Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Lara vs Gausha?
Erislandy Lara beat Terrell Gausha by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 14th October 2017 at Barclays Center in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 116-111, 117-110, 117-110 in favor of winner Erislandy Lara.
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 Gausha stats
Erislandy Lara stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws.
Terrell Gausha made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 20 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Lara and Gausha have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Erislandy Lara was the older man by 5 years, at 39 years old.
Gausha had a height advantage of 1 inch over Lara. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.
Erislandy Lara fought out of the southpaw stance, while Terrell Gausha 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 4 months earlier than Gausha, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 74 more professional rounds, 234 to Gausha's 160.
Terrell Gausha was ranked number 6 by the WBA in the 154lb division.
Gausha's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 11 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 11 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Lara vs Gausha start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Lara vs Gausha?
Erislandy Lara was a 3/50 (-1666) favourite going into the contest, while Terrell Gausha made his way into the ring at 8/1 (+800) with oddsmakers.