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ERISLANDY LARA

ERISLANDY LARA

WBA MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION

COUNTRY : United States
RECORD : 29-3-3 (17 KO's)
KO's : 48.57 %
BORN : 04-10-1983
AGE : 41
ALIAS: THE AMERICAN DREAM
WON TITLE : 05-01-2021
LAST DEFENSE : 05-22-2022
HEIGHT : 5′ 9″
REACH : 75″

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.

RESOLUTIONS

2022-0823 Resolution No.202208230708 Santa Cruz-Wood Final Resolution
08-23-2022
LEO SANTA CRUZ - REY VARGAS
LEIGH WOOD - ERISLANDY LARA
TGB PROMOTIONS - MATCHROOM BOXING
FEATHERWEIGHT DIVISION
Unification Santa Cruz-Vargas is approved. The winner shall face the WBA Featherweight champion in 120 days. Wood and Lara will fight for the WBA championship and the winner must fight the WBA super champion.
2022-0715 Resolution No.2022071514 GGG-Canelo
07-15-2022
GENNADIY GOLOVKIN - SAUL ALVAREZ
ERISLANDY LARA
TGB PROMOTIONS - MATCHROOM BOXING
MIDDLEWEIGHT DIVISION
WBA Championships committee approves the special permit requested by Golovkin to fight Alvarez. if Golovkin win the bout, he will have 5 days to decide which title he wishes to keep and defend and if he keeps the Middle, he must fight Lara in 120 days.
2023-0502 Resolution No.202305021308 re Eryslandi Lara
05-02-2023
ERISLANDY LARA - MICHAEL ZERAFA
DANNY GARCIA
TGB PROMOTIONS
MIDDLEWEIGHT DIVISION
Lara Special Permit request to fight García is approved. The winner must fight Zerafa within 120 days. Zerafa is authorized to fight a non title fight vs. an opponent approved by the championships committee.
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 Lara Super Champion of the Division subject and conditioned on prevailing in his May 21, 2016 bout against Martirosyan.

FIGHTS

KO
2rd
2:59
MICHAEL ZERAFA
WBA World MIDDLEWEIGHT
2024-03-29 - Las Vegas, Nevada
TKO
7rd
0:23
GARY O'SULLIVAN
WBA World MIDDLEWEIGHT
2022-05-27 - New York
KO
1rd
THOMAS LAMANNA
(VACANT) WBA World MIDDLEWEIGHT
2021-04-30 - CARSON, CALIFORNIA
UD
12rd
GREG VENDETTI
WBA Super World SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2020-08-28 - Microsoft Theater Los Angeles California
TKO
2rd
RAMON ALVAREZ
(VACANT) WBA World SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2019-08-30 - Minnesota, SA
DRAW
12rd
BRIAN CARLOS CASTANO
WBA World SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2019-03-02 - New York, USA
SD
12rd
JARRETT HURD
(UNIFICATION) WBA Super World SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
IBF World SUPER WELTERWEIGHT

2018-04-07 - Las Vegas, Nevada
UD
12rd
TERRELL GAUSHA
WBA Super World SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2017-10-14 - New York, USA
KO
4rd
YURI FOREMAN
WBA Super World SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2017-01-13 - USA
UD
12rd
VANES MARTIROSYAN
WBA Super World SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2016-05-21 - LAS VEGAS
TKO
3rd
0:41
JAN ZAVECK
WBA World SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2015-11-25 - USA
UD
12rd
DELVIN RODRIGUEZ
WBA World SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2015-06-12 - USA
UD
12rd
ISHE SMITH
WBA World SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2014-12-12 - Illusions Theatre, San Antonio, Texas, USA
SD
12rd
SAUL ALVAREZ
MIDDLEWEIGHT
2014-07-11 - Las Vegas Nevada USA
UD
12rd
AUSTIN TROUT
WBA World SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2013-12-07 - BROOKLYN, NY, USA
TKO
10rd
ALFREDO ANGULO
(INTERIM) WBA World SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2013-06-08 - Home Depot Center, Carson, California, USA
DRAW
12rd
VANES MARTIROSYAN
SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2012-11-09 - Las Vegas Nevada USA
UD
10rd
FREDDY HERNANDEZ
SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2012-06-29 - Indio California USA
TKO
1rd
RONALD HEARNS
MIDDLEWEIGHT
2012-04-19 - Biloxi Mississippi USA
MD
12rd
PAUL WILLIAMS
SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2011-07-08 - Atlantic City New Jersey USA
DRAW
10rd
CARLOS MOLINA
SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2011-03-24 - Las Vegas Nevada USA
KO
1rd
DELRAY RAINES
SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2011-01-13 - Indio California USA
TKO
1rd
TIM CONNORS
(VACANT) WBA FEDELATIN SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2010-11-26 - Las Vegas Nevada USA
TKO
1rd
WILLIE LEE
SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2010-08-17 - Monroe Louisiana USA
TKO
1rd
WILLIAM CORREA
MIDDLEWEIGHT
2010-07-08 - Denver Colorado USA
UD
10rd
DANNY PEREZ
MIDDLEWEIGHT
2010-04-01 - Las Vegas Nevada USA
TKO
10rd
GRADY BREWER
MIDDLEWEIGHT
2010-01-28 - Las Vegas Nevada USA
UD
10rd
LUCIANO PEREZ
MIDDLEWEIGHT
2009-12-11 - Chicago Illinois USA
KO
1rd
JOSE VARELA
MIDDLEWEIGHT
2009-09-18 - Las Vegas Nevada USA
UD
6rd
DARNELL BOONE
SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2009-07-16 - Las Vegas Nevada USA
TKO
4rd
EDWIN VAZQUEZ
SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2009-05-21 - Miami Beach Florida USA
UD
4rd
CHRIS GRAY
MIDDLEWEIGHT
2009-05-01 - Las Vegas Nevada USA
KO
1rd
KEITH GROSS
SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2009-02-19 - Fort Lauderdale Florida USA
TKO
1rd
RODRIGO AGUIAR
SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
2009-01-08 - Primm Nevada USA
TKO
1rd
DENISS ALEKSEJEVS
MIDDLEWEIGHT
2008-09-11 - Cuxhaven Niedersachsen Germany
UD
4rd
IVAN MASLOV
MIDDLEWEIGHT
2008-07-03 - Ankara Turkey

MOVEMENTS IN WBA RANKING

World Champion

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May, 2024 MIDDLEWEIGHT
Jun, 2024 MIDDLEWEIGHT
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Mar, 2024 MIDDLEWEIGHT
Feb, 2024 MIDDLEWEIGHT
Jan, 2024 MIDDLEWEIGHT
Dec, 2023 MIDDLEWEIGHT
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Oct, 2022 MIDDLEWEIGHT
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Feb, 2022 MIDDLEWEIGHT
Jan, 2022 MIDDLEWEIGHT
Dec, 2021 MIDDLEWEIGHT
Nov, 2021 MIDDLEWEIGHT
Oct, 2021 MIDDLEWEIGHT
Sep, 2021 MIDDLEWEIGHT
Aug, 2021 MIDDLEWEIGHT
Jul, 2021 MIDDLEWEIGHT
Jul, 2021 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Jun, 2021 MIDDLEWEIGHT
Jun, 2021 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
May, 2021 MIDDLEWEIGHT
May, 2021 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Apr, 2021 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Mar, 2021 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Feb, 2021 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Jan, 2021 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Dec, 2020 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Nov, 2020 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Oct, 2020 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Sep, 2020 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Aug, 2020 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
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Apr, 2020 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Mar, 2020 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Feb, 2020 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Jan, 2020 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Dec, 2019 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Nov, 2019 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
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Sep, 2019 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
Aug, 2019 SUPER WELTERWEIGHT