Viktor Postol Defeats Lucas Matthysse, Wins WBC Strap

CARSON, CA — In front of a raucous Stub Hub crowd, Viktor Postol entrance into enemy territory resulted in a finale contrary to what oddsmakers predicted. After ten back and forth rounds of action, Postol joined the legion of green belt holders by defeating “The Machine” Lucas Matthysse by 10th round KO. After a slow start, Postol effectively neutralized the Matthysee onslaught with his sizable height and reach advantage. Frustrating the Argentinian to no end with intermittent clinching and successful combination punching, the tide slowly began to turn in this favor. Momentum appeared to shift in his favor once and for all during the seventh round when he and Matthysse knocked heads in what appeared…

Matthysee v Postol Weigh-In Photos/Results

CARSON, CA — With the sun shining and the crowd cheering them on main event combatants Lucas Matthysse and Viktor Postol took the next step of the impending battle for the WBA super lightweight title to the scales. With both fighters making weight with ease, the potential “fight of the year” candidate is full steam ahead. Below is a list of the full weigh-in results.  LUCAS MATTHYSSE VS. VIKTOR POSTOL   Click HERE for Photos & Official Bout Sheet

Viktor Postal LA Media Workout Video/Photos

LOS ANGELES, CA — On Monday in Los Angeles, Freddy Roach open the doors of the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles for the media to get a glimpse of welterweight Viktor Postol ahead of his anticipated October 3rd slugfest with Lucas Matthysse at the Stub Hub Center in Carson. Also on hand, undercard participants Antonio Orozco, Mercito Gesta, Julian Ramirez and Jorge Arce. Speaking through his translator, Postol emphasized his focus on the task at hand while Roach doubled down saying he anticipated both his guys (Postol and Miguel Cotto) will win big on their respective cards. Viktor Postol – Shadowboxing Viktor Postol – Mitt Work Viktor Postol – Group Interview Antonio Orozco –…

Matthysse v Postol LA Press Conference, Video and More

LOS ANGELES, CA – On October 3rd, former champion Lucas Matthysse finds himself in contention for the super lightweight title once more as he faces off against number one contender Viktor Postol at the Stub Hub Arena in Carson, CA. A card that promises to not only produce fireworks in the main event includes a stacked card of bouts at what’s become boxing’s latest battle ground in recent years. The co-main event features an intriguing match-up between young, undefeated, knockout artist Antonio Orozco against battle tested and former champion Humberto Soto. At a press conference in Los Angeles on Thursday, the combatants addressed the media on their upcoming respective bouts. Here’s what they had to say: Presented by Golden Boy Promotions in…

Orozco Vs. Honorio To Headline 5/15 Golden Boy LIVE!

UNDEFEATED ANTONIO OROZCO VS. MARTIN HONORIO ADDED TO HEADLINE MAY 15 GOLDEN BOY LIVE! SERIES AT THE DEL MAR FAIRGROUNDS IN DEL MAR, CALIF. ON FOX SPORTS 1 AND FOX DEPORTES UNDEFEATED SAN DIEGO NATIVE OROZCO LOOKS TO SHINE IN FRONT OF HOME TOWN FANS IN SPECIAL EDITION OF RINGSIDE AT DEL MAR Photo credit: Fightweek.com DEL MAR, CALIF. (May 7, 2014) – Originally scheduled to square off on April 26, rising star Antonio “Relentless” Orozco and Mexican veteran Martin Honorio will finally get their chance to take care of business in the ring when they meet in the main event of the special edition of “Ringside at Del Mar” on Thursday, May 15 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, Calif….

Friday Night Proves To Be A Busy Night For Fights

LOS ANGELES, CA – For a sport that’s allegedly dead or dying, this past Friday was über busy for the sweet science. With cards happening at the same time on ESPN, Showtime, and Fox Sports, it was a fight fan’s dream but a writer’s nightmare. But a dream at the same time. Here’s a quick recap of the night’s action. On NBC Sports – Fight Night Curtis Stevens clobbered Patrick Mejewski to cruise to an easy first round knockout. Shaking off the cob webs of his loss against Gennady Golovkin, Stevens showcased the skills that brought him public acclaim. Knocking Mejewski down ten seconds into round one courtesy of a left jab, Stevens closed the show…