The expectation and embrace of violence is not normally sanctioned in a polite society, but that mindset is accepted within the realm of the ring. This Saturday's clash between two hard men who make no excuses for their actions within the confines of their studio, “The Siberian Rocky” Ruslan Provodnikov, and “The Machine” Lucas Matthysse, is making tongues water.
Fight fans know that both men have a track record which suggests this tangle, to unfold at Turning Stone Casino in NY, and on HBO, could be an insta-classic.
Expert analyst Harold Lederman of HBO talks about what he expects to occur in Verona. Yes, he's expecting these men to conform to their best versions of themselves, and the result to be a superior example of a clash of titans of strength and will.
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