Originally written on Thacover2  |  Last updated 10/1/14

CLEVELAND, OH - FEBRUARY 27: Rock Allen of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania lands a punch in his light welterweight (141lbs) match against Lamont Peterson of Washington, D.C. during the 2004 Olympic Box-Offs at the Cleveland Convocation Center February 27, 2004 in Cleveland, Ohio. With the victory, Allen qualifies for the 2004 U.S. Olympic Boxing Team. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
I had the amazing privilege of covering the Lucas Matthysse vs Lamont Peterson showdown at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City for BlackSportsOnline.com, and this my recap of Matthysse’s destruction of Peterson. *** Lucas Matthysse has two losses on his resume, and if you ask anyone with vast boxing knowledge, they will tell you he was robbed on two different occasions. Last at night at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, Matthysse was not going to take his chances with the judges, and turned a potential fight of the year with heavily regarded Junior Welterweight champion Lamont Peterson into a three round destruction that has everyone about Matthysse’s next opponent, and his potential to become a superstar. Matthysse has earned the right to face WBA and WBC titlist Danny Garcia later this year. It was a small crowd of 4,215 who showed up to Boardwalk Hall, but those not in attendance missed a dominant show by the hard punching Argentinian. Matthysse dominated Peterson from start to fi...
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