Animosity apparent as Canelo and Lara square-up in Las Vegas (photos/video)

Former WBC and WBA light-middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez went head-to-head with interim WBA title holder Erislandy Lara on Tuesday as the pair arrived at the world famous MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

The two top contenders at 154lbs have been embroiled in a war of words in the build-up, and as they went eyeball-to-eyeball the animosity between the two was plain to see.

A packed undercard including the likes of Abner Mares, Juan Manuel Lopez and Mauricio Herrera promises to add to the massive pay-per-view event this weekend as the main event fighter’s battle for a certain world title shot.

Below our pictures of the MGM Grand arrivals courtesy of Esther Lin of Showtime and Gene Blevins of Hogan Photos, plus video from Chris Robinson of Hustleboss. For more videos of the Canelo v Lara event and others visit or follow on Twitter @CRHarmony

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