Although beaten, Erislandy Lara has gained plenty of experience over 24 fights and a 7 year long career so far. He now moves on to see just how far he can go as he approaches the later stage of his career. Lara's longest KO streak is 4 fights long out of his 24 career fights.
Showing his superior boxing ability in an impressive debut, Lara picked up the win against Ivan Maslov and became only one of 5 people to have taken him the full 4 round distance. Lara rise in boxing continued with 12 wins against fighters such as Grady Brewer, Danny Perez and Jose Varela.
Lara lost to Paul Williams in his next fight. Taking place on July 9th, 2011, Lara's career record after this fight stood at 15-1-1. Lara's technical boxing ability was put to the test as he got outpointed in the 12 round fight against the better man. Williams gave Lara his first professional loss of his 17 fight career to date. Lara then went on to win a further 3 fights taking his record to 17 wins, 1 losses and 2 draw.
Lara went into his next career fight with a record of 17-1-2 and took this to 18 wins with a win against Alfredo Angulo on June 8th, 2013. Angulo was stopped in the 10th round via TKO meaning Lara was the 2nd person to stop this opponent.
Lara went into his next career fight with a record of 18-1-2 and took this to 19 wins with a win against Austin Trout on December 7th, 2013. Lara's UD win against Austin Trout came via judges decision of a 12 round fight. Lara became the 2nd person to defeat Trout and secured a great win.
The wins continued with the defeat of Vanes Martirosyan on May 21st, 2016 in Lara's most recent fight taking his winning record to 20 wins. Only the 3rd man to defeat Martirosyan, Lara made an impressive appearance in his latest outing, earning himself a UD win.