2019 Aug 31

Erislandy Lara vs. Ramon Alvarez

12 rounds, for vacant WBA "regular" junior middleweight title
Erislandy lara fought to a 12 round draw against Brian Castano in his last fight. Castano is not so well known to the casual fans but he is a really good fighter with a lot of amateur credentials. Before that, he found himself on the wrong side of a split decision to Jarrett Hurd on April 8 of 2018. Lara is now facing Ramon Alvarez, the older brother of Canelo Alvarez for the vacant WBA World Super Welterweight title. Ramon Alvarez is a very tough brave fighter but he seems very limited in skills. It is anyone´s guess what he has done to deserve a title shot this coming saturday. There seems to be other contenders more deserving of the shot but this is boxing sometimes