The Charlo brothers — Jermall and Jermell — have become the first twins to hold world titles in the same division simultaneously. And they might just be getting started.
The rematch between Erislandy Lara and Vanes Martirosyan echoed the first fight in many ways, but this time it went the distance and a winner was crowned.
Erislandy Lara is one of those guys people dismiss even while admitting he’s one of the best. On Saturday he’ll be looking to insert himself into the biggest debate in boxing.
Vanes Martirosyan prepared for his May 21 rematch with Erislandy Lara at SNAC Gym in San Carlos, California, where Gabriel Montoya interviewed the young veteran.
The three title fights consist of Erislandy Lara vs. Vanes Martirosyan; Jermall Charlo vs. Austin Trout; and Jermell Charlo facing John Jackson on Showtime.
Showtime is close to finalizing a deal for Jermall Charlo to face Austin Trout and Erislandy Lara taking on Vanes Martirosyan May 21 in Houston.
Ronnie Shields has his hands full as he trains both Jermall Charlo and Erislandy Lara, who may face Vanes Martirosyan again in Jr. middle title fights.
Erislandy Lara defended his 154-pound title against former welterweight beltholder Jan Zaveck on Wednesday at the Hialeah Park Casino in Miami.
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Erislandy Lara, THE RING’s No. 2-rated junior middleweight, outclassed unrated former title challenger Delvin Rodriguez en route to a shutout 12-round decision on Friday in Chicago. It was a typical Lara performance, lauded by boxing media and purists but booed by fans in attendance. In the “PBC on Spike” co-feature, light heavyweight contender Artur Beterbiev stopped Alexander Johnson in seven rounds.
Top junior middleweight contender Erislandy Lara weighed in at 153.6 pounds for tonight’s “PBC on Spike” main event against Delvin Rodriguez, who weighed 153.4. Light heavyweight Artur Beterbiev weighed in at the division limit of 175 for his co-feature against Alexander Johnson, who weighed 174.2. The 10-bout card takes place in Chicago.
As far as Erisdlany Lara, his team and his small-but-vocal fan base are concerned, the Cuban junior middleweight standout enters his Friday “PBC on SpikeTV” main event against Delvin Rodriguez as an unbeaten fighter. Lara’s only two losses, decisions to Paul Williams and Canelo Alvarez, were controversial.