Originally Posted by JMP
Could go either way in my opinion, but I'd probably favor Matthysse to rise to the occasion and stop Hatton late. Hatton's not above getting beat by somebody with the one-punch power, body work, and chin of Matthysse, especially now that he's starting faster. Hatton was good, but far from being something special. Certainly no great at 140. Lesser fighters hurt him and dropped him. And Tszyu was shot and injured by the time Hatton beat him in that ugly foul-fest of a fight.
Very sensible, objective post.