Trout decisions Lopez
By Jim Dower: World Boxing Association junior middleweight champion Austin Trout (23-0, 13 KO’s) defeated challenger David Lopez (40-13, 23 KO’s) by a 12 round unanimous decision at the Auditorio Miguel Barragan, San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosí, Mexico. The final judges’ scores were 119-109, 117-110 and 118-109, all for the 25-year-old Trout. Trout knocked Lopez down in the 11th round.
This was the first title defense for Trout, who captured the vacant WBA title in February with a 12 round decision over Rigoberto Alvarez.