Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Lara vs Vendetti?
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 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 vacant 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 39 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, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 234 more professional rounds, 234 to Vendetti's 0.
Greg Vendetti was ranked number 11 by the WBA in the 154lb division.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Greg Vendetti had been fighting more than Erislandy Lara.
Going to this contest, Erislandy Lara had last fought 8 years and 29 days ago, while Greg Vendetti's last outing had been 3 years, 8 months and 2 days ago.
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.
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What were the odds on Lara vs Vendetti?
Erislandy Lara was a 1/50 (-4999) favourite going into the contest, while Greg Vendetti made his way into the ring at 12/1 (+1200) with oddsmakers.