Jan 13 2017
Friday

Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, Hialeah, United States

12 rounds contest @ Super Welterweight
Yuri Foreman
Foreman
Belarus flag
23-2-2 
KO 4
KO 4
34-2-0

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Belts on The Line

WBA Super World Super Welterweight Championship

The tape

39
Age
42
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

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Form
TKOUDKOUDUD
23
Wins
34
13
By KO
10
57
KO%
29
2
Loses
2
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2002

Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight

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WBA
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Erislandy Lara vs Yuri Foreman report

Who won Lara vs Foreman?

Erislandy Lara beat Yuri Foreman by knockout in the 4th round on Friday 13th January 2017 at Hialeah Park Racing & Casino in Hialeah.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 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 WBA super welterweight championship of the world.

Lara vs Foreman stats

Erislandy Lara stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 2  draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Yuri Foreman made his way to the ring with a record of 34 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Lara had a large advantage in power over Foreman, boosting at 57% knock out percentage over Foreman's 29%.

Erislandy Lara was the younger man by 3 years, at 39 years old.

Foreman had a height advantage of 2 inches over Lara. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.

Erislandy Lara fought out of the southpaw stance, while Yuri Foreman was an orthodox fighter.

Lara was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 6 year and 5 months later than Foreman, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 6 more professional rounds, 234 to Foreman's 228.

Yuri Foreman was ranked number 10 by the WBA in the 154lb division.

Lara vs Foreman form

Lara had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Vanes Martirosyan on 21st May 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Jan Zaveck on 25th November 2015 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Hialeah Park Race Track, Hialeah.

Going into that contest, he had beat Delvin Rodriguez on 12th June 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at UIC Pavilion, Chicago.

Before that, he had won against Ishe Smith on 12th December 2014 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Alamodome, San Antonio.

He had been beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 12th July 2014 by split decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Lara's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.2 rounds on average.

What time did Lara vs Foreman start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, Hialeah, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.

What were the odds on Lara vs Foreman?

Erislandy Lara was a 1/100 (-9999) favourite going into the contest, while Yuri Foreman made his way into the ring at 16/1 (+1600) with oddsmakers.

Erislandy Lara vs Yuri Foreman news

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