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.
Erislandy Lara used a vicious left uppercut to knock out Yuri Foreman in the fourth round and successfully defend his 154-pound world title.