Lucas Matthysse Turns Down Harris Rematch

According to Golden Boy Promotions, Lucas Matthysse has turned down an offer for a rematch with Vivian Harris. Matthysse defeated Harris in February by 4th round TKO but the Harris camp claimed the fight was stopped too early. The controversial stoppage led to an appeal from Harris’ team and Golden Boy. While the Mexican boxing commission has yet to make a decision concerning Harris’ appeal for a no contest, Harris has already voiced his opinion on the recent turn of events:

“He’s a coward plain and simple,” Harris said of Matthysse. “Why else would he and his team not want to fight me? They saw that his eye was rapidly closing and that there was a lot more fight left. They know it’s a risky fight and they probably just want to go back to fighting nobodies in Argentina. They have padded his record from the start of his career. He and I both know that the stoppage was bullsh*t. Everyone who saw that fight knows I didn’t lose that fight on fair terms. I want the chance to set the record straight. It’s a shame he’s a gutless coward. I was looking forward to rearranging his face for a second time.”

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