Lucas “La Máquina” Matthysse (37-3, 34 KOs) and Viktor “The Iceman” Postol (27-0, 11 KOs) held a Los Angeles press conference today ahead of their upcoming fight on October 3 for the vacant WBC Super Lightweight title at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
LUCAS “LA MAQUINA” MATTHYSSE
“I’m very delighted to be fighting for the world title against Viktor Postol and to share the card with Humberto Soto and Antonio Orozco.
“I’m very delighted that the time has come for me to fight for the world title.
“What can I say? I’ll see you on October 3. I am excited to be back in Carson. The fans can expect a great fight.”
VIKTOR “THE ICEMAN” POSTOL
“Thank you to ELITE Boxing, Golden Boy Promotions, Top Rank, HBO and my trainers, Freddie Roach. It’s going to be a great event.
“This is my third fight in the U.S. I’m glad it’s happening in Los Angeles at the Stub Hub Center.
“Los Angeles is a second home to me; it’s where my training camp is. I know that Lucas will have more fans there, but it makes me happy to know I will have support there, too on fight night.”
HUMBERTO “LA ZORRITA” SOTO
“Thank you to HBO, Golden Boy Promotions, and my team for always being on top of my career and my health.
“As the saying goes, third time is a charm. I hope it’s true because my two others fights this year have fallen through. I will be ready and in the best of shape for October 3.
“I want to thank Antonio Orozco for taking this fight. He is a tremendous fighter. It will be a great fight for the fans. The fans that pay for a ticket are going to enjoy it. They’re going to be the winners on October 3.”
ANTONIO “RELENTLESS” OROZCO
“Come October 3, I will face a very experienced fighter who will demonstrate why he is a former world champion, and I will show the fans why I am still undefeated. I am sure he will bring his best. I know it will be a fight fans will enjoy.”