Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, Lucas Matthysse vs. Viktor Postol headlines a HBO Boxing doubleheader. Matthysse vs. Postol is a set to be for a vacant title strap in the junior welterweight division, and both men comfortably made weight ahead of their showdown.
Opening up the telecast a 10-round showdown, also in the junior welterweight division that showcases Humberto Soto in a matchup against Antonio Orozco. While Soto is getting billed as the A side of the fight, the young, unbeaten Orozco should be the favorite against the shopworn Soto.
Official Matthysse vs. Postol Weights from Carson, C:
- Lucas Matthysse: 139.4 lbs.
- Viktor Postol: 139.4 lbs.
- Humberto Soto: 140.0 lbs.
- Antonio Orozco: 140.6 lbs.
Saturday’s HBO World Championship Boxing doubleheader telecast begins at 10:15 p.m. eastern. Be sure to check back with us here on Saturday night for full post-fight coverage and analysis of the Matthysse vs. Postol results and the rest of the weekend action.