Difference between revisions of "Paul Williams vs. Erislandy Lara"

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* '''Aired On:''' [[HBO Boxing After Dark]] (Main Event)
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*'''Aired On:''' [[HBO Boxing After Dark]] (Main Event)
* '''Promoters:''' [[Goossen Tutor]] & [[Golden Boy Promotions]]
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*'''Promoters:''' [[Goossen Tutor]] & [[Golden Boy Promotions]]
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
* [[Paul Williams]] 39-2 (27 KOs) vs. [[Erislandy Lara]] 15-0-1 (10 KOs)
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[[File:Paul Williams vs. Erislandy Lara (poster).jpg|right|300px]]
* Williams and HBO originally agreed to a main-event bout with [[Nobuhiro Ishida]], who was coming of a big upset win over then-undefeated [[James Kirkland]]. After receiving criticism for the matchup, however, HBO withdrew its approval. [http://sports.espn.go.com/sports/boxing/news/story?id=6564489]
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*[[Paul Williams]] 39-2 (27 KOs) vs. [[Erislandy Lara]] 15-0-1 (10 KOs)
* Williams entered the fight coming off a brutal 2nd round knockout loss to [[Sergio Gabriel Martinez]]. Lara entered having been held in his previous bout to an upset draw by fringe contender [[Carlos Molina]].
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*Williams and HBO originally agreed to a main-event bout with [[Nobuhiro Ishida]], who was coming of a big upset win over then-undefeated [[James Kirkland]]. After receiving criticism for the matchup, however, HBO withdrew its approval. [http://sports.espn.go.com/sports/boxing/news/story?id=6564489]
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*Williams entered the fight coming off a brutal 2nd round knockout loss to [[Sergio Gabriel Martinez]]. Lara entered having been held in his previous bout to an upset draw by fringe contender [[Carlos Molina]].

Revision as of 22:18, 8 July 2011

2011-07-09 : Paul Williams 153½ lbs beat Erislandy Lara 153 lbs by MD in round 12 of 12

Notes

Paul Williams vs. Erislandy Lara (poster).jpg
  • Paul Williams 39-2 (27 KOs) vs. Erislandy Lara 15-0-1 (10 KOs)
  • Williams and HBO originally agreed to a main-event bout with Nobuhiro Ishida, who was coming of a big upset win over then-undefeated James Kirkland. After receiving criticism for the matchup, however, HBO withdrew its approval. [1]
  • Williams entered the fight coming off a brutal 2nd round knockout loss to Sergio Gabriel Martinez. Lara entered having been held in his previous bout to an upset draw by fringe contender Carlos Molina.