Mar 30 2024
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

12 round contest @ Middleweight
29-3-3

Estimated Ringwalk:

2024-03-31T03:00:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

US - TBC / UK - N/A

31-4-0

Belts on The Line

WBA World Middleweight Championship

The tape

40
Age
31
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
71.7" / 182 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 8KO 1UD 12TKO 2SD 12
Form
TKO 2TKO 4TKO 1MD 10TKO 9
29
Wins
31
17
By KO
19
59
KO%
61
3
Losses
4
0
Stopped
1
3
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2011
234
Pro rounds
212

Current rankings @ Middleweight

3
The Ring
-
-
WBA
1
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Erislandy Lara vs Michael Zerafa preview


When is Lara vs Zerafa?

Erislandy Lara is set to face the challenge of Michael Zerafa on Saturday 30th March 2024 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The fight will take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).

This contest is for the WBA middleweight championship of the world.

This fight will appear on the undercard of Tim Tszyu's and Keith Thurman's clash. Also, on the undercard will be Rolando ‘Rolly’ Romero's and Isaac Cruz's fight for the WBA World Super Lightweight belt, Serhii Bohachuk's and Sebastian Fundora's fight for the WBC World Super Welterweight title, Elijah Garcia's and Kyrone Davis' contest and Julio Cesar Martinez's and Angelino Cordova's bout for the WBC World Flyweight championship.

Lara vs Zerafa stats

Erislandy Lara steps into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 3 loses and 3 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Michael Zerafa will make his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Zerafa has a slight advantage in power over Lara, with a 61% knock out percentage over Lara's 59%.

Erislandy Lara is the older man by 9 years, at 40 years old.

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

Erislandy Lara fights out of the southpaw stance, while Michael Zerafa is an orthodox fighter.

Lara is the more experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2008, 2 years and 8 months earlier than Zerafa, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 22 more professional rounds, 234 to Zerafa's 212.

Erislandy Lara goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the RING at middleweight.

Michael Zerafa is currently ranked number 1 by the WBA in the 160lb division.

Lara vs Zerafa form

Lara has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he won against Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan on 28th May 2022 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Thomas Lamanna on 1st May 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Going into that contest, he had beat Greg Vendetti on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Welterweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California.

Before that, he had defeated 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.

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.

Michael Zerafa has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Issac Hardman on 20th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Melbourne Convention Centre, Victoria, Australia.

Previous to that, he had won against Siliveni Nawai on 20th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at The Melbourne Pavilion, Victoria.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Anthony Mundine on 13th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Bendigo Stadium, Victoria.

Before that, he had been beaten by Jeff Horn on 18th December 2019 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland.

He had beat Jeff Horn on 31st August 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Bendigo Stadium, Victoria.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Michael Zerafa has been fighting more than Erislandy Lara.

Erislandy Lara last fought 1 year, 10 months and 2 days ago, while Michael Zerafa's last outing was 1 year, 11 months and 10 days ago.

Lara's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7 rounds on average.

Zerafa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.2 rounds on average.

What time does Lara vs Zerafa start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which is around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who is showing Lara vs Zerafa?

Lara vs Zerafa will be broadcast on Amazon Prime PPV in the US.

How do you stream Lara vs Zerafa?

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What are the odds on Lara vs Zerafa?

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Main event starts: 11pm (EST)

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