Lara vs Vendetti Info
Erislandy Lara beat Greg Vendetti by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 29th August 2020 at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.
The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 117-111, 117-111 in favor of winner Erislandy Lara.
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 WBA super welterweight championship of the world.
Lara vs Vendetti stats
Erislandy Lara stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 3 loses and 3 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Greg Vendetti made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Lara had a slight advantage in power over Vendetti, with a 58% knock out percentage over Vendetti's 55%.
Erislandy Lara was the older man by 7 years, at 37 years old.
Erislandy Lara fought out of the southpaw stance, while Greg Vendetti was an orthodox fighter.
Lara was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 years and 8 months earlier than Vendetti, who’s first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 225 more professional rounds, 225 to Vendetti's .
Greg Vendetti was ranked number 11 by the WBA in the 154lb division.
Lara vs Vendetti 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.
Vendetti had lost to all of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Michel Soro on 8th December 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Palais des sports Marcel Cerdan, Hauts-de-Seine, France.
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.
Vendetti's last 1 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What time did Lara vs Vendetti start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:30 am EST / 8:30 am PST at Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California, United States, which was around 4:30 pm BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Lara vs Vendetti?
Lara vs Vendetti was broadcast on FOX in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Fite.tv PPV.