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Levi Martinez’s credibility and experience has never crossed my mind. He calls it how he sees it his resume speaks for itself. I do not feel that him being Mexico will play a factor in the fight.” Luis DeCubas Jr., Lara’s manager, pre-fight.

Someone needs to investigate Levi Martinez,” Luis DeCubas Jr., Lara’s manager, post-fight. He went on to say, “Now you sound like Don King, Oscar. That’s Don King kind of stuff.”

Crowd of 14,239 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Canelo Alvarez def. Erislandy Lara – Split decision (115-113 Lara; 115-113 Canelo; 117-111 Canelo)

Ronnie Shields,”That’s bullshit, they robbed us.

Erislandy Lara, “Everyone knows I won the fight, no matter what they say.

Alvarez-Lara punch stats
Alvarez Lara
Landed 97 107
Thrown 415 386
Pct 23% 28%

bloodyelbow.com Fraser: 115-113 Lara

Brent: 116-116 draw

Matt Hamilton 115-113 Lara

Dan Rafael 116-112 Alvarez

Lou DiBella Lara “by 1 point”

Chris Mannix 114-114 Draw

SteveFarhood 115-113 Lara

usatoday.com 115-113 Lara

mmamania.com 114-114 draw

boxinginsider.com 115-113 Lara

thesweetscience.com 115-113 Alvarez

philboxing.com 115-113 Lara

latimes.com 116-112 Alvarez

Michael Rosenthal 114-114 draw

Yahoo Sports 115-113 Lara

Those who thought Lara won: 8

Those who thought Alvarez won: 3

Those who thought it was a draw: 4

Alvarez earned $1.5 million.

Lara made a career-high $1 million.

Lara lost and he moves to the back of the line, That’s how it works.” Oscar De La Hoya said.