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Oscar De La Hoya: Trout Fight Will Prove Canelo's Worth

By Miguel Rivera

Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya says Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (40-0-1, 30KOs) will prove a lot of things on April 20th at the Alamodome in San Antonio, where he faces WBA champion Austin Trout (26-0, 14KOs) in a unification before an estimated crowd of nearly 40,000 fans. Among the many in his big stable, De La Hoya has taken a personal interest in the progress of Canelo's career. He views this contest as the turning point in Canelo's level of competition.

"This fight against Austin Trout is extremely important, not only to demonstrate that Canelo  Alvarez has everything to be a great champion, but to show the public that Canelo is a true champion who wants to face the best in the world - [including] the young faces, the undefeated fighters, and the champions of the sport," De La Hoya said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Heavy Heart on 04-10-2013

[QUOTE=TangInaMo Floyd;13228476]Golden Boy Vs Canelo...Sept. 2013 Showtime PPV fight:luvbed:[/QUOTE] Bwa hahahahahaha

Comment by Leohappy on 04-09-2013

oscar always picks the wrong guy to win.

Comment by mathed on 04-09-2013

[QUOTE=AHUEVO;13227099]Aaaa I can't wait to see this fight. Mark my words, as soon as Canelo lands the first clean combo, Trout will back-up and lose the mental battle. Subsequently, losing the punching battle and finally the standing battle. Canelo by…

Comment by rckdees on 04-09-2013

after watching his last few fights i thought alvarez was up coming, but listening to de la hoya whistle through the grave yard with his praise of alvarez, after intially not wanting the fight, i can't help but think this…

Comment by richardt on 04-09-2013

One thing about King Fishnet is when he is at ringside and his fighter loses, you can see it written all over his face. He would probably crap his pants if Trout wins. I'm going to make a bold prediction:…

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