VS
Early 2025
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Middleweight
37-3-0
30-3-3

Belts on The Line

WBA World Middleweight Championship

The tape

36
Age
41
5' 9" / 174 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
68.5" / 174 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

MD 12UD 12UD 12KO 7UD 12
Form
KO 2TKO 8KO 1UD 12TKO 2
37
Wins
30
21
By KO
18
57
KO%
60
3
Losses
3
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
3
2007
Debut
2008
282
Pro rounds
236

Current rankings @ Middleweight

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The Ring
4
11
WBA
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WBC
-
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WBO
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IBF
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Danny Garcia vs Erislandy Lara preview


When is Garcia vs Lara?

Danny Garcia could potentially square off against Erislandy Lara in Early 2025 the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 kg).

The contest would be for the WBA middleweight championship of the world.

Garcia vs Lara stats

Danny Garcia would step into the ring with a record of 37 wins, 3 losses, and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Erislandy Lara would make his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 3 losses and 3 draws, with 18 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggest Lara would have a slight advantage in power over Garcia, with a 60% knockout percentage compared to Garcia's 57%.

Danny Garcia is the younger man by 5 years, at 36 years old.

Lara has a 5-inch reach advantage.

Danny Garcia fights out of the orthodox stance, while Erislandy Lara is a southpaw.

Garcia is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 7 months earlier than Lara, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 46 more professional rounds, totaling 282 compared to Lara's 236.

Danny Garcia goes into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBA at middleweight.

Erislandy Lara is currently ranked number 4 by The Ring in the 160lb division.

Garcia vs Lara form

Garcia has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Jose Benavidez on July 30, 2022, by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Prior to that, he had been beaten by Errol Spence Jr on December 5, 2020, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight and IBF World Welterweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Ivan Redkach on January 25, 2020, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had beaten Adrian Granados on April 20, 2019, by knockout in the 7th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, California.

He had lost to Shawn Porter on September 8, 2018, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Lara has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he won against Michael Zerafa on March 30, 2024, by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Prior to that, he had won against Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan on May 28, 2022, by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Thomas Lamanna on May 1, 2021, by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Before that, he had defeated Greg Vendetti on August 29, 2020, by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California.

He had won against Ramon Alvarez on August 31, 2019, by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Erislandy Lara has been fighting more than Danny Garcia.

Danny Garcia last fought 2 years, 5 months and 15 days ago, while Erislandy Lara's last outing was 9 months and 15 days ago.

Garcia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 6 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 1 year, 3 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11 rounds on average.

Lara's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5 rounds on average.

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