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 is presented in association with Miguel Cotto Promotions.
The fights will air live on SHOWTIME at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT with Canelo vs. Trout being presented in association with Greg Cohen Promotions. SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® is available in Spanish on secondary audio programming (SAP). Preliminary fights will air on SHOWTIME EXTREME at 8 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).
SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING:
WBC, WBA & VACANT RING MAGAZINE SUPER WELTERWEIGHT TITLES – 12 ROUNDS
CANELO ALVAREZ – 153 ½ Pounds – AUSTIN TROUT – 153 ¼ Pounds
OMAR FIGUEROA – 134 ½ Pounds – ABNER COTTO – 133 ½ Pounds
JERMALL CHARLO – 154 ¼ Pounds – ORLANDO LORA – 154 ¼ Pounds
JULIAN WILLIAMS – 156 ¾ Pounds – DASHON JOHNSON – 156 ¾ Pounds