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WBC To Order a Second Helping of Vanes vs. Lara

By Miguel Rivera

The World Boxing Council is positioning to order a rematch of last Saturday's junior middleweight final eliminator between Vanes Martirosyan (32-0-1, 20 KOs) and Erislandy Lara (17-1-2, 11 KOs). The fight ended early after a clash of heads in the ninth round. Vanes sustained a severe cut above his left eye and was unable to continue. The judges scored a technical draw verdict, which left the WBC without a mandatory challenger to champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez.

The two boxers will retain their top ranking positions and the organization will once again order them to exchange punches for a mandatory shot at the title. The fight left much to be desired and it's highly unlikely that either of the two networks, HBO and Showtime, will be interested in picking up a second helping of this match.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by SplitSecond on 11-14-2012

first time watching these guys, and watching that fight came to the conclusion that both of them suck

Comment by ИATAS on 11-14-2012

I guess im the only one but I was entertained throughout. its one of those fights that if u knew the results already and watched it later, sure I can see it being boring. but live I thought it was…

Comment by garfios on 11-13-2012

[QUOTE=P4P Prince;12696218]Trust me its a hard pill for me to swallow saying ginger will beat both of them, but you will see...I agree ginger has fought guys in lower weight class, but key word here is FIGHT, he does FIGHT,…

Comment by Fasttimes on 11-13-2012

I also had Lara up in the fight. Nothing to do with bias.

Comment by MARKBNLV on 11-13-2012

[QUOTE=P4P Prince;12695129]Lara was winning? ARe some of you really that bias boxing fans, I dont know how someone can win a fight when he is running all night...Hilarious...BUt I can do without a second helping of this fight.. I really…

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