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  1. Lara's focus is on Smith

    Dan Rafael

    The last time he was in the ring, junior middleweight titlist Erislandy Lara lost a split decision to former titleholder Canelo Alvarez in a Showtime PPV main event in July. Lara (19-2-2, 12 KOs), whose 154-pound world title was not at stake again...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Scorecard: Floyd Mayweather Jr. unifies titles in tough, entertai...

    Dan Rafael

    A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world:...

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2014
  5. Canelo, Lara to hit the road

    Dan Rafael

    Canelo Alvarez and junior middleweight titlist Erislandy Lara, who meet in a scheduled 12-round 155-pound nontitle bout in the main event of a Showtime PPV card on July 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, are hitting the road to promote their showdown,...

    Blog | May 03, 2014
  6. Smith makes quick work of Davis

    Brian Campbell

    LAS VEGAS -- Ishe Smith may not have been fighting his opponent of choice on Friday night, but he took care of business just the same. The former junior middleweight titlist saw his original bout with interim titlist Erislandy Lara called off whe...

    Blog | May 03, 2014
  7. Smith: 'I can't blame Lara'

    Dan Rafael

    Most fighters would be angry about losing out on a world title opportunity, but former junior middleweight titlist Ishe Smith has an entirely refreshing attitude about what happened to him. Smith was scheduled to challenge 154-pound titleholder Er...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  8. Canelo Alvarez, Erislandy Lara to meet in junior middleweight non...

    Dan Rafael

    Former 154-pound titleholder Canelo Alvarez and reigning titlist Erislandy Lara will meet in the main event July 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas after agreeing to terms over the weekend, Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy told ESPN.com on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  9. Lara-Smith undercard revealed

    Dan Rafael

    Whenever Floyd Mayweather Jr. fights, there is sure to be a smaller card a night or two before his big card. That's the case again in May. While Mayweather faces Marcos Maidana on May 3 (Showtime PPV) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Golden Boy is p...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  10. Erislandy Lara to make first junior middleweight title defense ag...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight titlist Erislandy Lara, recently elevated from an interim titleholder to a full one, will make his first defense against former beltholder Ishe Smith on May 2 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  11. Canelo dismisses Lara challenge

    Dan Rafael

    It's one of the oldest tricks in the book for a desperate boxer looking to land a big fight: Go to the star's press conference and call him out. Demand that he fight you. Sometimes it even works. It did for Antonio Tarver years ago when he made a ...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  12. Frampton close to world title shot

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: • European junior featherweight champion Carl Frampton is defending his title against Jeremy Parodi on Oct. 19 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Frampton's hometown. The fight took on even bigger meaning t...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  13. Molina eyes Canelo, Cotto

    Dan Rafael

    Carlos Molina's junior middleweight title win against Ishe Smith on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on the Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez undercard was an exercise in frustration if you were a viewer trying to make it through the fight....

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  14. Scorecard: Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a league of his own

    Dan Rafael

    By disposing of another "dangerous" opponent on one of the best nights for boxing this year, Floyd Mayweather Jr. turned many of his critics into believers.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2013
  15. Danny Garcia defeats Lucas Matthysse by unanimous decision

    Dan Rafael

    Undefeated Danny Garcia outboxed knockout artist Lucas Matthysse to win a 12-round unanimous decision and retain his WBA and WBC junior welterweight belts.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2013
  16. Ishe Smith is where he hoped to be

    Kieran Mulvaney

    On a personal level, fight week is a milestone of sorts because it marks 10 years since I was first credentialed for a fight. That fight was the rematch between Oscar De La Hoya and Shane Mosley, and a few weeks before the bout, I was in Big Bear, Ca...

    Blog | September 12, 2013