Lara vs LaManna for WBA Middleweight Championship May 1st

From his training camp here in Las Vegas, see photo above, WBA Super Welterweight Champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara is preparing for an upcoming bout against Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna. The two boxers will fight for the vacant WBA Middleweight Championship.

A win by Mr. Lara would make him a two-division champion for the third time in his career. The fight will take place on May 1st at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California.

Remarking on his training camp in Las Vegs, the fighter offered this in a statement:

“Training camp has been hard. I am working with my coach Ismael Salas, and things have just been very calculated and scientific. We got great sparring and I’m feeling young in my mind, body, and soul. I like the way the camp is being managed, and I expect to have a lot of success in this fight based on the preparation I have had in Las Vegas.”

The fight will be broadcast on FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View starting at 7:00 PM Eastern. Find more information at