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Floyd Mayweather: Erislandy Lara-Ishe Smith on May 2

By Ryan Maquiñana

A fight between junior middleweights Erislandy Lara and Ishe Smith is apparently taking place on May 2.

Floyd Mayweather, who promotes Smith, talked about the matchup at Saturday's press conference announcing his own fight with Marcos Maidana on May 3.

BoxingScene.com was told the event is potentially taking place at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas, with FS1 televising.

Lara (19-1-2, 12 KOs), a Cuban who now calls Houston his home, is coming off a dominant unanimous decision victory over former titleholder Austin Trout in December and a stoppage of Alfredo Angulo six months prior.  Lara and Mayweather share the same adviser, Al Haymon.

Meanwhile, Smith (25-6, 11 KOs) dropped a split decision to Carlos Molina in September that also cost the Las Vegas native his 154-pound title belt.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by krazyn8tive on 03-09-2014

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;14305545]A fight between junior middleweights Erislandy Lara and Ishe Smith is apparently taking place on May 2. Floyd Mayweather, who promotes Smith, talked about the matchup at Saturday's press conference announcing his own fight with Marcos Maidana on May 3.…

Comment by GhostBlade on 03-09-2014

Ishe Smith is a horrible boxer to watch. Sure he knows the basics but there doesn't seem to be passion behind him. I know the guy had some serious depression in the past and I know that's no joke. Not…

Comment by royjonesjrKTFO on 03-09-2014

[QUOTE=Hougigo;14305592]Good, hope Ishe doesn't cry again[/QUOTE] Yeah. He looks even uglier when he does.

Comment by turkas on 03-09-2014

[QUOTE=Jack Napier;14309419]sh[COLOR="Black"]i[/COLOR]t fight, gonna be boring Lara needs somebody he can make a statement against right now Smith doesn't cut it, he's interesting as a wet carrot Lara better at least try to make something happen in this has Floyd…

Comment by Jack Napier on 03-09-2014

sh[COLOR="Black"]i[/COLOR]t fight, gonna be boring Lara needs somebody he can make a statement against right now Smith doesn't cut it, he's interesting as a wet carrot Lara better at least try to make something happen in this has Floyd dropped…

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