The American Dream" Lara (26-3-3, 15 KOs) battles Greg Vendetti (22-3-1, 12 KOs) for the WBA Super Welterweight Title. This Saturday, August 29, FOX PBC Fight Night (8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT).
This Saturday, August 29,'' Lara will place his WBA (Frequent ) light middleweight Championship online in opposition to Vendetti. The empty IBO light middleweight Championship is likely to soon be shared too. It will function as Lara's initially WBA name shield in their own present reign. Erislandy Lara, that left powerful boxing livelihood involves some enormous beats previously couple decades. He also lost the struggle (Jarrett Hurd) in 2018 and return later one year old straight back into the ring. He has a second opportunity to maintain the IBO mild jelqing, later winning (Greg Vendetti).
Even the 37-year-old Lara has not scrapped considering developing a second-round KO of Ramon Alvarez to turn into the WBA"Frequent" junior middleweight winner previous August. Per calendar year after, the veteran can check out show the long period isn't a problem.
Lara's several declines to Hurd,'' Canelo and also Paul Williams -- arrived by means of split-decision,'' split decision and vast majority selection, respectively, demonstrating exactly what a demanding from the sound veteran is.
Lara is likely to undoubtedly be confronting a journeyman at 30-year-old Vendetti, who's pieced together two straight hasty determination wins, for example, his own success finished Michael Anderson past July.
Lara vs. Vendetti: Date, Time
Date: Saturday, Aug. 29
Time: 8 p.m. ET
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"I really haven’t seen Vendetti at all. I don’t like to watch video of my future opponents. For me, the style will become clear in the first round once we start throwing punches in the ring.
"I feel better than ever. I’ve been training hard and working well heading into this fight. I feel stronger than I did a couple of years ago and I’m ready to put on a show Saturday night."
Born: April 11, 1983
Reach: 75 inches
Total fights: 32
Record: 26-3-3 with 15 knockouts
" My trainer has been saying for years that I have a good style to face Lara and once I got the call, I took it as a real sign. I'm really motivated to show everyone what I can do and put on my best performance.
"I look at it like this is just another human like me that I'm facing. He's made of skin and bones and I'm sure he has his doubts about himself. Maybe about his age and about if I can get to him. I don't get intimidated by anything in the ring. I'm just really excited to test myself against one of the best fighters of this generation.”
Born: May 22, 1990
Total fights: 26
Record: 22-3-1 with 12 knockouts