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Broner, Matthysse Berto are back September 6

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, former world champions Adrien Broner, Lucas Matthysse and Andre Berto will appear on a fight card in Broner’s hometown of Cincinnati on September 6 on Showtime. Broner will face Emanuel Taylor in a scheduled 12-round bout, Golden Boy Promotions said on Thursday. Matthysse will appear in the 10-round co-feature against Roberto Ortiz. Berto will ... Read More »

SHOWTIME SPORTS® EXPANSIVE PROGRAMMING LINEUP FOR MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA FIGHT WEEK BEGINS TONIGHT WITH A REPLAY OF SATURDAY’S FIGHT OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE: LUCAS MATTHYSSE VS. JOHN MOLINA FOR

NEW YORK (April 29, 2014) – SHOWTIME Sports® will offer a blitz of live and documentary programming across multiple platforms this week in advance of the SHOWTIME PPV® presentation of “THE MOMENT: Mayweather vs. Maidana” – a four-fight telecast headlined by boxing superstar and No. 1 pound-for-pound titlist Floyd “Money” Mayweather against Marcos Maidana in a 12-round welterweight world championship ... Read More »

FOLLOW THURMAN – DIAZ LIVE

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Follow all the action as Keith Thurman defends the WBA Interim Welterweight title against former Lightweight champion Julio Diaz. The action begins at 9 PM ET / 6 PM PT with a WBC Lightweight title bout featuring Omar Figueroa and Jerry Belmontes. Also former world champion Lucas Matthysse battle John Molina. 12 ROUNDS–WBA INTERIM WELTERWEIGHT TITLE–KEITH THURMAN (22-0, 20 KO’S) ... Read More »

Thurman retains interim title when Diaz hurts ribs

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Keith Thurman retained the WBA Interim Welterweight title when Julio Diaz could not continue after 3 rounds at the Stub Hub Center in Carson, California. Thurman controlled the action for most of the bout and hurt Diaz in the 1st round. He boxed well in the 2nd round and scored a knockdown when he landed a left to the head ... Read More »

FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES FOR SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING TRIPLEHEADER SATURDAY AT STUBHUB CENTER IN CARSON, CALIF.

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LOS ANGELES (April 24, 2014) – With Oscar De La Hoya presiding over the festivities, Golden Boy Promotions hosted the final press conference for their exciting, stacked fight card this Saturday, April 26 headlining Keith Thurman vs. Julio Diaz at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT, following the premiere of ALL ACCESS: ... Read More »

DON’T BLINK! BOXNATION TO SHOW BOXING’S BIGGEST BANGERS AS KEITH THURMAN, LUCAS MATTHYSSE AND OMAR FIGUEROA LINE UP ON MEGA APRIL 26 BILL

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LONDON (April 15) – BoxNation are delighted to announce another mega bill to its fantastic schedule with the addition of the stacked April 26th Golden Boy Promotions show featuring boxing’s biggest punchers in Keith Thurman, Lucas Matthysse and Omar Figueroa. The card taking place at the StubHub Center in Carson, California is guaranteed to have fight fans on the edge ... Read More »

KEITH THURMAN, LUCAS MATTHYSSE AND OMAR FIGUEROA TO HEADLINE SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® TRIPLEHEADER AT STUBHUB CENTER IN CARSON, CALIF., ON SATURDAY, APRIL 26

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LOS ANGELES (March 26, 2014) – StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., has rapidly become known amongst boxing aficionados as the place to be to see world-class fights and fighters. On Saturday, April 26, that reputation continues to grow as Golden Boy Promotions and SHOWTIME Sports® team up for an all-action tripleheader featuring some of the top fighters in the sport ... Read More »

Thurman, Matthysse and Figueroa to headline Showtime triple header on April 26

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A triple header featuring three of the more exciting fighters will consummate a triple header on April 26 at the Stub Hub Center in Carson, California as Keith Thurman will defend his welterweight belt against Julio Diaz, Omar Figueroa will take on Jerry Belmontes in a Lightweight title fight while Lucas Matthysse will take on John Molina Jr. in a ... Read More »

ALL-ACTION PETERSON LOOKS TO BOUNCE BACK AGAINST UNDEFEATED AND ‘VICIOUS’ JEAN IN INTRIGUING IBF WORLD TITLE CLASH LIVE THIS WEEKEND ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (Jan. 22) – Lamont Peterson is adamant he has overcome his devastating knockout loss to Argentine bruiser Lucas Matthysse. The IBF light-welterweight world champion steps back into the ring this weekend, live on BoxNation, when he goes up against the undefeated and big-hitting Dierry Jean at the DC Armory in Washington DC. The bout will be Peterson’s first, following ... Read More »

SHOWTIME SPORTS® TO PREMIERE FLOYD “MONEY” MAYWEATHER VS. CANELO ALVAREZ & DANNY “SWIFT” GARCIA VS. LUCAS “THE MACHINE” MATTHYSSE THIS SATURDAY, SEPT. 21

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EW YORK (Sept. 17, 2013) – SHOWTIME Sports will air Floyd Mayweather’s “masterful” (Associated Press) performance against Canelo Alvarez and Danny Garcia’s “scintillating” (Wall Street Journal) victory over Lucas Matthysse this Saturday on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) as a replay of the blockbuster Sept. 14 PPV event titled “THE ONE: Mayweather vs. Canelo.” The television ... Read More »

FLOYD “MONEY”MAYWEATHER IS “THE ONE” AFTER DAZZLING PERFORMANCE AGAINST CANELO ALVAREZ SATURDAY ON SHOWTIME PPV®

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LAS VEGAS, NEV. (Sept. 14, 2013) – Floyd Mayweather truly is “THE ONE.” The undisputed, pound-for-pound champion put on a clinic against Mexican sensation Canelo Alvarez, handing the 23-year-old superstar his first loss in the toughest test of his career Saturday on SHOWTIME PPV at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Canelo (42-1-1, 30 KO’s) fought with everything he had, but ... Read More »

Mayweather wins big according to everybody but one judge

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LAS VEGAS – Floyd Mayweather Jr. did the expected. One judge didn’t. It was brilliant. It was bizarre. It was boxing all over again. Mayweather didn’t have to explain himself for fulfilling the promises he made in dancing around and all over Canelo Alvarez Saturday night at the MGM Grand. It was called The One. For once, the promoters got ... Read More »

The One: Mayweather v Canelo Alvarez Live on BoxNation late Saturday night

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It’s the biggest fight night in recent memory as Floyd “Money” Mayweather puts his 44-0 record on the line against WBC and WBA Super World Light-Middleweight Champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. Before this superfight, Danny Garcia is out to silence his critics and defend his WBC and WBA Super World Light-Welterweight titles against the powerhouse Argentine Lucas Matthysse, while Ishe Smith ... Read More »

DANNY GARCIA vs. LUCAS MATTHYSSE & UNDERCARD FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES TWO DAYS BEFORE “THE ONE: MAYWEATHER vs. CANELO”

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LAS VEGAS, NEV. (Sept. 12, 2013) – Unified WBC, WBA and Ring Magazine Light Welterweight Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia and current WBC Inter-Continental Light Welterweight Champion Lucas “The Machine” Matthysse proved that there is more than one main event scheduled at MGM Grand in Las Vegas this Saturday night. The bout headlines one of the strongest undercards in boxing history ... Read More »

About “The One” and its other co-main

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Saturday boxing fans will congregate for “The One,” a pay-per-view fight card with two co-main events, Argentine junior welterweight Lucas “The Machine” Matthysse versus Philadelphian Danny “Swift” Garcia, and Floyd Mayweather versus Saul Alvarez. Since that questionable prefix “co” was put there by someone else, and since any aficionado can tell you Matthysse-Garcia is much the more interesting fight, here ... Read More »

UNDEFEATED FEATHERWEIGHT CONTENDER RONNY RIOS RETURNS TO FANTASY SPRINGS ON SEPTEMBER 7 TO FACE MEXICAN KO ARTIST JOSE BERANZA ON THE UNDERCARD OF TOP HEAVYWEIGHT CONTENDERS SETH MITCHELL VS. CHRIS ARREOLA

INDIO, Calif., Sept. 4 – With a perfect 21-0 record, Santa Ana’s Ronny Rios is on the fast track to a world featherweight title shot. On Saturday, Sept. 7, he will perform in front of his Southern California faithful at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. in the lead undercard bout before SHOWTIME® takes to the airwaves with a ... Read More »

About “The One” and its co-main

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On Sept. 14 boxing fans will congregate for “The One,” a pay-per-view fight card with a main event, Floyd “Money” Mayweather versus Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, and a co-main event, Lucas Matthysse versus Danny Garcia. Since that questionable prefix “co” was put there by someone else, and since any aficionado can tell you Matthysse-Garcia is much the more interesting fight, what ... Read More »

WBC INTERIM SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION LUCAS “THE MACHINE” MATTHYSSE TO MEET & GREET FANS ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 AT MITCHELL VS. ARREOLA AT FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO

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INDIO, CALIF. (August 30, 2013) – WBC Interim Super Lightweight World Champion Lucas “The Machine” Matthysse, a 30-year-old banger with thunder in his fists will greet fans at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. prior to the September 7 SHOWTIME®fights featuring a 12-round clash of heavyweight contenders between Seth “Mayhem” Mitchell (26-1-1, 19 KO’s) and Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola ... Read More »

LUCAS MATTHYSSE MEDIA ROUNDTABLE QUOTES “WE’RE GOING TO BEAT EACH OTHER UP” SATURDAY, SEPT. 14 AT MGM GRAND ON SHOWTIME PPV®

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LOS ANGELES (Aug. 30 2013) – Looking strong, fit and sounding ultra confident, a relaxed Lucas “The Machine” Matthysse was in Carson, Calif., last Saturday to meet with the media in attendance at StubHub Center and conduct an interview on the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® telecast. The hard-hitting WBC Interim Super Lightweight World Champion was headed to the California desert where ... Read More »

DANNY GARCIA, LUCAS MATTHYSSE, ISHE SMITH, CARLOS MOLINA, PABLO CESAR CANO AND ASHLEY THEOPHANE DISCUSS THEIR UPCOMING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHTS ON SEPT. 14 AT MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS, NEV.

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Kelly Swanson Thanks everybody for joining us today for “THE ONE” media conference call with the pay-per-view undercard fighters. At this point, I’m going to turn it right over to our hosts of the call; that’s both Oscar De La Hoya and Leonard Ellerbe; Oscar is President of Golden Boy Promotions and Leonard Ellerbe is CEO of Mayweather Promotions. So ... Read More »

Thanks, but no thanks: Angel Garcia complains about a media gift that figures to motivate son Danny against Matthysse

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It didn’t take long for Angel Garcia to erupt. He’s complaining to media that his son, Philadelphia junior-welterweight Danny Garcia, isn’t getting a fair shake in coverage of his bout with Lucas Matthysse on the Sept. 14 card featuring Floyd Mayweather Jr.-versus-Canelo Alvarez at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand. It’s hard to judge whether his apparent anger is real or just ... Read More »

UNIFIED SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION DANNY “SWIFT” GARCIA & HIS FATHER/TRAINER ANGEL GARCIA PHILADELPHIA MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES

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PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 7, 2013) – Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia and his father/trainer Angel Garcia opened their Philadelphia training camp for the media on Wednesday as they prepare for their upcoming showdown against power-punching Lucas “The Machine” Matthysse. Garcia (26-0, 20 KO’s) will defend his WBC, WBA Super and Ring Magazine Super Lightweight World Titles against WBC ... Read More »

Matthysse-Garcia: An addition for the Mayweather-Canelo card and a plan for the future

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The announcement Thursday that Lucas-Matthysse and Danny Garcia will fight on the Floyd-Mayweather Jr.-Canelo Alvarez undercard on Sept. 14 is a further sign that the fractured business is moving beyond the usual chaos with a real plan. Imagine that. For just about as long as anybody can recall, good fights came together by happenstance, coincidence or dumb luck. But Matthysse-Garcia ... Read More »

Garcia – Matthysse Official for September 14th Mayweather – Alvarez card

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Richard Scahefer just announced that Danny Garcia and Lucas Matthysse will fight for the Super Lightweight championship of the world on September 14th as part of the mega Floyd Mayweather – Canelo Alvarez card. “The one just got another One said”, said Schaefer “These are two modern day gladitors. For all those who thought Danny was scared of Lucas. Well ... Read More »