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Erislandy Lara set to make ring return

Updated: December 20, 2011, 12:48 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Junior middleweight contender Erislandy Lara, out of action since a highly controversial majority-decision loss to Paul Williams in July, will return against Ronald Hearns Feb. 11 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on the undercard of the rematch between former welterweight titleholders Victor Ortiz and Andre Berto.

The bout will be part of a televised tripleheader on Showtime. Also on the card in the opening TV fight will be blue chip featherweight prospect Gary Russell Jr. (19-0, 11 KOs) ...

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