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ERISLANDY LARA

ERISLANDY LARA
COUNTRY: CUB
RECORD: 25 (14 KO's) 3 3
KO's: 45.16%
BORN: 04-11-1983
AGE: 36
ALIAS: THE AMERICAN DREAM
HEIGHT: 5′ 9″
REACH: 75″

NEXT FIGHT

08-31-2019
WBA SUPER WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
ERISLANDY LARA vs RAMON ALVAREZ

Born in Guantanamo, Cuba, on April 11, 1983.
He was a figure in amateur boxing on the island. He began his formation in the sports schools of Cuba.
Became world champion in Mianyang in 2005, runner-up in the World Cup in Moscow that same year and won the gold in the Central American Games of Cartagena in 2006. He was several times national champion in his country.
Deserted from the National Team during the 2007 Panam Games in Rio. Days later he was returned to is country and barred from the National Team. 
Next year he made his second attempt to flee and was successful leaving the island and jump into professional boxing. Debuted in July 2008, with 14 straight wins, he won the WBA Fedelatin title.
On June 9, 2011 he lost the elimination fight against Paul Williams, who defeated him for the first time. Then in November 2012 he tied another fight for the WBC superwelter belt.
On June 8, 2013, he won the WBA interim superwelter title against mexican Fernando “El Perro” Angulo. Made a successful defense before Austin Trout in December of that year. He was promoted to regular champion.
He fought without risking the title on July 12, 2014 against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, who gave him his second loss in professional boxing. Since then he has won 4 fights defending his title, the last one on November 25, 2015.
Elevated to Super Champion after 5 successful defenses. He must face Jack Culcay in a mandatory fight. 

RESOLUTIONS

Resolution No. 201604081212 Clarification of Super Welterweight Division
04-08-2016
JACK CULCAY - ERISLANDY LARA
JEAN CARLOS PRADA - VANES MARTIROSYAN
WELTERWEIGHT DIVISION
The WBA President and the WBA Championship Committee, after considering all relevant information, hereby names Erislandy LLara Super Champion of the Division subject and conditioned on prevailing in his May 21, 2016 bout against Martirosyan.

FIGHTS

DRAW
12rd
BRIAN CARLOS CASTANO
WBA SUPER WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
2019-03-02 - New York, USA
SD
12rd
JARRETT HURD
(UNIFICATION) WBA SUPER WELTERWEIGHT SUPER CHAMPIONSHIP
2018-04-07 - Las Vegas, Nevada
UD
12rd
TERRELL GAUSHA
WBA SUPER WELTERWEIGHT SUPER CHAMPIONSHIP
2017-10-14 - New York, USA
KO
4rd
YURI FOREMAN
WBA SUPER WELTERWEIGHT SUPER CHAMPIONSHIP
2017-01-13 - USA
UD
12rd
VANES MARTIROSYAN
WBA SUPER WELTERWEIGHT SUPER CHAMPIONSHIP
2016-05-21 - LAS VEGAS
TKO
3rd
0:41
JAN ZAVECK
WBA SUPER WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
2015-11-25 - USA
UD
12rd
DELVIN RODRIGUEZ
WBA SUPER WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
2015-06-12 - USA
UD
12rd
ISHE SMITH
WBA SUPER WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
2014-12-12 - Illusions Theatre, San Antonio, Texas, USA
UD
12rd
AUSTIN TROUT
WBA SUPER WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
2013-12-07 - BROOKLYN, NY, USA
TKO
10rd
ALFREDO ANGULO
(INTERIM) WBA SUPER WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
2013-06-08 - Home Depot Center, Carson, California, USA

MOVEMENTS IN WBA RANKING

World Champion

DATE

DIVISION

Mar, 2014 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Mar, 2014 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
May, 2014 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Jun, 2014 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Jul, 2014 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Jul, 2014 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Sep, 2014 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Oct, 2014 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Nov, 2014 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Dec, 2014 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Jan, 2015 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Feb, 2015 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Mar, 2015 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Apr, 2015 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
May, 2015 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Jun, 2015 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Jul, 2015 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Aug, 2015 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Sep, 2015 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Oct, 2015 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Nov, 2015 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Dec, 2015 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Jan, 2016 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Feb, 2016 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Mar, 2016 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Apr, 2016 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
May, 2016 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT