Canelo Alvarez vs Erislandy Lara Preview
- Updated: July 12, 2014
Las Vegas NV: On Saturday July 12 from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Nevada, Honor and Glory was at stake when Canelo Alvarez took on Erislandy Lara in a Junior middleweight showdown. Canelo Alvarez with a record of (43-1-1, 31 KOs) comes into fight off a win over Alfredo Angulo back in March 2014, while Erislandy Lara has a record of (19-1-2, 12 KOs) also enter the fight off a victory over Austin Trout back in December 2013. The first fight that will get the pay per view started is Johan Perez vs. Mauricio Herrera for interim WBA World light welterweight title, then it is followed by Juan Manuel Lopez vs. Francisco Vargas. The Co Main Event is Abner Mares (26-1-1, 14 KOs) vs. Jonathan Oquendo. The fight goes live on Showtime Pay Per View at 9PM with the announce team of Mauro Ranallo, Al Bernstein & Paul Malignaggi.
Junior middleweights: Canelo Alvarez (43-1-1, 31 KOs) vs. Erislandy Lara (19-1-2, 12 KOs), 12 rounds
• Featherweights: Abner Mares (26-1-1, 14 KOs) vs. Jonathan Oquendo (24-3, 16 KOs), 10 rounds
• Junior lightweights: Juan Manuel Lopez (34-3, 31 KOs) vs. Francisco Vargas (19-0-1, 13 KOs), 10 rounds
• Junior welterweights Johan Perez (19-1-1, 13 KOs) vs. Mauricio Herrera (20-4, 7 KOs), 12 rounds for interim WBA World light welterweight title