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Lucas Matthysse Blasts Lamont Peterson in Third Round Technical Knockout Win; Devon Alexander Outclasses and Stops Lee Purdy

by on May.19, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

“It is literally like a bomb exploding every time (Matthysse) lands a punch.” - SHOWTIME Boxing analyst Paulie Malignaggi

Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Telecast Will Replay Sunday Morning at 9 a.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME® and Tuesday, May 21 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME EXTREME®

ATLANTIC CITY (May 19, 2013) – It took knockout artist and WBC Interim Super Lightweight World Champion Lucas Matthysse only three rounds to claim his 32nd knockout against IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion Lamont Peterson in front of an excited crowd Saturday night. In the co-main event from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, Devon Alexander outclassed Lee Purdy with a seventh-round technical knockout win after Purdy’s corner waved the fight off.

Matthysse (34-2, 32 KO’s) used the first round to feel out Peterson and promptly picked up the pace in the second. The Argentine began landing with ferocity and eventually dropped Peterson (31-2-1, 16 KO’s) with a left hook late in the round. Early in the third, another left hook landed flush sending Peterson down again. The IBF World Champion beat the count, barely, and was on wobbly legs when Matthysse came in for the finish. Moments later, after the third knockdown courtesy of a left hook, referee Steve Smoger waved off the fight at 2:14 of round three. (continue reading…)

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“King Khan Returns” to Showcase Britain’s Brightest Boxing Talents on April 16 Undercard

by on Mar.15, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, March 15, 2011 – Amir “King” Khan will lead a fantastic bill on Saturday, April 16 as he returns home to defend his WBA Super Lightweight World Title against undefeated European Champion Paul McCloskey at the M.E.N Arena.

In what is sure to be an action-packed night presented by Hatton Promotions in association with Khan Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions, some of British boxing’s hottest prospects will be featured including world title contender and European Middleweight Champion Matthew Macklin who takes on savvy German Khoren Gevor, British Welterweight Champion Craig Watson who will defend his belt against Lee “Lights Out” Purdy and rising star Scott Quigg lined up to face tough Andrei Isaeu.  (continue reading…)

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