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Alvarez-Lara bout being negotiated

Updated: April 8, 2014, 1:02 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

About an hour after former junior middleweight titlist Canelo Alvarez stopped Alfredo Angulo in the 10th round on March 8 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Erislandy Lara showed up at the postfight news conference and called on Alvarez, one of the division's cash cows, to fight him next.

Lara's frustration over not being able to land the March fight was understandable since he had knocked out Angulo in his previous bout, yet it was Angulo who got the shot to face the Mexican superstar.

But ...

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