Matthysse closes on Garcia date

  • Last Updated: January 27 2013, 10:47 GMT

Lucas Matthysse strengthened his claims for a shot at Danny Garcia by beating Mike Dallas Jr in one round on Saturday night.

Lucas Matthysse: Another impressive performance

The Argentinian won all three of his fights 2012 and produced a thunderous right hand to send Dallas Jr unconscious to the canvas in with a minute of the first round left.

"I definitely had a future to lose," Matthyss told "I definitely want Danny Garcia. I hope he gives me the opportunity, but (I'll fight) any top fighter at 140."

The unbeaten Garcia is to due to fight Zab Judah in New York on February 9.

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