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Erislandy Lara Dominates Greg Vendetti


WBA Super Welterweight Champion Erislandy "The American Dream" Lara (27-3-3, 15 KOs) defeated Greg Vendetti (22-4-1, 12 KOs) by unanimous decision (116-112, 117-111, 117-111) in a 12-round showdown headlining FOX PBC Fight Night and on FOX Deportes from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Lara, using his counter punching and superior boxing skills, outworked Vendetti, landing 161 total punches to Vendetti's 88.

"Tonight, I dominated the fight," said Lara. "After this performance, I'm looking to step in the ring with any of the other champions.

"I definitely want the winner of Jermell Charlo vs. Jeison Rosario. If that fight can be made, I'll be ready to go."

The co-main event featured a super middleweight slugfest as Vladimir Hernandez (12-4, 6 KOs) defeated rugged veteran Alfredo "El Perro" Angulo (26-8, 21 KOs) by unanimous decision

Super lightweight matchup as Abram Martinez (8-0-1, 6 KOs) fought Luis Arcon (10-0-1, 10 KOs) to a split draw

Brian Mendoza (19-1, 13 KOs) defeated Thomas LaManna (28-4-1, 10 KOs) by unanimous decision (96-94, 98-92, 98-92) in a super welterweight attraction

The opening bout on FS1 saw super lightweight Justin Pauldo (14-1, 7 KOs) cruise to a wide unanimous decision (80-72, 79-73, 79-73) over Josec Ruiz (21-4-3, 14 KOs).

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