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Austin Trout Proposes Event To Help Japan Quake Victims

Undefeated World Boxing Association super welterweight champion Austin Trout (22-0-0) is requesting a boxing night of champions to help raise money for the people of Japan. He is requesting that world champions Miguel Cotto, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, and Cornelius Kanine Bundrage all take part in the event.
 
"As a world champion I feel like we should be an example to others. The people of Japan had no control over the destruction that took place. First there was an earth quake, then a tsunami, and after that a partial meltdown. The news is saying that there are millions of people in Japan without food or water. I just want to step up and do my part.

I am proposing a night of champions which would include Miguel Cotto, Saul Alvarez, Cornelius Bundrage, and me. It would be one night, four champions for a good cause. We can make it into a pay-per-view event and donate a percentage of the profit to the people of Japan. If we are in a position to make a difference, we should. With all due respect, I am asking for the champions named to help me make this possible."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by xAUGUSTUSx on 03-16-2011

[QUOTE=mushahadeen;10241610]funny how u don't c the japanese whining like them ppl @ haiti, katrina, etc.[/QUOTE] Just wait until it's you and your family ****in suffering from hunger. We'll see if you still have a big mouth then. There is a…

Comment by Seleção No. 13 on 03-16-2011

[QUOTE=SluggerFan;10241220]Yes, but he knows that it will be Cotto and Canelo who sell the show and he would be on the undercard and fighting for virtually no money! Have you done anything for the quake victimsz? No, you sit behind…

Comment by mushahadeen on 03-16-2011

funny how u don't c the japanese whining like them ppl @ haiti, katrina, etc.

Comment by ELPERRO on 03-16-2011

[QUOTE=SluggerFan;10241220]Yes, but he knows that it will be Cotto and Canelo who sell the show and he would be on the undercard and fighting for virtually no money! Have you done anything for the quake victimsz? No, you sit behind…

Comment by SluggerFan on 03-16-2011

[QUOTE=Seleção No. 13;10240273]Good on you and all but, he's obviously using this natural disaster as an opportunity to promote a possible PPV event including himself. How cute, he thinks he's people and wants to donate a percentage. :dunce:[/QUOTE] Yes, but…

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