Matthysse vs Kiram Fallout with Frank Lotierzo – HBO Boxing checked in for 2018 this past Saturday as they featured a pair of WBA world title fights for their first broadcast of the year.
In the welterweight division, Argentina’s Lucas Martin Matthysse solved Thailand’s Tewa Kiram, delivering an eighth round KO to grab the vacant WBA belt. The win gives the veteran slugger Matthysse a world title in a crowded weight class and it will be interesting to see what is next for him.
Also heading into interesting times in his career is WBA lightweight titlist Jorge Linares. The all-world Linares successfully his belt with a comfortable unanimous decision win over Mercito Gesta. Linares has been linked to potential superfights with fellow lightweight titlist Mikey Garcia or all-world super featherweight Vasyl Lomachenko for his next bout.
In this latest TBC segment with our analyst Frank Lotierzo, he gives us his take on the two world title fights we saw this past weekend andwhat might be next for both men. Check it out right here.
Check out “Matthysse vs Kiram Results And More” for results and highlights from Saturday.
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