Erislandy Lara used his superior boxing skills to defeat Vanes Martirosyan by unanimous decision and hold onto his 154-pound crown.
On April 7, 2018, 154-pound champs Erislandy Lara and Jarrett Hurd met in a unification bout. Hurd defeats Lara by split decision to become a 154-pound unified champ.
History was made Saturday, April 7, 2018 in the Lara vs Hurd fight on Showtime. Jarrett Hurd's 12th-round knockdown of long-reigning champion Erislandy Lara secured his 154-pound title unification victory Saturday night in Las Vegas.
Fighter of The Week: IBO and WBA Super Welterweight World Champ Erislandy Lara looks to add another 154-pound belt to his collection when he faces IBF titleholder Jarrett "Swift" Hurd tonight, Saturday April 7, on Showtime Boxing. #LaraHurd
This week on PBC Jabs, we preview our stacked April 7th Showtime show, IBF 154-pound champ Jarrett Hurd checks in and heavyweight champ Deontay Wilder has a few words for Anthony Joshua.