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  1. Erislandy Lara to face Ishe Smith in 1st defense of junior middle...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight world titleholder Erislandy Lara will make his first defense against former titlist Ishe Smith on Dec. 12 at the Illusions Theater at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Mayweather Promotions announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2014
  2. Lara-Smith title bout in works

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • The fight has not been formally announced yet but junior middleweight titlist Erislandy Lara (19-2-2, 12 KOs) is supposed to defend his belt for the first time against former titlist Ishe Smi...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  3. Angulo hopes middleweight move pays off

    Dan Rafael

    Alfredo Angulo has long been a fan favorite because he's generally in exciting fights. But he is also coming off back-to-back knockout losses and looking to get back on track. After Erislandy Lara busted up Angulo's face and forced him to quit in ...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
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  5. Austin Trout begins another quest for the title against Daniel Da...

    Dan Rafael

    While this week's Austin Trout-Daniel Dawson junior middleweight bout will serve as the main event on the final "Friday Nights Fights" card of the season, Trout hopes it will be the beginning of another run to a world title. Trout and Dawson meet ...

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  6. Austin Trout Q&A: 'I'm still a threat in the 154-pound division'

    Brian Campbell

    Austin Trout was standing on top of the world as an unbeaten junior middleweight titlist until a pair of high-profile defeats to Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara in 2013 derailed his career. Now he's back to reclaim his place in the division.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  7. Five keys for Austin Trout against Daniel Dawson

    Brian Campbell

    Brian Campbell highlights five keys to victory for Austin Trout against Daniel Dawson on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  8. Kameda signs with Haymon

    Dan Rafael

    Bantamweight titlist Tomoki Kameda, who looked great in his one-punch body-shot knockout in the seventh round against Pungluang Sor Singyu on last week's Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara undercard in Las Vegas, has been ordered to make his mandatory def...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  9. Andrade wants a piece of Canelo

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight titlist Demetrius Andrade, like every other 154-pounder, wants to fight Canelo Alvarez because it means big money and recognition. Andrade (21-0, 14 KOs), a 2008 U.S. Olympian, hasn't had a really big fight yet. He won his titl...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  10. Collins: The eternal debate between strength vs. skill

    Nigel Collins

    Canelo Alvarez's aggression didn't mesh well with Erislandy Lara's slick, defensive style, fueling the debate -- once again -- between strength and skill.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2014
  11. Canelo Alvarez deserves respect for victory over Erislandy Lara

    Brett Okamoto

    Erislandy Lara claimed he was robbed in a loss to Canelo Alvarez, but he could also blame his style for the defeat, writes Brett Okamoto.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2014
  12. Canelo Alvarez defeats Erislandy Lara in split decision

    Dan Rafael

    Canelo Alvarez claimed a split decision against Erislandy Lara on Saturday night before a pro-Alvarez crowd of 14,239 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2014
  13. Photo Gallery: Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara

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    Photo Gallery | Conversation | July 12, 2014
  14. Abner Mares defeats Jonathan Oquendo by unanimous decision

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Former three-division titleholder Abner Mares made a triumphant return to the ring 11 months after he got wiped out in one round and lost his featherweight world title to Jhonny Gonzalez. Mares won a unanimous decision against Jonathan...

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2014
  15. Alvarez-Lara: The best against the best

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the unified junior middleweight champion, but he made his plans official Thursday when he announced that he will take a second consecutive fight in the welterweight division, where he is also a unified champion, i...

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2014
  16. Boxing Relevance Report: Erislandy Lara and the Negative Risk-Rew...

    Eric Raskin

    In 2012, Grantland introduced the boxing Relevance Rankings, an attempt to combine pound-for-pound talent with marketability to rank fighters according to their overall clout in the fight game. The Relevance Reports are a way to keep that franchise a...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  17. Persistence has carried Erislandy Lara to the top

    Dan Rafael

    Erislandy Lara is nothing if not persistent. It's one of the reasons that despite long odds -- massive odds, really -- he has risen to become one the best fighters in boxing, even if he's not exactly a household name. But he could inch closer toward ...

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014