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Lucas Matthysse stops Lamont Peterson in 3rd

Updated: May 18, 2013, 11:21 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Lucas Matthysse stopped Lamont Peterson in the third round Saturday night at Boardwalk Hall in a matchup of junior-welterweight champions.

Although both own pieces of the 140-pound title, a dispute among the sanctioning bodies prompted the fighters to meet in a non-title fight that lived up to the hype.

"Now we all know who the best 140-pound fighter is," Matthysse said through an interpreter. "No one has dominated Peterson like that."

Matthysse (34-2, ...

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