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Canelo vs. Trout Showdown Reportedly Looms For 5/4

By Miguel Rivera

According to multiple sources in Mexico, WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (41-0-1, 30KOs) will likely face WBA "regular" beltholder Austin Trout (26-0, 14KOs) in a unification on May 4th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Canelo was originally looking to face Puerto Rican star Miguel Cotto on the date, but Cotto lost a twelve round unanimous decision to Trout on December 1st in New York.

Even though he clearly has the much bigger name, Cotto became a less attractive option after suffering two consecutive defeats. While most experts believe Canelo is hunting for another possible opponent, the unbeaten fighter gave the green light on Trout a long time ago. Canelo had his eye on Trout since February 2011, when he sat ringside in Guadalajara and watched Trout dominate his older brother Rigoberto Alvarez.

The May 4th card, on HBO pay-per-view, is headlined by Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a defense of his WBC welterweight crown, reportedly against mandatory challenger Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by WESS on 01-02-2013

[B]Mayweather vs Guerrero Trout vs Alvarez Broner vs Burns[/B] (hopeful that it's Gamboa) All top fights in the respected weight classes. Even though Mayweather is too good for everyone at WW, the JMW division hasn't established anyone who is good…

Comment by Mr. Philadel on 01-02-2013

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;12875738]According to multiple sources in Mexico, WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (41-0-1, 30KOs) will likely face WBA "regular" beltholder Austin Trout (26-0, 14KOs) in a unification on May 4th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Canelo was…

Comment by Dustaine on 01-02-2013

[quote=rogdogx;12879639]i can read well i have a degree that reads scholastic leadership. silly cuban you want to be white and yet talk about other races having inferiority complexes. Then you site wikipedia as a source and act like your stating…

Comment by rogdogx on 01-02-2013

[QUOTE=Dustaine;12876554]You can only think of gay because that is what your fathers taught you. Read well, fatherS, you have 2 fathers. :bottle:[/QUOTE] i can read well i have a degree that reads scholastic leadership. silly cuban you want to be…

Comment by AHUEVO on 01-02-2013

[QUOTE=Luilun;12876379]Trout and his 50 ko % ain't going to jack shyt to Canelo so you Canelo haters just dream on that Trout is going to beat Canelo[/QUOTE] Yup! This pillow-fisted boxer is going to shut down as soon as Canelo…

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