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Erislandy Lara vs. Emanuele Della Rosa WBC Eliminator

By Miguel Rivera

The World Boxing Council has advised BoxingScene.com that WBC International champion Emanuele Della Rosa (31-1, 8KOs) will be the opponent for Erislandy Lara in a final junior middleweight eliminator. Della Rosa lost in 2009, by split decision, to middleweight Sebastian Zbik.

Lara (17-1-2, 11KOs) faced Vanes Marirosyan in a final eliminator last November. They went to a nine round technical decision draw after Vanes suffered cut above his left eye from an accidental clash of heads. The WBC ordered them to fight again, but Vanes took a pass with no written contract clause for the winner to get a guaranteed shot at WBC champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by coco1978 on 03-01-2013

Your typical garbage from TELEVISA. Suleiman is a fraud. WBC is a joke. I wonder what palenque in Uruapan, Mich. Will this garbage take place in.

Comment by Fighting_Pride on 02-09-2013

no way canelo faces the winner of this fight, or any 154 lbs. boxer for that matter. he's too chicken sh[B]i[/B]t to do so.

Comment by Angry Cuban on 02-08-2013

[QUOTE=chubano;13013022]Lara "numero uno" 154lb of the planet.[/QUOTE] Seguro....y va a despingar to' al punto ese..

Comment by daggum on 02-08-2013

lara ducking the 35-0 damian jonak just like everyone else at 154.

Comment by 285Kid on 02-08-2013

[QUOTE=1PunchKOPOW!;13008981]I really have no idea who this guy is but [B]he's not even top 10 [/B]so that's how you know this whole eliminator thing is b.s. from the WBC. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE] [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/31xUmoz.jpg[/IMG]

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