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Team Lara: If Dzinziruk Gets an HBO Date, He Needs Us

By Rick Reeno

Manager Luis DeCubas Jr. has advised BoxingScene.com that Erislandy Lara (15-1-1, 10KOs) is ready, willing and able to face WBO junior middleweight champion Sergiy Dzinziruk (37-1, 23KOs) in the fall - if HBO comes through with a promised television date for Dzinziruk. If HBO fails to deleive, Dzinziruk will likely have to travel overseas to make a mandatory defense against Lukas Konecny.

"If HBO decides to give Dzinziruk a date on the network he should fight Erislandy Lara this fall. Look Dzinziruk is undefeated at 154-pounds but based on the way he performed against Martinez he probably doesn't deserve a date unless its with a world-class guy like Lara. I believe its an intriguing match-up after the way Lara beat Williams there's no telling what Erislandy is capable of," Decubas Jr. said to BoxingScene.com.

"Obviously we would love a rematch but since Paul Williams or his team have not come on record since July 9, I would be amazed if he's willing to do it again. I think he's waiting around until Lara's next fight is announced and then he'll return. Erislandy is ready and willing to fight anybody at 154-pounds."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Rocky Rode on 08-08-2011

If the fight is in the US(assuming HBO puts it on) then who the hell is going to buy tickets??? Neither guy has any fan base in the US. The attendance will be piss poor.

Comment by chiguy91 on 08-08-2011

[QUOTE=daggum;10959140]he's trying to get out of that fight because he knows we will lose again. he's willing to take his chances against anyone else on hbo.[/QUOTE] yeah, now i remember that article about the hbo problem if he loses to…

Comment by daggum on 08-07-2011

[QUOTE=chiguy91;10959111]dzinziruk has his fight with konecny which was a close one the first time around. if he comes out on top, this would be an awesome fight for both guys, hopefully it happens.[/QUOTE] he's trying to get out of that…

Comment by chiguy91 on 08-07-2011

dzinziruk has his fight with konecny which was a close one the first time around. if he comes out on top, this would be an awesome fight for both guys, hopefully it happens.

Comment by theplayerpimp on 08-07-2011

this would be a great undercard fight for hbo.

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