The former Ibo and Wba super-Ww champion Erislandy Lara entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 25-3-3 (14 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.3 super welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jaime Munguia). In his last three fights he has beat Terrell Gausha (Erislandy Lara vs Terrell Gausha), has lost to Jarrett Hurd (Erislandy Lara vs Jarrett Hurd) and has tied with Brian Carlos Castano (Erislandy Lara vs Brian Carlos Castano).
His opponent, Ramon Alvarez (brother of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez), has a record of 28-7-3 (16 knockouts) and he entered as the No.42 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Brandon Rios last year (Brandon Rios vs Ramon Alvarez) but he came back to win against Jose Carlos Paz in 2019 (Ramon Alvarez vs Jose Carlos Paz). Lara vs Alvarez is valid for the vacant WBA World super welterweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Minneapolis Armory, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Division: light middleweight (154 lbs, 69.9 kg)
Title: vacant WBA World super welterweight title
Lara’s previous fight: Erislandy Lara vs Brian Carlos Castano
Alvarez’s previous fight: Ramon Alvarez vs Jose Carlos Paz
Lara’s next fight: Erislandy Lara vs Greg Vendetti
Alvarez’s next fight: Omar Chavez vs Ramon Alvarez 3
Lara vs Alvarez full fight video:
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