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No belts for Peterson-Matthysse?

Lack of title implications in fight shows silliness of alphabet organizations

Updated: May 16, 2013, 1:25 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

First things first: The Lamont Peterson-Lucas Matthysse fight is a great one. It's one of the best pure matchups that could have been made in boxing. It matches the Nos. 2 and 3 junior welterweights in the world (unified titlist Danny Garcia is No. 1 and probably will fight the winner on Sept. 7). Peterson-Matthysse is also a great style match. Peterson is an excellent boxer who isn't afraid to rumble. Matthysse is a brawler and a knockout artist who looks to decapitate opponents. Both ...

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