Mauricio Lara vs. Jose Sanmartin will face to face tonight at the featherweight title. Mauricio Lara will meet Jose Sanmartin in a 10-round battle this Saturday night at the Plaza de Toros in Mexico City in the main event of a Matchroom Boxing program live on DAZN. The main event ring walks are set to begin at 10:30 p.m. ET.
Lara was scheduled to meet WBA’regular featherweight champion Leigh Wood in September, however, Wood was forced to withdraw due to a bicep injury.
Lara is now hoping to continue his devastating run in the featherweight division against the Colombian, with the hope of earning a world title chance.
In 2021, Lara defeated world champion Josh Warrington. He was scheduled to fight Leigh Wood for the WBA featherweight title on September 24, however, Wood was forced to withdraw due to a torn bicep. Lara is now returning to Mexico, where he fought in 21 of his first 22 fights.
“I still want to be world champion, and nothing has stopped me from doing so,” Lara said in a statement. “It’s been two years since my last fight in Mexico City, and I can’t wait to see my people again.” I want to deliver them an emphatic victory and hope for the promised World title opportunity.”
He will fight in Mexico City’s legendary Plaza de Toros arena. Famous boxers who have competed in it include Julio Cesar Chavez.
Sanmartin, 25, debuted professionally in 2011. He has won seven consecutive fights, the most recent being a TKO victory over Stiven Monterrosa.
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When is the fight between Mauricio Lara vs Jose Sanmartin?
On October 22, Mauricio Lara will face Jose Sanmartin. The fight starts at 8 p.m. 1 a.m. ET | 1 a.m. BST | 10 a.m. AEST Around 11 p.m., Lara and Sanmartin should arrive at the ring. Depending on how long the undercard fights last, it might be 4 a.m. ET | 4 a.m. BST | 1 p.m. AEST.
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Where is the fight between Mauricio Lara vs Jose Sanmartin?
Lara vs. Sanmartin takes place in Mexico City’s Plaza de Toros. The facility can accommodate around 41,000 people.
Mauricio Lara vs. Jose Sanmartin Fight Card:
- Mauricio Lara (24-2-1, 17 KO) versus Jose Sanmartin (33-5-1, 21 KO), 10 rounds, featherweights
- Jeremy Cuevas (14-1, 10 KO) versus Angel Fierro (19-1-2, 15 KO), lightweights, 10 rounds
- Junior welterweights Reshat Mati (12-0, 7 KO) versus Leonel Rodriguez (10-2-1, 5 KO), 10 rounds
- Junior lightweights Alberto Mora (3-0, 3 KO) versus Diego Andrade (14-7-2, 1 KO), 8 rounds
- Junior lightweights Jonathan Lopez (8-0, 5 KO) vs Ulises Suarez Ortega (9-5-1, 6 KO), 6 rounds
- Super middleweights Bek Nurmaganbet (7-0, 5 KO) versus Luciano Chaparro (6-5-3, 3 KO), 8 rounds
- Middleweights Abilkhan Amankul (1-0, 1 KO) vs Yeasson Pacheco (6-0, 3 KO), 8 rounds