Peterson vs Matthysse is on.
No world titles will be on the line when IBF junior welterweight champion Lamont Peterson (31-1-1, 16 KOs) faces WBC interim junior welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse (33-2, 31 KOs) on May 18 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. The bout will be fought at a 141 lb. catch weight, one pound over the division limit.
In the co-feature, IBF welterweight title will be on the line when reigning champion Devon Alexander "The Great" (24-1, 13 KOs) defends against undefeated #1 contender Kell "The Special One" Brook (29-0, 19 KOs).