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Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez foe Erislandy Lara unbothered by the challenge
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez foe Erislandy Lara unbothered by the challenge

Erislandy Lara has escaped from Cuba and the wrath of smugglers, so the thought of taking on Mexico’s most popular fighter isn’t making him flinch. “Anyone who comes to this country is dreaming to get an opportunity like this opportunity,” Lara said. “Now, I’ve got it. Now, it’s time to work.” Lara, 31, was smuggled out of Cuba in 2008 and has gone 19-1-2 as a professional, landing the shot at junior-middleweight Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on Saturday night in the Showtime pay-per-view main event at MGM Grand thanks to consecutive victories over the same men Alvarez has recently vanquished, Alfredo Angulo and...

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