Rising Cuban star Erislandy Lara (18-1-2, 12 KO’s) is in search of an opponent after last month’s shocking stoppage victory over Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo and he has a top opponent in mind. Austin Trout. And on what will be the biggest stage in boxing this year, this decade and possibly this century. On the Mayweather-Canelo undercard on September 14th. “I feel that I can knock him out. He said he wants the fight and I want it as well. Trout is the best opponent for me now,” said Lara.
Should Lara face and beat Trout the chances of him getting the title shot that he wants should be within arms reach.