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Lederman: Canelo is going to destroy Trout on April 20th

By Dan Ambrose: Harold Lederman, HBO’s unofficial ringside scorer, believes that WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (41-0-1, 31 KO’s) will make easy work of WBA junior middleweight champion Austin Trout (26-0, 14 KO’s). Lederman thinks the 22-year-old Canelo will be too strong for the more experienced and arguably more talented Trout in their […]

Trout: Canelo is going to be an easy fight for me

By Dan Ambrose: WBA World junior middleweight champion Austin Trout (26-0, 14 KO’s) is putting in hard workouts in his sparring sessions to get ready for his April 20th unification bout against WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (41-0-1, 30 KO’s) at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Trout already saw Canelo’s fighting style […]

Canelo-Trout 30-day weigh-in: 166.5 lbs.

By Dan Ambrose: WBA junior middleweight champion Austin Trout (26-0, 14 KO’s) weighed in today for his 30-day weigh-in at 166.5, a mere 12.5 pounds over the 154 pound weight limit for his April 20th fight against WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (41-0-1, 30 KO’s). Canelo weighed in at exactly the same weight […]

Merchant: I won’t be surprised if Canelo loses to Trout

By Dan Ambrose: Former HBO analyst Larry Merchant says he wouldn’t be surprised in the least if WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (41-0-1, 30 KO’s) gets beaten next month by WBA champion Austin Trout (26-0, 14 KO’s) on April 20th in their Texas based fight. Merchant understands fully why Canelo’s promoters at Golden […]

The Mexican Style of Boxing: Canelo Alvarez

By Hector Gonzalez: To discredit Mexican Boxers or their style of fighting is like chopping off a whole part of a body. Boxing’s rich history has depended on Mexican fighters for over 100 years, in that time providing a rich and aesthetically pleasing style of fighting. Most Mexican boxers are described as boxer-punchers, some of […]

Why do some of Canelo’s fans have a hard time accepting that he may lose to Trout?

By Dan Ambrose: I’ve noticed that when you discuss the possibility of WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (41-0-1, 30 KO’s) losing his April 20th fight against WBA junior middleweight champion Austin Trout (26-0, 14 KO’s) Austin Trout, some of Canelo’s fans start to lash out and name call. Is it because Canelo has […]

Trout capable of out-boxing Canelo for long stretches

(Photo: Stephanie Trapp/SHOWTIME) By Dan Ambrose: WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (41-0-1, 30 KO’s) really is in a situation where he’s going to need to KO WBA junior middleweight champion Austin Trout (26-0, 14 KO’s) on April 20th if he wants to get the win without controversy because he simply doesn’t have the […]

Canelo doesn’t look confident for Trout fight

(Photos: Stephanie Trapp/SHOWTIME) By Dan Ambrose: In comparing the face-offs of WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (41-0-1, 30 KO’s) with WBA junior middleweight Austin Trout (26-0, 14 KO’s) to how Canelo usually looks when he’s facing an over-matched opponent, I’ve noticed that he doesn’t look at all cocky and smug this time around […]

12K tickets sold for Canelo vs. Trout on 1st day

(Photos: Stephanie Trapp/SHOWTIME) By Dan Ambrose: Over 12 thousand tickets were sold on the first day after being put on sale for the April 20th unification clash between WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (41-0-1, 30 KO’s) and WBA champion Austin Trout (26-0, 14 KO’s). Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer told ESPN the […]

Trout vs. Canelo: Why isn’t Austin the favorite?

By Jamie Hesford: Ever since the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Austin Trout fight was rumored I had my doubts that this fight would be made, even more so when the complications arose. My primary concern being that Canelo has been making himself known by fighting well known but faded boxers. Names such as Shane Mosley […]

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