erislandy lara feature

VIDEO: Real And Raw Erislandy Lara Feature

Published On June 12, 2015 | By Niall Doran | Boxing News

VIDEO: Real And Raw Erislandy Lara Feature

erislandy lara feature

Ahead of his WBA light-middleweight defense tonight against Delvin Rodriguez in Chicago, the folks at Spike have brought out a really good short story on the Cuban champion.


It is well known that for many Cuban boxers wishing to pursue a professional career in the sport, the challenges, risks and sacrifices are considerable for them to do so.

Erislandy Lara is now the WBA super welterweight champion of the world and is finally starting to get some well deserved recognition for his silky boxing skills and outstanding ring craftsmanship, but it has been a long road.

Tonight live on Premier Boxing Champions on Spike, he puts his title on the line against Delvin Rodriguez of the Dominican Republic.

Things were not always so bright for the Cuban champion however. Below is a short video feature from Spike that details the stark reality of his journey and indeed for many Cuban fighters, still to this day:

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