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Erislandy Lara Believes Canelo is Hyped Up, Arrogant

By Miguel Rivera

WBA 'regular' junior middleweight champion Erislandy Lara (19-1-2, 12KOs) is not impressed with the record of Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (43-1-1, 31KOs). They are set to collide this Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Lara points to Canelo's record being built on victories over smaller and older fighters like Jose Miguel Cotto, Carlos Baldomir and Matthew Hatton. He thinks Canelo has a bad attitude and walks around with a big chip on his shoulder.

He doesn't believe Canelo will be capable of dealing with his style, because he never faced the best competition at junior middleweight, and says that is reason why Canelo struggled against boxers like Austin Trout and Floyd Mayweather Jr.

"Canelo is arrogant and an inflated boxer. I really don't like him for his character, in addition to him being inflated. But it's not something that's personal [for me]. He doesn't realize what kind of trouble that he's going to have when he faces me. I am superior to Canelo Alvarez in every area," Lara said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Realboxingfan1 on 07-08-2014

[QUOTE=Skills-Kill;14736184]Like I said before, I don't start the racist comments but I will join the battle if someone gets funny. Like kozone says, it's all fun and games till it hits home. Btw you are a real hypocrite, you come…

Comment by garfios on 07-08-2014

[QUOTE=drenlou;14735636]I never said hernandez was a bum, i said he is unknown! I mean wayne braithwaite and oneil bell are probly more known then hernandez!! Lol and braithwaite koed him in 3!![/QUOTE]Anyone can get clocked and lose, where is braithwaite…

Comment by LouIE G on 07-08-2014

[QUOTE=Skills-Kill;14736184]Like I said before, I don't start the racist comments but I will join the battle if someone gets funny. Like kozone says, it's all fun and games till it hits home. Btw you are a real hypocrite, you come…

Comment by Skills-Kill on 07-08-2014

[QUOTE=drenlou;14735369]Exactly, i haven't been on a thread on here where the racism is at an all-time high! I hate to think of what it looks like when it all said and done saturday night. Like my good friend jack nicholson…

Comment by kozone on 07-08-2014

[QUOTE=garfios;14735533]I didn't want to get into this mess but you are right, some mexican fans get avis of de castros brothers and they think it is funny, fvck them, I have family members that had been killed by those mfvckers…

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