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Thursday, September 12, 2013
Five keys for Lucas Matthysse

By Bernardo Pilatti

In one of the most anticipated bouts of 2013, hard-punching Lucas Matthysse will look to hand the first defeat to junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

The battle between Matthysse (34-2 with 32 KOs), of Argentina, and the Philadelphia-born Garcia (26-0, 16 KOs) will have an extra bonus considering the winner could be in line to face Floyd Mayweather Jr. should he get past Canelo Alvarez in Saturday's main event. 

Considered the favorite to win by knockout, Matthysse must abide by the following five keys in order to secure a victory: