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.
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.
FIGHTER OF THE WEEK: IBF Super Welterweight World Champion Jarrett Hurd (21-0, 15 KOs) looks to add another 154-pound belt to his collection when he faces WBA titleholder Erislandy Lara (25-2-2, 14 KOs) next Saturday, April 7, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Watch the fight live on SHOWTIME at 10 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT.
"I think it's difficult to take a round off against a Jarrett Hurd, who smells blood already, against a man that's hungry." - Abner Mares calling the Harrison vs Hurd fight, seconds before this happened.
This week on PBC Jabs, we recap all the exciting action from our October 14th Fox and SHOWTIME cards. Plus, more PBC Trivia!
Don't miss a 154lb. world championship tripleheader - Saturday, October 14 on a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING live from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
154-lb World Champ Jarrett Hurd returns to the ring Oct. 14 on Showtime when he takes on former Champ AustinTrout at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.