Erislady Lara's secret to success: low punch output -(44 per round- 14 fewer than wgt. class avg.), accurate power punching 47%-10% higher than wgt. class avg, and tremendous defense: Lara's has a +15 CompuBox plus/minus rating- tied for #2 with Santa Cruz and trailing only Floyd Mayweather's +24 rating.

Lara opponents landed just 19% of their total punches, tied with Mayweather for #2, trailing only Rigondeaux's 16% defensive rating. Rodriguez landed just 25% of his total punches in his last 5 fight.

Lara steps in the ring this Friday, June 12, 2015, against Delvin Rodriguez (28-7-4, 16 KOs) as Premier Boxing Champions on Spike returns.

Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Warriors Boxing Promotions in association with Group Yvon Michel (GYM) and Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing, are priced at $151, $101, $51, and $31, not including applicable service charges, and are on sale now. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or UIC Pavilion Box Office at (312) 413-5740. Tickets are also available at or by visiting the UIC Pavilion Box Office (Thursday or Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.).