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Erislandy Lara Asks VADA To Enter '365 Testing' Through WBA

On the heels of breaking away from the World Boxing Council and their Clean Boxing Program, former junior middleweight world champion Erislandy Lara has made a request to VADA [Voluntary Anti-Doping A...Read More

Lara's Manager Rejects Claim By WBC on Rankings, Drug Testing

Luis DeCubas Jr., manager of former unified junior middleweight world champion Erislandy Lara, has rejected various claims being made by the World Boxing Council. On Tuesday, the WBC began circulating...Read More

Lara: I Feel I Clearly Beat Hurd, I Need My Best To Beat Castano

Cuban southpaw Erislandy Lara still believes that he deserved to win a 154-pound unification bout against Jarrett Hurd in April at Barclays Center in New York, despite being floored in the final round...Read More

Castano: I'd Like To Be The First To Knock Erislandy Lara Out!

Argentina’s Brian Carlos Castano and Cuban southpaw Erislandy Lara will be coming from opposite spectrums should they clash for Castano’s WBA “regular” junior middleweight world title in a January bou...Read More

Erislandy Lara's Manager Expects Great Fight With Brian Castano

As BoxingScene.com reported a few days ago, former unified junior middleweight champion Erislandy Lara (25-3-2, 14 KOs) is getting himself ready for another tough fight, with undefeated WBA "regular" ...Read More

Brian Castano vs. Erislandy Lara Showdown Eyed For January

Argentina’s Brian Carlos Castano’s a relative newcomer in a 154-pound division highlighted by champions Jarrett Hurd (IBF/WBA) and Jermell Charlo (WBC), left-handed ex-titleholders Erislandy Lara and ...Read More

Lara-Williams Eliminator to Become Charlo's WBC Mandatory

The WBC will allow Jermell Charlo to make another voluntary defense of its 154-pound title in his next fight. At its annual convention in Kiev, Ukraine, the WBC voted Wednesday to afford Charlo the ch...Read More

Lara Ready To Go To 160: I Want Golovkin or Canelo Next!

Former WBA super welterweight world champion Erislandy "The American Dream" Lara (25-3-2, 14 KOs), felt inspired by the state of boxing after watching last Saturday night's main event between Saul "Ca...Read More

Lara: Now That Hurd is Injured - I'm Ready To Fight Charlo Next!

Former WBA, IBO junior middleweight champion Erislandy Lara (25-3-2, 14 KOs) is ready, willing and able to challenge WBC junior middleweight champion Jermell Charlo (31-0, 15 KOs) as soon as possible...Read More

Jarrett Hurd Turns Back on Lara Rematch, Wants Kell Brook Next

IBF, WBA junior middleweight world titleholder Jarrett Hurd is looking for the biggest fight possible. As BoxingScene.com reported a few weeks ago, the WBA has ordered a rematch between Hurd and forme...Read More

Lara's Manager: We're Confident of Beating Hurd in Rematch

As BoxingScene.com first reported on Wednesday, the World Boxing Association ordered an immediate rematch between WBC junior middleweight champion Jarrett Hurd and former beltholder Erislandy Lara. Th...Read More

Jarrett Hurd vs. Erislandy Lara Rematch Ordered

BoxingScene.com has been advised that the Championship Committee of the World Boxing Association has ordered an immediate rematch between WBA/IBF junior middleweight champion Jarrett Hurd and former b...Read More

Lara: Hurd Failed To Beat Me Decisively - I Want Rematch Next!

Former junior middleweight champion Erislandy Lara (25-3-2, 14 KOs) is looking for an immediate rematch against Jarrett Hurd (22-0, 15 KOs). In the best fights of 2018, so far, Hurd won a very close t...Read More

Hurd-Lara Drew Higher Ratings for Showtime Than Joshua-Parker

Jarrett Hurd and Erislandy Lara didn’t start fighting until 12:43 a.m. ET on Saturday night. That didn’t stop them from producing higher ratings than the heavyweight title unification fight Showtime t...Read More

Hurd: Lara Hit Me Harder Than Any Opponent; Showed Heart

Before they fought Saturday night, Jarrett Hurd didn’t expect Erislandy Lara to hit him harder than any of his previous opponents. Hurd considered Tony Harrison the most powerful puncher he had faced ...Read More

Julian Williams' Coach Breaks Down Lara vs. Hurd, Gallimore Win

Super welterweight contender Julian Williams (25-1-1) is back in position for a second world title shot after his victory over Nathaniel Gallimore (20-2-1) on Saturday night in Las Vegas. The fight wa...Read More

Hurd: It's Crazy That Knockdown Was the Difference on Scorecards

Tears of joy began flowing from Jarrett Hurd’s eyes as soon as Jimmy Lennon Jr. uttered the word “Swift” after reading the scores Saturday night in Las Vegas. That emotional moment briefly overwhel...Read More

Weekend Review: Jarret Hurd Arrives, DeGale-Truax Not Pretty

Jarrett Hurd: To appreciate what Hurd accomplished in his split-decision victory over Erislandy Lara on Saturday night in Las Vegas, one could look at the loser. Lara is one of the most-gifted active ...Read More

Lara-Hurd Produces An Unlikely FOTY Candidate

Lara-Hurd Produces An Unlikely FOTY Candidate

By Corey Erdman - In many ways, Erislandy Lara and Jarrett Hurd had no business being a Fight of the Year contender. Lara is one of the sport’s most economical counterpunchers, a brilliant tactician w...Read More

Lara's Manager: That Was Old School War, Fight of The Year

Luis DeCubas Jr., manager of Erislandy Lara (25-3-2, 14KOs), is very proud of his boxer's performance on Saturday's night. Lara lost a close twelve round split decision to Jarrett Hurd (21-0, 15 KOs) ...Read More