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Lara: James Kirkland Won't Last Two Rounds With Me!

By Osman Rodriguez

Cuban junior middleweight Erislandy Lara (15-1-1, 10KOs) did not agree with referee Jon Schorle's decision to disqualify Carlos Molina in the tenth round of his fight with James Kirkland on Saturday night in Houston, Texas. Lara fought Molina to a controversial draw last March and hoped his former opponent would come out victorious to set up a rematch.

Lara was rooting for Molina to win, because the Cuban complained about Kirkland's refusal to fight him last year.

Molina, well ahead on two scorecards, was dropped in the tenth round. The bell rang as he fell. Molina got to his feet within a second or two. Because the bell rang and Molina was on his feet, the boxer's cornerman partially entered the ring and he was told to get out by the ref, who finished giving Molina a standing eight count - and then disqualified the boxer.  

"Molina got robbed of the win and Kirkland is a fraud. I will bet my purse, winner
take all, against Kirkland. He won't go two rounds with me," Lara said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by kozone on 03-27-2012

Kara would own Kirkland all day!!! u saw what Lara did to the bigger willams who's a pressure fighter like Kirkland! I would love to see that fight happen just not in Texas!!

Comment by cubano11 on 03-26-2012

[QUOTE=BoxingGenius27;11935248]Do you think that I never saw the Ishida fight? Sorry I thought my post was clear. Here, let's try this. No one can beat Kirk at 154 except maybe Martinez if he comes down. Is that better?[/QUOTE] omg...are u…

Comment by Ringlife on 03-26-2012

I would like to see these guys go at it next.

Comment by Reloaded on 03-26-2012

[QUOTE=boxingfan76;11936502]I kinda agree Lara would thouroughly beat Kirkland Canelo would beat Kirkland , Kirkland is way overhyped his chin isnt very good , and he looked slow and not very technical and gets hit too easily.kirkland is going to have…

Comment by mathed on 03-26-2012

Lara would probably do ok against Kirkland....it's a toss up.

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