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Erislandy Lara Targets Nobuhiro Ishida: I Want Him Next!

By Rick Reeno

Undefeated junior middleweight contender Erislandy Lara (15-0-1, 10KOs) was impressed with Nobuhiro Ishida's first round stoppage of previously undefeated James Kirkland, which took place last Saturday on the Erik Morales-Marcos Maidana card at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Ishida (23-6, 8KOs) dropped Kirkland three times before the fight was waved off. Lara, who plans to return in June, is hoping his world ranking will entice Ishida to take the fight.

"I would love to fight him next. He can show the world the Kirkland fight was not a fluke. I believe the fight can be made as I'm with Golden Boy and he just fought on their card, so it's definitely something that can be done. I'm #3 in the WBA [rankings] and if he can defeat me, he can put himself in position to win back his title. Let's do it. I think that he's a very good fighter and I think it would be a great fight," Lara told BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Toney Loc on 04-18-2011

Lara sparks Molina and Ishida out.

Comment by Cubanborn87 on 04-18-2011

funny shyt according to lara's wife he never said this and doesnt even know who ishida is, are you sure it was lara reeno? lol

Comment by TaurusJ27 on 04-12-2011

Lara 's looking for a easy win after his defeat but this fight could be another maidana-morales.

Comment by SluggerFan on 04-12-2011

I think Ishida would beat Lara. Lara was too passive against Molina and when did start throwing punches (in the later rounds), he really wasn't landing cleanly but just busier that won him those rounds. Ishida throws straight shots that…

Comment by xAUGUSTUSx on 04-12-2011

[QUOTE=ThePhantom5;10363232]Ever the opportunist. Kirkland pre-jail would have murdered Lara.[/QUOTE] Don't start this BS please. Kirkland was the same fvckin face first brawler before he went to jail. Don't start some BS myth that Kirkland was some unbeatable phenom before jail.…

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