Found May 17, 2013 on The Queensbury Rules:
It's one of those kind of fights, is Lamont Peterson vs. Lucas Matthysse Saturday on Showtime: The more you dissect it, the more footage you watch, the harder it gets to figure out who will win. You might have started off one way and flipped back and forth repeatedly. In that sense, your fractured crystal ball reflects the odds in general -- by one sports book, Matthysse is the ultra-narrow favorite, but the closer it gets to fight night, the more writers come out picking Peterson. That kind of fight might be enticing enough on its own, but the attraction is compounded by yet other things, like the ways in which Peterson and Matthysse are alike, and they ways they're different. Matthysse is a brawler who can box; Peterson is a boxer who can brawl. If you mope around lamenting the sorry state of body punching in boxing today, this weekend has a pot of gold to cheer you up. Even if both men take turns avoiding contact for stretches, there will be a significant percentage o...

Running Undercard Results For Lamont Peterson Vs. Lucas Matthysse

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Keep coming back here for updates on the undercard for Showtime's main event of Lucas Matthysse-Lamont Peterson (junior welterweight). It's a DEEP card, in terms of number of fights, which I previewed here. Highlights -- among the "names", anyway -- include Anthony Peterson, Shawn Porter and Devon Alexander, as well as other brothers of famous...

Lucas Matthysse TKO3 Lamont Peterson, Explosive results from AC

Peterson vs. Matthysse Results - Lucas Matthysse continued his path of destruction through the Junior Welterweight division, laying waste to Lamont Peterson within 3 rounds on Saturday night at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ, in the main event of a Showtime Championship Boxing card. Matthysse scored a 3rd round TKO victory over Peterson, with an official time of stoppage at...

Lamont Peterson-Lucas Matthysse weigh-in results, photos & video

The Lamont Peterson vs. Lucas Matthysse weigh-in was held this afternoon in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in advance of Saturday night's Showtime televised match-up between two of the top junior welterweights in the world -- who are ironically fighting this fight at a catch-weight above the division, without any of their titles at stake. So there's that. Right here, you'...

Lucas Matthysse Annihilates Lamont Peterson; Everyone Should Be Afraid

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- In the Godzilla movies, the great, giant lizard that demolishes all emerges from the sea. Saturday night on Showtime, boxing's scariest monster emerged onto the beaches of Atlantic City: Lucas Matthysse. The first victim of a frightening new era for anyone around 140 pounds was Lamont Peterson, no worse than a top four man in the division, and a match...

Peterson vs. Matthysse, Alexander vs. Purdy presser photos & quotes

All five of the fighters in attendance at Wednesday's press conference in New York City were confident and ready for fight night as they discussed their upcoming bouts taking place this Saturday, May 18 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J live on SHOWTIME. Check out a collection of presser photos and quotes for the card headlined by Lamont Peterson vs. Lucas Matthysse. ...

Matthysse stops Peterson

Lucas Matthysse stopped Lamont Peterson in the third round Saturday night at Boardwalk Hall in a matchup of junior-welterweight champions. Although both own pieces of the 140-pound title, a dispute among the sanctioning bodies prompted the fighters to meet in a non-title fight that lived up to the hype. ''Now we all know who the best 140-pound fighter is,'' Matthysse...

BSO Preview: Lamont Peterson vs Lucas Matthysse

On Saturday, May 18, IBF light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson will meet hard-hitting Argentinian  Lucas Matthysse at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. This will definitely be one of the most eagerly anticipated matchups of the spring and a potential fight of the year bout.  The winner of this bout will land directly in the line of fire for a possible Floyd Mayweather...

Lamont Peterson And Lucas Matthysse: Getting There The Hard Way

Lucas Matthysse, the hard punching Argentine, WBC interim junior welterweight titlist and number one Ring-ranked junior welterweight, will challenge the IBF strapholder Lamont Peterson this Saturday in Atlantic City. It’s a storied town, one that has seen some classic fights down the years. Yet it’s also synonymous with the darker side of the sweet science, and the forces at...

Lucas Matthysse Crushes Lamont Peterson

Lucas Matthysse is known by many boxing enthusiasts as the best 140 pounder in the world. Most would say either he or Danny Garcia, but we will get to that in a moment. Lucas Matthysse vs. Lamont Peterson was a big fight for many fans. Matthysse the big puncher who’s only losses are losses where Matthysse didn’t get [...]

Previewing The Mammoth Atlantic City Undercard For Lamont Peterson Vs. Lucas Matthysse

(A cast of thousands, from left: Anthony Peterson; Devon Alexander; Lamont Peterson; Lee Purdy; Anthony Ogogo) If you're headed to Atlantic City this weekend for one of the year's best main events -- the junior welterweight scrap between Lamont Peterson and Lucas Matthysse -- or even if you're just trying to figure out how much of the Showtime/Sho Extreme broadcasts...

Haroon Khan makes US debut this Saturday in AC on Peterson-Matthysse undercard

Haroon Khan (1-0) will be starting his American adventure sooner rather than later as he takes on Vicente Medellin (0-5) on the undercard of the Lamont Peterson vs. Lucas Matthysse clash this weekend in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The younger brother of former Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Amir Khan got off to a winning professional start in his debut fight against Brett...

Final press conference quotes from Lamont & Anthony Peterson, Devon Alexander, Lee Purdy & Anthony Ogogo about May 18 fights.

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Viewing Picks for May 18, 2013

All Times Eastern Arena Football Orlando Predators at Philadelphia Soul -- CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. Australian Rules Football Collingwood Magpies vs. Geelong Cats -- Fox Soccer Plus, 5:30 p.m. Carlton Blues vs. Port Adelaide Power -- Fox Soccer, 11 p.m. Boxing Showtime Championship Boxing, Atlantic City, NJ Jr. Welterweight Fight Lamont Peterson vs. Lucas...
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