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Lara and Trout to fight for WBA title

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 03: Erislandy Lara

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 03: Erislandy Lara looks on during a training session in preparation for his upcoming fight against Austin Trout at Gleason's Gym on December 3, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) (Credit: Getty Maddie Meyer)

Arguably two of the most avoided boxers in the sport, Austin Trout and Erislandy Lara will square off for the vacant WBA junior middleweight title this at Barclays Center, Saturday live on Showtime. Trout (26-1), fresh off a loss to Canelo Alvarez hopes to eventually get a rematch. Lara (18-1), meanwhile, who made is name off a controversial loss to Paul Williams in 2011, could soon find himself near the top of the junior middleweight division.

Tags: Erislandy Lara , Austin Trout , SHOWTIME , Barclays Center

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