... Read More »

STUNNING TRIPLE-HEADER LIVE AND EXCLUSIVE ON BOXNATION THIS SATURDAY NIGHT WITH MATTHYSSE-PROVODNIKOV, MATTHEWS-LUIS AND CRAWFORD-DULORME

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LONDON (April 17) – BoxNation will air a stunning triple-fight card live and exclusive this Saturday night with knockout artists Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov facing off, Derry Matthews taking on Tony Luis for the interim WBA world lightweight title and Terence Crawford up against Thomas Dulorme for the vacant WBO light-welterweight crown. The action will get underway from 7pm ... Read More »

MATTHYSSE VS. PROVODNIKOV FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES AND PHOTOS

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VERONA, NEW YORK (April 16) – Members of the media and fans got a preview of what to expect in the ring on Saturday with former World Champions Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse and “The Siberian Rocky” Ruslan Provodnikov during today’s final press conference for Matthysse vs. Provodnikov at the Oneida Nation’s Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY. In what ... Read More »

LUCAS MATTHYSSE AND RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV TURNING STONE RESORT CASINO ARRIVALS AND FINAL THOUGHTS ON THEIR TRAINING CAMPS AHEAD OF THEIR SURE-FIRE “FIGHT OF THE YEAR”CANDIDATE BOUT LIVE ON HBO BOXING AFTER DARK®

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Verona,New York (April 15) – Training camp is going smoothly for former WBC Light Weight Champion Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse and Former WBO Jr. Welterweight Champion “The Siberian Rocky” Ruslan Provodnikov as they continue to prepare for their showdown on Saturday, April 18 at the Turning Stone Resort Casino. The junior welterweight fight will be televised as part of a ... Read More »

HBO BOXING® KICKS OFF A SPECTACULAR SPRING LINEUP WHEN HBO BOXING AFTER DARK®: LUCAS MATTHYSSE VS. RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV AND TERENCE CRAWFORD VS. THOMAS DULORME IS SEEN SATURDAY, APRIL 18

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HBO Boxing kicks off spring with an action-packed, split-site doubleheader featuring some of the most exciting fighters in the sport when HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: LUCAS MATTHYSSE VS. RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV AND TERENCE CRAWFORD VS. THOMAS DULORME is seen SATURDAY, APRIL 18 at 9:45 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY, and College Park Center at ... Read More »

FREDDIE ROACH HAILS PROVODNIKOV-MATTHYSSE BOXNATION CLASH AS ‘GREATEST MATCH UP IN THE WORLD’ AS PAIR AIM TO PRODUCE HISTORIC BATTLE TO LIVE THROUGH THE AGES

Provodnikov Arrives

LONDON (April 15) – Legendary trainer Freddie Roach believes Saturday night’s clash between knockout kings Ruslan Provodnikov and Lucas Matthysse is ‘the greatest match up in the world’. The pair will lock horns at Turning Stone Resort and Casino in New York, in one of the most eagerly anticipated fights of the year, live and exclusive on BoxNation. The showdown ... Read More »

Without Premier: Bud, Rocky and Machine

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By Bart Barry– Saturday brings a cleansing of the palate, doesn’t it, a reminder of a painfully missed time when you watched boxing because you couldn’t imagine a better use of your energy – not because you felt obligated, as a longtime fan, to support your sport’s return to public airwaves because, apparently, leaving public airwaves was what doomed our ... Read More »

EXCITING PROSPECTS ADDED TO THE MATTHYSSE VS. PROVODNIKOV NON-TELEVISED UNDERCARD ON APRIL 18

LOS ANGELES (April 7) – The sure-fire ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate between former World Champions Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse and “The Siberian Rocky” Ruslan Provodnikov, just got more exciting as world class prospects got added to the non-televised undercard of the split site doubleheader live on HBO Boxing After Dark ® on Saturday, April 18 at Turning Stone Resort ... Read More »

Provodnikov-Matthysse: A Corrales-Castillo sequel?

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By Norm Frauenheim It’s a fight that really doesn’t need much in the way of explanation or analysis. Strip away all of the subtlety and finesse, and you’re left with Ruslan Provodnikov-Lucas Matthysse, a collision waiting to happen. Maybe an accident, too. But that’s the attraction. Power, the ability to deliver it and a willingness to risk it, exerts it ... Read More »

Matthysse – Provodnikov Conference call Transcript

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CLICK TO LISTEN TO CONFERENCE CALL Operator: Welcome to the Matthysse Provodnikov conference call. I will now turn it over to Marc Abrams. Mr. Marc Abrams: Hello, everyone, welcome to this great conference call for this tremendous fight that’s going to happen on Saturday, April 18th at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. The fight will come ... Read More »

Unprecedented Demand for Matthysse vs. Provodnikov’s HBO Boxing After Dark® Event Results in Turning Stone Resort Casino Releasing Final Block of Tickets

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Oneida Nation Homelands (March 27, 2015) – When the Saturday, April 18 fight between Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse and “The Siberian Rocky” Ruslan Provodnikov at Turning Stone Resort Casino was announced, the boxing world erupted – and ticket sales mimicked the enthusiasm. Due to the unprecedented demand to see this sure-fire “Fight of the Year” candidate, ringside seats sold out ... Read More »

Tickets for Matthysse – Provodnikov Selling-Out!

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Philadelphia (Feb. 27) — First day tickets sales for the April 18 showdown between former World Champions Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse and “The Siberian Rocky” Ruslan Provodnikov proved to be a smashing success as all ringside seats have sold-out. The cant-miss “Fight of the Year” candidate between Matthysse and Providnikov is expected to sell-out quickly. Limited seats are still available ... Read More »

TICKETS ON SALE TODAY!!! FOR MATTHYSSE – PROVODNIKOV AT 10 AM ET

Philadelphia (Feb. 26) – Tickets will go on sale TODAY!! for the sure-fire ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate between former world Champions Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov. The fight will take place on Saturday, April 18 at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. Banner Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions in association with Arano Box Promotions will ... Read More »

TICKETS ON SALE TOMORROW FOR MATTHYSSE – PROVODNIKOV AT 10 AM ET

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Philadelphia (Feb. 25) – Tickets will go on sale tomorrow for the sure-fire ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate between former world Champions Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov. The fight will take place on Saturday, April 18 at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. Banner Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions in association with Arano Box Promotions will ... Read More »

Matthysse – Molina named Fight of the Year by the BWAA

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Lucas Matthysse’s April 26 knockout over John Molina was named The Fight of The Year by the Boxing Writers Association of America. They will be honored on April 24 in New York along with previously announced Fighter of the Year Terence Crawford. • International Boxing Hall of Famer Freddie Roach won his record seventh Eddie Futch trainer of the year ... Read More »

Matthysse – Provodnikov Saturday, April 18 at Turning Stone Resort Casino and Live on HBO Boxing After Dark

Lucas Matthysse

Philadelphia (Feb. 24) – A sure-fire ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate will come early as former World Champions Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov, two of boxing’s hardest punchers, take the stage in a 12-round jr. welterweight showdown on Saturday, April 18 at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY. Banner Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions in association with Arano ... Read More »

Matthysse signs extension with Golden Boy

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Former Super Lightweight titlist Lucas Matthysse has signed a contract extension with Golden Boy Promotions according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “Lucas Matthysse is extremely happy with Golden Boy Promotions, and he wants to retire with us,” De La Hoya said. “I’m extremely happy that he’s a loyal fighter and person who understands the value of having a promoter on ... Read More »