Lucas Matthysse Biofile
Status: WBC Super Lightweight Interim Champion.
Ht: 5-9 Wt: 140 DOB: September 27, 1982 In: Trelew, Argentina
First Boxing Memory: "Was representing Argentina in amateurs."
Inspirations: "To win the fight. And win a world title."
Hobbies: "Outside of boxing – because I’m a full-time fighter – is to be with my family and my three dogs."
Last Book Read: "No, I don’t like to read books."
First Job: "I used to sell newspapers."
Current Car: "Volkswagen Golf."
Favorite Meal: "Steak."
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: "No, I don’t eat that."
Pre-Fight Feeling: "Always I’m thinking about my training camp, so I have no doubt I will come out victorious."
Greatest Sports Moment: "The best moment is now."
Most Painful Moment: "Maybe the defeats. And the defeats of my own brother Walter."
Funny Boxing Memory: "It’s nothing funny in boxing. So I don’t remember anything funny."
Embarrassing Boxing Memory: "The most embarrassing moment is the press conference [smiles], after that it’s no problem."
Strangest Fight: "It’s always different with fighters or strangest fighters, but always I finish almost the same way – by knockout."
Favorite Boxers To Watch: "Oscar De La Hoya. Omar Narvaez of Argentina."
Favorite Sport Outside Boxing: "Boxing. I don’t watch anything else."
People Qualities Most Admired: "When I look at people – is to be loyal. Loyalty is everything, especially in our industry."