Austin Trout talks to Al Bernstein after getting defeated by Saul Canelo Alvarez on a UD : 115-112 116-111 118-109 . A lot of people considered the scoring should have been closer and even some saw Trout win by a point or two.… Read Article
In an era of ever-increasing hype, where hollow records earn title shots and fans watch in exasperation as fighters spend much of their careers more intent on avoiding each other than testing themselves, two fighters last night demonstrated the right way to go about building a career.
In the very definition of a high risk, low reward fight, Canelo Alvarez pounded out a tough, close but clear points win over Austin Trout in a fight … Read Article
The highly anticipated junior middleweight unification showdown between WBC champion Saul Alvarez and WBA titlist Austin ‘No Doubt’ Trout started on a dramatic note before the action even got underway. The atmosphere at the Alamodome was simply electrifying. The high energy and intensity that exuded during the build-up to the opening bell was so powerful that it could even be felt by the television viewing audience, and it was contagious. Although this was not a … Read Article
Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez unified the Super Welterweight Division with a unanimous decision victory over Austin Trout on Saturday in front of a raucous 39,247 crowd at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
Alvarez defended his WBC belt while capturing Trout’s WBA title and the vacant Ring Magazine Super Welterweight title with his signature power and incredible elusive defensive skills in a close contest. Judges at ringside scored the fight 115-112, 116-111 and 118-109.
“Austin … Read Article
I must say I’m really disappointed in WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s performance tonight in his controversial 12 round unanimous decision over WBA junior middleweight champion Austin Trout (26-1, 14 KO’s) at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
I had expected a lot better from Canelo than what I saw tonight. His stamina was horrible, his defense good, but his work rate was very poor. Canelo fought in a very lazy manner with … Read Article
In a badly scored fight, WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (42-0-1, 30 KO’s) beat WBA junior middleweight champion Austin Trout (26-1, 14 KO’s) by a 12 round decision tonight at the Alamodome, in San Antonio, Texas, USA. Trout was the much busier fighter and landed more shots. However, with the open scoring he had to push the fight a lot earlier than he wanted to, especially with one of the judges giving Canelo … Read Article
Canelo vs. Trout, a 12-round Super Welterweight World Championship Unification fight for Canelo’s WBC title, Trout’s WBA title and the vacant Ring Magazine title, is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, Canelo Promotions and Leija & Battah Promotions and sponsored by Corona and AT&T. The co-main event will be a 10-round fight between undefeated prospects Omar Figueroa Jr. of Weslaco, Texas and Abner Cotto of Caguas, Puerto Rico for the vacant WBC Silver Lightweight Championship which … Read Article
Austin Trout 153.25 vs. Saul Alvarez 153.5
Omar Figueroa 134.5 vs. Abner Cotto 133.5
SHOWTIME® Sports will offer a live stream of Friday’s weigh-in for the Super Welterweight World Championship Unification between Canelo Alvarez and Austin Trout taking place on Saturday, April 20, LIVE on SHOWTIME from Alamodome in San Antonio.
Friday’s weigh-in will be available for live viewing across multiple platforms, including LIVE via satellite feed, YouTube, Ustream, sports.sho.com/live. All feeds of … Read Article
With the April 20 super welterweight unification showdown between Canelo Alvarez and Austin “No Doubt” Trout rapidly approaching, FOX Deportes Classics will prepare fans for fight night on Friday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT with a series of three of the Mexican superstar’s most memorable fights.… Read Article
After the final press conference concluded, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez took the time to partake in brief one-on-one interviews. I had the unique privilege to sit down with the Mexican superstar to get his perspective on the upcoming fight in San Antonio, TX.
Here’s a transcript of the questions and answers that were discussed with Saul Alvarez.
Steve Lopez: “Canelo, how are you feeling with just a few more days left for the fight?”
Saul Alvarez: … Read Article