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Erislandy 'The American Dream' Lara is Officially a U.S. Citizen

HOUSTON, TX  - WBA and IBO super-welterweight champion, Erislandy "The American Dream" Lara, is truly living the American dream since he has now completed all the eligibility requirements to become a U.S citizen. 

Erislandy, along with his wife Yudi, took an oath of allegiance to the United States today, solidifying their citizenship.
 
Lara, who made his U.S. boxing debut in Primm, Nevada, in January of 2009, is elated about gaining his U.S. citizenship.  He reflects on the long journey it took to become a U.S citizen.

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"When I arrived in the United States in 2008, my main goal was to become a citizen of this great nation." said Erislandy Lara. 

"It brings me great joy to know that I am now a legal citizen of the United States of America.  It's been a long journey to get where I'm at today, and I couldn't have done it without my beautiful wife Yudi.  Together, we fulfilled all the legal requirements that were mandated to become a U.S citizen."
 
"Living in here in the States has been a tremendous blessing to me and my family." Lara continued. "With hard work, and the help of many good people around me, I've been able to provide for my loved ones.  My goal is to continue my boxing career with my core team, and someday, God willing, become a Boxing Hall of Famer."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LoadedWraps on 02-19-2017

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;17429821]HOUSTON, TX - WBA and IBO super-welterweight champion, Erislandy "The American Dream" Lara, is truly living the American dream since he has now completed all the eligibility requirements to become a U.S citizen. Erislandy, along with his wife Yudi, took…

Comment by Ghost Rider on 02-19-2017

Hilarious how the dumb cousin f**king types in this thread think you just walk up and get your citizenship in a day. It takes about a MINIMUM of 6 years to become a citizen.

Comment by REYESdelBOXEO on 02-19-2017

Erislandy "El Oro de Guantanamo" Lara & Saul "EL CANELO ALVAREZ , the two most feard men at 154 & 160 pound divisions. #FACTS *Golovcan't *Charlo Sisters *Burger Joint Saunders *Poo Poo Andrade :wave: :boxing: :dead1: :sleeping: LMAO!

Comment by Ganondorf on 02-19-2017

Congrats Erislandy!

Comment by BendOver on 02-19-2017

the hate is strong in some people here...

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