Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 5/15/13
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. In the main event IBF Junior Welterweight Champion Lamont Peterson (31-1-1, 16 KO's), of Washington, D.C., faces power-punching WBC Interim Super Lightweight Champion Lucas Matthysse (33-2, 31 KO's), of Trelew, Argentina, in a 12-round bout at a catch-weight of 141 pounds. In the co-featured attraction on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®, Devon Alexander (24-1, 13 KO's), of St. Louis, will defend his IBF Welterweight Championship against number four rated IBF welterweight contender Lee Purdy (20-3-1, 13 KO's), of Colchester, England. Fights on SHOWTIME EXTREME®, airing beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT, will inc...
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