Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara have both faced Alfredo Angulo and Austin Trout in exciting fights. Their performances against these men highlight their contrast in styles. Does Lara have trouble with punchers? Does Canelo have problems with boxers? Who will impose their style, and will on Saturday, July 12?
Las Vegas – Fighters on this Saturday’s “Honor & Glory: Canelo vs. Lara”card took part in open to the public workouts earlier today, just three days before their scheduled bouts on Saturday, July 12 at MGM Grand Garden Arena live on SHOWTIME PPV.
CANELO ALVAREZ, Former WBA & WBC Super Welterweight World Champion
“Erislandy Lara insulted me and my country. He insulted my ability to box, and I take that seriously. This is more than just a fight for me. On Saturday, I’m not only fighting for my honor, I’m fighting for the pride of my country.
LAS VEGAS (July 4, 2014) – On independence day in the USA, Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara, is grateful to be an American as he celebrates “Fourth of July” in Las Vegas in anticipation of his showdown with Canelo Alvarez.
LAS VEGAS – Before he steps into the ring to face Mexican-superstar Canelo Alvarez, WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara worked out for the media and talked about his upcoming PPV main event on “Honor & Glory”.