Erislandy Lara throws strike at U.S Cellular Field (photo)

Super Welterweight World Champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara (20-2-2, 12 KOs) threw out the ceremonial first pitch (photo by Ron Vesely) at yesterday’s Chicago White Sox vs. Houston Astros game at U.S. Cellular Field. Lara stepped on the mound and threw a perfect strike.

Erislandy Lara steps in the ring this Friday June 12, 2015 against Delvin Rodriguez (28-7-4, 16 KOs) as Premier Boxing Champions on Spike returns.

Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Warriors Boxing in association with Group Yvon Michel (GYM) and Star Boxing, are priced at $151, $101, $51, and $31, not including applicable service charges, and are on sale now.

To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or UIC Pavilion Box Office at (312) 413-5740. Tickets are also available at or by visiting the UIC Pavilion Box Office (Thursday or Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.).