Boxing has gotten off to a rough start this year. Injuries have thrown a wrench in a number of big matchups involving fighters that are trying to establish themselves as the sport's next stars.
As is the case in most walks of life, the best way to quiet a skeptic in boxing is to show and prove, or in other words, let your actions speak louder than your words.
Enter Lucas Matthysse, the self-proclaimed "man of few words" whose fists are proof that he is on the cusp of stardom.
These are the top reasons why Lucas Matthysse could be boxing's next big thing.