Record:  36 – 3, 1NC, 34KO’s

Alias:  La Maquina (The Machine)

Birthday:  September 22nd 1982 (age 32)

Division:  Junior Welterweight        (also rated at:  Welterweight)

Current Championships:  WBC Inter-continental     Junior Welterweight Title

Former Titles:  WBA inter-continental, WBO inter-continental, WBC continental americas      Junior Welterweight Titles

Key Wins:

  • Vivian Harris, TKO 4th rd, 2/20/10
  • Lamont Peterson, TKO 3rd rd, 5/18/13
  • John Molina Jr, KO 11th rd, 4/26/14

Notable Losses:

  • Zab Judah, SD 12rd, 11/6/10     (for vacant WBO & NABO Junior Welterweight titles)
  • Danny Garcia, UD 12rd, 9/14/13     (for WBAsuper, WBC, & TheRing Junior Welterweight titles)

Recent News:

  • On Thursday January 22nd 2015, Lucas Matthysse signed a 5 year contract extension with Golden Boy Promotions.  “Lucas Matthysse is extremely happy with Golden Boy Promotions, and he wants to retire with us,” De La Hoya said. “I’m extremely happy that he’s a loyal fighter and person who understands the value of having a promoter on a long-term contract in order for us to keep building him and get him the fights he deserves.”  (espn.com/boxing)
  • Lucas Matthysse is scheduled to fight Ruslan Provodnikov (24-3, 17 KO’s) on April 18th of 2015, at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona NY, and the fight will be aired on HBO Boxing at 9pm eastern time.

Highlights:

-David Jukic, INSIDE RINGSIDE

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