By Rob Smith: WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is now reportedly interested in facing WBA junior middleweight champion Austin Trout on May 4th, if a bout against Floyd Mayweather Jr. can’t get made. The Mayweather fight is the one that Canelo really wants most of all, and he said to the record.com.mx that his promoters at Golden Boy Promotions are attempting to put the Mayweather fight together for him. But if all else … Read Article
Costa Mesa, CA.: December 4, 2012, With the addition of undefeated heavyweight contender Joe Hanks to Roy Englebrecht Promotions Fight Club OC show this Thursday, December 6th, boxing history will be made, as the show now will feature three undefeated heavyweights all with 10 or more wins, all on the same card, a first for the sport of boxing in California!… Read Article
Blog Talk Radio’s “The Pugilist KOrner” is proud to present current Regular WBA Junior Middleweight Champion Austin “No Doubt” Trout, #1 ranked IBF Junior Middleweight Contender “King” Gabriel Rosado, former World Boxing Association (WBA) Light Heavyweight Champion and expert fight trainer Eddie Mustafa Muhammad, and Super Middleweight Contender Will “Power” Rosinsky.
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Promoter Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions sends his warmest congratulations to his fighter, WBA Super Welterweight World Champion and boxing’s newest superstar, Austin “No Doubt” Trout (26-0, 14 KOs).
With the world watching last Saturday night, Trout scored a mostly one-sided unanimous (117-111, 117-111 and 119-109) decision over multiple world champion Miguel Cotto at Madison Square Garden.… Read Article
By Eric Roman Sr. – A lot of talk has been made about the possible showdown between Canelo Alvarez and Miguel Cotto, even though the wily veteran lost a unanimous decision to Austin Trout this past weekend. As we all know, Cotto has had an incredible career, a sure fire Hall of Famer, and one of the greatest Puerto Rican fighters of all time, but at this point, much like “Sugar” Shane Mosely back in … Read Article
Orange, CA (December 4) – Quick-fisted Colombian Daulis Prescott finally gets his chance for a crack at the world championship when he fights Jamaica’s undefeated Nicholas Walters this Saturday, December 8. The two featherweights will battle it out as the 12-round main event for the vacant World Boxing Association title and in an effort to deliver a worthy message: “KO to drugs”. The WBA “KO Drugs” campaign transmits the message to the boxing world and … Read Article
NEW YORK (Dec. 4, 2012)-Saturday night’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast of Miguel Cotto vs. Austin Trout on SHOWTIME® earned record viewership for boxing on the premium network in two categories. The three-fight telecast drew an average audience of 1.047 million viewers, the highest since 2004 when Nielsen began to separately measure premium television multiplex channels. The main event, Cotto vs. Trout, peaked at nearly 1.4 million viewers, the highest peak on record since 2009 when … Read Article
By Bill Phanco: Trainer of Andre Ward, Virgil Hunter, gave his own assessment for why former three division world champion Miguel Cotto (37-4, 30 KO’s) lost to WBA World junior middleweight champion Austin Trout (26-0, 14 KO’s) last Saturday night in New York, saying that he felt that Cotto looked over-trained for the fight. Cotto lost the fight by a 12 round unanimous decision by wide scores from the three judges. They had the fight … Read Article
By Phenyo Molefe: Given Tyson Fury’s previous bouts, recent outbursts and the clear articulation of his goals; one would not be at fault to believe that we were about to witness Tyson unleash punishment on an ‘ill-prepared’ but proven Kevin Johnson. Tyson had to make a statement.
In the opening round, Fury jumped on Johnson with some jabs to the body not giving him sufficient time to find his footing. It looked like we were … Read Article
By Rob Smith: Trainer Freddie Roach is still hoping that 35-year-old Floyd Mayweather Jr. will perk up and show some interest in facing 34-year-old Manny Pacquiao before it’s too late. It’s not looking good, however. Pacquiao just lost his last fight to Tim Bradley, and he could lose this one on Saturday against Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas, Nevada. That’s not to say that a Mayweather-Pacquiao fight couldn’t still get made and end up … Read Article