Lucas Martin Matthysse

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Name: Lucas Martin Matthysse
Alias: La Máquina
Birth Name: Lucas Martín Matthysse
Born: 1982-09-27 (Age:35)
Birthplace: Trelew, Chubut, Argentina
Hometown: Trelew, Chubut, Argentina
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 6½″   /   169cm
Reach: 69″   /   175cm
Boxing Record: click

Promoter: Golden Boy Promotions
Manager: Al Haymon
Trainer: Luis Dionisio Barrera

Lucas Matthysse is the younger brother of Walter Matthysse and Soledad Edith Matthysse.

Amateur Highlights

  • 2000 Argentine National Champion
  • 2001 World Championships participant in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 2001 Pan American Championships Gold medalist in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 2002 1st Cuban National Olympics participant in Havana, Cuba
  • 2003 1st Pan American Games Qualifying Tournament Gold Medalist in Belem do Para, Brazil
  • 2003 Pan American Games participant in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Titles Held

  • WBC Silver Super Lightweight Title (2014-2015)
  • WBC Interim World Super Lightweight Title (2012-2013)
  • WBC Continental Americas Super Lightweight Title (2012; 2014)
  • WBA Intercontinental Super Lightweight Title (2012)
  • WBO Intercontinental Junior Welterweight Title (2011)
  • WBO Latino Junior Welterweight Title (2006-07)


  • "Matthysse is the best body puncher in South America and one of the best body punchers in the world." - Al Bernstein