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Like his Cuban countryman, Guillermo Rigondeaux, Lara doesn't have a style that's particularly crowd-pleasing. But it is effective. In December, Lara dominated former junior middleweight titleholder Austin Trout, dropping him once in a lopsided decision. Lara is a brilliant counterpuncher, accurate, with surprising power.