Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 5/19/13
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 2:14 in Round 3 after registering three knockdowns en route to the landslide victory. With the win, Matthysse now has his sights set for Danny Garcia, in what should be another epic match in the absolutely loaded 140 lbs division. Credit: Tom Casino / Showtime The fight began slowly, as Peterson looked to establish his jab and utilize the full space around the ring. Matthysse spent the first round looking for ways inside, and attempting to figure out the distance and pacing of the fight. Peterson took the round with his ring generalship and boxing. Round 2 began with more of the same, but Matthysse began c...
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