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Malingaggi vs. Judah & Trout vs. Lara: Four highly skilled fighters two 50-50 fights

11 Lara and Trout IMG_0738This weekend fight fans will get the whole kit and caboodle when it comes to the variety of fights and the style in which these combatants will fight with.

Showtime has a quadruple header this Saturday with the main focus of this article being the “Battle between Brooklynites featuring Paulie Malignaggi and Zab Judah, also including a very intriguing tilt pairing Erislandy Lara and Austin Trout.

Let’s start with the Brooklyn bred Paulie vs. Zab fight that makes plenty of sense as the headliner even with all the belts that will be on the line in the undercard fights.

Both men are coming off losses at the Barclays Center yet both managed to prove people wrong with their respected performance. Continue reading

Lara ready to ‘bust up Austin Trout’s mouth’ live on BoxNation

Light-middleweight hotshots Erislandy Lara and Austin Trout traded verbal jabs ahead of their crunch Brooklyn world title showdown, live on BoxNation.

The pair were speaking ahead of this weekend’s highly anticipated bill, taking place at the Barclays Center in New York, and headlined by Paulie Malignaggi and Zab Judah, with the Brooklyn natives set to tussle for bragging rights.

Nevertheless, the stacked undercard features no fewer than three world title fights, with IBF welterweight ace Devon Alexander defending his belt against undefeated Shawn Porter and Sakio Bika putting his WBC super-middleweight crown on the line against hard-hitting Anthony Dirrell. Continue reading

Left-Hook Lounge Radio – Live at 9ET/6PT

“Left-Hook Lounge Radio” goes live tonight at 9ET/6PT, hosted by EastSideBoxing’s Vivek “Vito” Wallace and the gang! On the table this week is a look back at last weekends solid performances by Kovalev and Stevenson; as well as a look ahead at this weekends action packed cards by both Showtime & HBO.

On deck this week is Judah vs Malignaggi, Rigondeaux vs Agbeko, Trout vs Lara, as well as the return of Thurman and Kirkland! Tons to talk about and the Left-Hook Lounge crew will cover all ends of the spectrum!

Call in live at 949.943.1665 or follow this link to hear what they think!

We Have Lift Off – Austin Trout is Training in Houston, TX For Lara Fight

Austin TroutAustin Trout has landed today in Houston, TX to begin training for his fight against Erislandy Lara.

Trout vs Lara will be the undercard of the Zab Judah vs Paulie Malignaggi fight on Dec 7th. Austin is looking to get back on the winning track after losing a decision to Saul Canelo Alvarez earlier this year in San Antonio, TX.

Austin is originally from El Paso, TX but now resides in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Austin is looking to make alot of moves since his last fight. He is now a client of Carla Ja Sports and Entertainment. Carla Ja says, “Austin is an amazing talent, we are looking to do great things together in the future.”

Arreola-Mitchell & Trout-Lara possible for September

arreola56445Golden Boy Promotions are reportedly looking to put together two big fights for September with heavyweight contenders Seth Mitchell vs. Chris Arreola and Austin Trout vs. Erislandy Lara, according to RingTV.

Trout-Lara would be a great fight for the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez card, but it’s difficult seeing this fight being put on the card now that a huge chunk of the undercard fight money is going to pay Lucas Matthysse and Danny Garcia.

With the money those two fighters are getting, it’s possible that Golden Boy might not have enough to add other talented fighters to the card unless they’re willing to take less just to have the opportunity to be seen by millions. Continue reading

Trout vs. Lara on Mayweather Jr. vs. Canelo Undercard?

trout77If the following is true, than the September 14th fight night will be one of the best PPV cards in a very long time.

It appears that Austin Trout might be facing Erislandy Lara at the MGM Grand’s Garden Arena as an undercard fight of the Mayweather Jr. vs. Canelo bout. At this time, while we haven’t yet heard anything solid from the promoters or the fighters themselves, rumors as well as this fight showing as scheduled on BoxRec.com have people buzzing with excitement. Continue reading