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Lucas Matthysse cemented himself as one of the most dangerous fighters in boxing with his 3rd-round TKO of Lamont Peterson on Saturday night in Atlantic City. Matthysse (34-2, 32 KOs) knocked down Peterson once in the second and two more times in the third before the referee called it off to save a woozy Peterson. The Argentine’s first knock down of Peterson (32-1-1, 16 KOs) in the third round was a thing of beauty. Both fighters were going for a left hook at the same time with around 1:02 left in the round. Matthysse’s shot was more compact, enabling him to land a powerful punch to the face of Peterson, flooring the DC native. You can see how close the timing was in the image below: Peterson hit the canvas and was totally stunned. Despite having a confused look on his face, he managed to get up but was hit a few more times and fell back to the ground. Peterson said after the fight that he did not feel anything was wrong with him, though he did admit it was a good stoppage by...
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