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Lara: I'm the New Punisher, Paul Williams Told Me I Won

Erislandy Lara (15-1, 10KOs) reached out to BoxingScene.com to discuss last Saturday's twelve round majority loss to Paul "The Punisher" Williams (40-2, 27KOs) at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. Although most ringside observers, and HBO, had Lara well ahead on points - the three ringside judges scored the fight in favor of Williams, with scores of 115-114, 116-114 and 114-114.

Lara told BoxingScene that Williams admitted defeat in the ring and promised to grant him a rematch.

"I feel horrible, disgusted and robbed of the best victory of my life. I thought I did enough to win the fight and I put on a great show for the fans. They really deserved it and I promise to come back harder and stronger than ever. I want to thank HBO for giving me the opportunity of a lifetime but I'm also sad - because in the end I had three blind, confused thieves steal away what I had worked for," Lara told BoxingScene. "I hope they can live with their decision because I left my mother, kids and entire family in Cuba to better my life and theirs, and it's not fair to me or the sport."

"I am expecting Golden Boy to file a protest and fight for what is rightfully mine - the win. I am the new Punisher. And a word to Paul Williams, you are no longer the most feared fighter in the world, so fight me again or retire. You promised me and my team a rematch in the ring when you told me that I won the fight. So be a man and fight."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by HandSpeed303 on 07-12-2011

[QUOTE=No Ceilings;10826084]Lara shouldnt really be talking with that Molina gift he got.[/QUOTE] Nice deflection!:fing02:

Comment by fdotorres on 07-12-2011

[QUOTE=No Ceilings;10826084]Lara shouldnt really be talking with that Molina gift he got.[/QUOTE] are you mad because that shot bum you love got beaten to ****? :lol1:

Comment by tx_boxing on 07-12-2011

[QUOTE=garfios;10823124]He trained for a week (his fault) for Molina, his trainer was in Ireland with Rigondeaux and no Molina didn't win that fight a draw was fair, what Molina did was out hustle an out of shape Lara (again his…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 07-11-2011

[QUOTE=Cubanborn87;10822609]its called boxing not backyard brawling[/QUOTE] Up until a couple of weeks ago puga thought that boxing gloves were to protect the fighters fingernails.

Comment by Dustaine on 07-11-2011

[QUOTE=No Ceilings;10826084]Lara shouldnt really be talking with that Molina gift he got.[/QUOTE] Only a blind hater can say that. Molina - Lara was a draw fair and square.

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