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Matthysse to defend in the US?

By Gabriel F. Cordero

WBC interim light welterweight world champion Lucas Matthysse (32-2, 30 KOs) could defend his crown in January and possibly in the United States. Initially it was known that Matthysse would defend on December 15 in Argentina and there was also talk of him fighting on the February 9 card featuring Danny Garcia (25-0, 16 KOs) against Zab Judah (42-7, 29 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Now Matthysse might land on the January 19 card topped by Devon Alexander (24-1-0, 13 KOs) and Kell Brook (29-0, 19 KOs) for the IBF welterweight title. Stay tuned…

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