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Danny Garcia Embraces Fight with Erislandy Lara at 155 Catchweight

Danny Garcia foresees an attractive and all-too-makeable fight waiting for him in the near future. The two-division titlist from Philadelphia suggested in a recent interview that he would welcome a bout with longtime Cuban middleweight contender Erislandy Lara. Garcia said that Lara, who holds a WBC middleweight belt, was the first to float the idea of fighting one another. According to Garcia, Lara is amenable to fighting at a catchweight.
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Erislandy Lara includes Charlos, GGG, and Spence on a six-man shortlist

After spending a decade at super welterweight where he captured two world titles, Erislandy Lara (29-3-3, 17 KOs), who is now the WBA regular world champion at middleweight, is looking to fight all champions in the division. Being one of the best fighters in the middleweight division, Lara is eager...
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Photos: Erislandy Lara Takes Out Spike O'Sullivan in Eight Rounds

Barclays Center, Brooklyn - WBA "regular" middleweight champion Erislandy Lara (29-3-3, 17 KOs) dropped, punished and stopped veteran Gary "Spike" O'Sullivan (31-5, 21 KOs) in the eight round. (photos by Amanda Westcott) Lara came out landing a good jab and sharp punches. O'Sullivan was blocking as much as he could...
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Erislandy Lara Drops, Rocks, Stops Spike O'Sullivan in Eight Rounds

NEW YORK – Erislandy Lara returned to the site of his last competitive fight Saturday night and defeated another huge underdog. The 39-year-old Cuban southpaw stopped Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan at the start of the eighth round of the co-feature before Gervonta Davis and Rolando Romero met in the main event of a Showtime Pay-Per-View card at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Lara hurt O’Sullivan badly with a left hand just before the seventh round ended, but O’Sullivan was allowed to start the eighth round.
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Erislandy Lara: I’m still a major threat to everyone in the division

Cuban technician Erislandy Lara will snap a 13-month hiatus from the ring when he faces Gary O’Sullivan at the Barclay Center, Brooklyn on Saturday. Lara, who was the cornerstone of the junior middleweight division for a decade, will be fighting for the second fight at middleweight. The 39-year-old appreciates such an extended period of inactivity isn’t ideal. However, it’s not something he feels could have been helped.
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Video: Erislandy Lara Talks Canelo-Bivol, Charlo-Castano, More

(Video by Ryan Burton) - Erislandy Lara Interview - Davis vs. Romero will see five-time world champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis defend his WBA Lightweight Title against unbeaten No. 1 ranked contender and mandatory challenger Rolando Romero on Saturday, May 28 live on SHOWTIME PPV from Barclays Center in Brooklyn headlining a Premier Boxing Champions event.
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Erislandy Lara: People Are Avoiding Me at 160 Just Like They Did at 154

Two-division world champion Erislandy Lara is gearing up to make a defense of his WBA "regular" middleweight title against veteran Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan on May 28th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The card will be headlined by a lightweight showdown between Gervonta 'Tank' Davis...
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Photos: Rolly Romero, Erislandy Lara, Jesus Ramos - Workouts

Unbeaten No.1 ranked contender Rolando Romero headlined a media workout in Las Vegas Tuesday and promised a first-round knockout victory in his showdown against WBA Lightweight Champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis, boxing’s hottest young attraction, taking place Saturday, May 28 live on SHOWTIME PPV from Barclays Center in Brooklyn in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions. (photos by Ryan Hafey)
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Erislandy Lara vs Gary O’Sullivan tops Gervonta Davis PPV undercard

Erislandy Lara will star on the bill, topped by Gervonta Davis defending his WBA lightweight title against Roland Romero on May 28. The SHOWTIME PPV undercard for Davis vs. Romero will feature three exciting, explosive matchups entering the ring in high-stakes action live from Barclays Center in Brooklyn in a Premier Boxing Champions event.
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Erislandy Lara vs. Gary O’Sullivan added to Davis-Romero card on May 28

CARSON, CA - MAY 1: Erislandy Lara after defeating Thomas LaManna on the Fox Sports PBC fight night on May 1, 2021 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, CA. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Fox Sports/PictureGroup) 29. Apr. Former world junior middleweight titleholder and current middleweight contender Erislandy Lara will face...
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Erislandy Lara vacates 154-pound title, keeps middleweight belt

After more than a decade spent at 154 pounds, it looks like Erislandy Lara’s a middleweight from here on out. Dan Rafael reports that “The American Dream,” when prompted by the WBA to choose between his “world” super welterweight and middleweight belts, chose the latter and vacated the former. Fellow...
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