Lara vs Hurd

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  • Lara vs Hurd
  • 25-2-2 21-0-0
  • SD 12 SD 12
  • Score Cards 114-113, 113-114, 113-114
  • Saturday 7th April 2018
  • Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  • IBF World Junior Middleweight Championship
  • WBA Super World Super Welterweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Super Welterweight
  • Tape
  • 34 age 27
  • 5' 9" / 175cm height 6' 1" / 185cm
  • 74" / 188cm reach 76.4" / 194cm
  • Southpaw (l) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • UD KO UD TKO UD < form RTD TKO TKO TKO TKO <
  • 25 wins 21
  • 14 by ko 15
  • 56% Ko% 71%
  • 2 Losses 0
  • 2 draws 0
  • 2008 Debut 2012
  • tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Lara vs Hurd Info

Jarrett Hurd beat Erislandy Lara by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 7th April 2018 at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The scorecards were announced as 114-113, 113-114, 113-114 in favor of winner Jarrett Hurd.

The fight took place over rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).

This contest was for the unified super welterweight championship of the world, with the IBF & WBA belts on the line.

Lara vs Hurd stats

Erislandy Lara stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Jarrett Hurd made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and draws, with 15 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Hurd had advantage in power over Lara, with a 71% knock out percentage over Lara's 56%.

Erislandy Lara was the older man by 7 years, at 37 years old.

Hurd had a height advantage of 4 inches over Lara. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Erislandy Lara fought out of the southpaw stance, while Jarrett Hurd was an orthodox fighter.

Lara was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 years and 2 months earlier than Hurd, who’s first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 89 more professional rounds, 225 to Hurd's 136.

Lara vs Hurd form

Lara had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Ramon Alvarez on 31st August 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota, United States.

Previous to that, he had drawn with Brian Carlos Castano on 2nd March 2019 by split draw in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jarrett Hurd on 7th April 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Junior Middleweight and WBA Super World Super Welterweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Before that, he had beat Terrell Gausha on 14th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

He had won against Yuri Foreman on 13th January 2017 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Super World Super Welterweight championship fight at Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, Hialeah.

Jarrett Hurd had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Austin Trout on 14th October 2017 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their IBF World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Tony Harrison on 25th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their IBF World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Alabama.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Tony Harrison on 25th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their IBF World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.

Before that, he had won against Jorge Cota on 12th November 2016 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Liacouras Center, Philadelphia.

He had defeated Oscar Molina on 25th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Barclays Center, New York.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jarrett Hurd had been fighting more than Erislandy Lara.

Going to this contest, Erislandy Lara had last fought 1 year and 27 days ago, while Jarrett Hurd's last outing had been 2 years 11 months and 13 days ago.

Lara's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 7 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

Hurd's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 3 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

What time did Lara vs Hurd start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, which was around 4:00 am BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Lara vs Hurd?

Lara vs Hurd was broadcast on ShowTime in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BoxNation.

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