Ringside Report: Lara vs. Foreman

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Friday, January 13, 2017, WBA Super Welterweight Champion Erislandy Lara (24-2-2, 14 KOs) retained his title by knocking out Yuri Foreman (34-3-0, 10 KOs) in the fourth round of a scheduled twelve-round bout at the Hialeah Park Casino in Hialeah, FL.

The champion, Lara, is a Cuban-born fighter who resides in Houston, Texas. A Cuban expatriate, he has built an incredible career in professional boxing in the United States, earning him the handle “The American Dream.” Lara proudly wears this name across the waistband of his trunks. After losing to Saul “Canelo” Alvarez in a highly-contested split decision in 2014, Lara has won all of his last five bouts.

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Erislandy Lara defeats Yuri Foreman, then calls out Golovkin and Canelo

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Super welterweight world champion Erislandy Lara (24-2-2, 14 KOs) continued his reign as one of the top 154-pounders in the world and delivered a sensational knockout of former world champion Yuri Foreman (34-3, 10 KOs) in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on Spike Friday night from Hialeah Park Racing and Casino in Miami

In front of a huge Cuban audience, Lara needed just a single left uppercut to drop and stop Foreman at 1:47 of round four. Foreman was also down in round three from a questionable knockdown that could have been ruled a slip.

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Results: Lara stops Foreman – Photo Gallery

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WBA junior middleweight champion Erislandy Lara (24-2-2, 14 KOs) beat challenger Yuri Foreman (34-3, 10 KOs) by a 4th round TKO tonight at the Hialeah Park Racing and Casino in Miami, Florida. The fight ended with Lara flattening Foreman with a left to the head in the 4th. The fight was stopped at 1:47 of round 4.

Foreman was also knocked down in round 3. That was a beautiful right-leg trip that Lara did, which the referrer never saw. He still called it a knockdown despite no punch landing. Foreman clued the referee in that he blew the call afterwards, but it was too late. The knockdown still counted.

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Lara vs Foreman on Spike January 13 from Miami

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Super welterweight world champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara (23-2-2, 13 KOs) will take on former world champion Yuri Foreman (34-2, 10 KOs) in a world title showdown that headlines Premier Boxing Champions on Spike on Friday, January 13 from Hialeah Park Racing and Casino in Miami.

Televised coverage begins at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT with former super middleweight world champion Anthony “The Dog” Dirrell (29-1-1, 23 KOs) battling Hungary’s Norbert Nemesapati (24-4, 17 KOs) in a 10-round bout.

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Richard Abril and Yuri Foreman in action on 6/3

New York, NY (5/23/15) – On Friday, June 3, Broadway Boxing returns to the beautiful Resorts World Casino in Queens, NY, with an exciting 10-bout card presented by DiBella Entertainment and New Legend Boxing, sponsored by Nissan of Queens.

Featured on the card, in separate bouts, will be former world champions Richar Abril and Yuri Foreman. Abril (19-3-1, 8KO’s), making his much anticipated return and DiBella Entertainment (DBE) debut, will take on the always-tough Jerry Belmontes (21-8, 6KO’s) in a 10-round junior welterweight showdown. Foreman (33-2, 9KO’s), fighting for the first time in 2016, is set to take on Jason Davis, of Vancouver, WA, in an eight-round junior middleweight matchup.

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Yuri Foreman vs. Lenwood Dozier on 12/5

BROOKLYN (December 2, 2015) – In honor of former world champion and Brooklyn-native Yuri Foreman’s return to the ring, David’s K Deli featured a custom sandwich “Yuri’s Knockout Corned Beef” Tuesday night at Barclays Center. Foreman met fans and served sandwiches at the kosher stand on the main concourse, prior to the Brooklyn Nets vs. Phoenix Suns game.

Foreman (32-2, 9 KOs), a recently ordained rabbi, will fight on Saturday, December 5 at Barclays Center, before the showdown between Daniel “The Miracle Man” Jacobs and Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT).

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Yuri Foreman on Jacobs-Quillin undercard on 12/5

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BROOKLYN (October 29, 2015) – Former world champion and Brooklyn-native Yuri Foreman (32-2, 9 KOs) will return to the ring for the first time since 2013 as part of a stacked undercard featuring a diverse group of fighters from across the boroughs and regions of New York on Saturday, December 5 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

The slew of additional talented fighters featured on the card include undefeated rising star from Staten Island and 2012 U.S. Olympian “Sir” Marcus Browne (16-0, 12 KOs), undefeated Brooklyn-native Heather “The Heat” Hardy (14-0, 3 KOs) and Queens’ firefighter Will “Power” Rosinsky (19-2, 10 KOs) who takes on Long Island’s Joe Smith Jr. (19-1, 16 KOs) in a 10-round light heavyweight contest.

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Yuri Foreman decisions Davis

New York, NY (7/24/13) – In the latest edition of the popular and longest running boxing series in New York – Broadway Boxing, DiBella Entertainment (DBE) and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson’s SMS Promotions presented a thrilling eight-bout card before another packed house at NYC’s famed Roseland Ballroom.

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