Erislandy Lara Boxing News

Lara vs. Smith live on SHO at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT – Dec. 12

Mayweather Promotions and SHOWTIME bring boxing fans a 154-pound world title showdown between WBA Super Welterweight Titlist Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara (19-2-2, 12 KOs) and former IBF Junior Middleweight World Champion Ishe “Sugar Shay” Smith (26-6, 12 KOs) in the Friday, Dec. 12 installment of SHOWTIME BOXING Special Edition.

Trout wants Canelo, Cotto and Lara after one more tune-up fight

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBA 154 pound champion Austin Trout (27-2, 14 KOs) says he wants one more tune-up fight to get the rust out before he goes after the top tier fighters. Trout, 28, specifically wants rematches with Miguel Cotto, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Erislandy Lara. Trout beat Cotto in 2012, but then lost […]

Canelo vs. Lara generated about 300K PPV buys on Showtime

By Dan Ambrose: In disappointing news for fans of former WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 KOs), his pay-per-view fight last month on July 12th Showtime against WBA junior middleweight champion Erislandy Lara (19-2-2, 12 KOs) brought in around 300,000 buys, according to Dan Rafael of ESPN. The numbers are unofficial, however, […]

Canelo vs. Lara rumored to have done 400K-425K; HBO says they can double

By D.A: Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (44-1-1 31 KOs) numbers are rumored to have went up by a little against southpaw Erislandy Lara. Canelo’s PPV numbers last time he fought against Angulo were 300-350K which were exceeding expectations according to former CEO of Golden Boy Promotions Richard Schaefer. I know you guys are all gonna find […]

Erislandy Lara vs. Demetrius Andrade, who wins if this fight is made?

By DA: Weeks after Erislandy Lara (19-2-2 12 KOs) suffered his first legitimate defeat, he gets a tweet from another 154 strap holder Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade (21-0 14 KOs) challenging him to a unification bout. Lara holds the WBA “regular” 154 pound title while Andrade holds the WBO 154 pound title. If you ask […]

Chavez Sr comments on Canelo vs. Lara fight

By Francisco Gurrola: Watching the TV show “Golpe a Golpe, I was very interested as to what the comments would be about the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara fight. My first Impressions on the commentators was that none of them were fully satisfied with the fight at the MGM Grand on […]

Demetrius Andrade still hoping to get Canelo or Lara fight

By Dan Ambrose: WBO junior middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade (21-0, 14 KO’s) is hoping that former WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez or Erislandy Lara (19-2-2, 12 KO’s) will step up to face him now that the two fighters have settled their differences in their recent bouts. Andrade wants Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar […]

Mancini – Canelo’s an ordinary fighter; Lara beat him

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBA lightweight champion Ray Mancini thinks that Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 KOs) is an ordinary fighter with marginal skills, and that he should have been given a defeat in his fight against Erislandy Lara this month. Mancini, like many other boxing experts, feels that Lara out-boxed Canelo for 12 rounds, […]

Golovkin needs to impress against Geale this Saturday

By Allan Fox: WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (29-0, 26 KO’s) is in a situation where he not only needs to beat former IBF/WBA middleweight champion Daniel Geale (30-2, 16 KO’s) in their fight at Madison Square Garden in New York, but Golovkin needs to win an impressive manner by knocking the 33-year-old Geale out. […]

Canelo grumbles about Lara not fighting him the way he wanted

By Dan Ambrose: Last night on Showtime ALL ACCESS: Canelo vs. Lara epilogue, it was interesting to see former WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 KO’s) speaking about what he had accomplished last week in beating Erislandy Lara (19-2-2, 12 KO’s) by a highly contested 12 round split decision. Instead of accepting […]

Canelo-Lara replay tonight on Showtime

By Dan Ambrose: Showtime will be televising the replay of last Saturday’s controversial bout between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 KOs) and Erislandy Lara (19-2-2, 12 KO’s) at 9 p.m ET/PT. This was a fight that the 24-year-old Canelo won by a 12 round split decision by the scores 115-113 and 117-111 for Canelo, and […]

Maidana expects to be strong in later rounds against Mayweather

(Photo credit: Idris Erba) By Allan Fox: Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31 KOs) says he’s working hard on his conditioning for his rematch against WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KOs) to make sure that he doesn’t fade late in the fight like he did the last time they fought. Maidana fought effectively in […]

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