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Boxing: The second rematch between Warrington and Lara, set for 2022

ANDddie Hearn, president of Matchroom Sport, is willing to organize a third fight between Josh Warrington and Mauricio Lara after the rematch ended


ANDddie Hearn, president of Matchroom Sport, is willing to organize a third fight between Josh Warrington and Mauricio Lara after the rematch ended in a technical draw.

Both boxers, as well as the promoter, were disappointed to see the long-awaited rematch end in this way. However, Hearn hopes to set up a third fight between the two fighters in early 2022. The first fell to Lara’s side in February 2021. The rematch in Leeds, at Warrington’s home, ended earlier than expected. after a head clash between the two pgiles, which caused a cut on the Mexican’s left eyebrow. Lara wanted to continue but the referee ended the fight. The fight ended in a technical draw because it was not past the fourth round.

“At first I thought Lara and her team were looking for an excuse to leave the fight, but then I saw the cut and understood everything,” said Hearn. “I think Josh looked great, he boxed fantastic for two rounds and he felt good with the Mexican’s punches. “he added.

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“I want to keep Josh active and I hope I can do another fight in December against any of the champions that are available. Then there will be another fight with Lara, which I think will be done 100%,” he said.

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