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 Last update:  2/20/2013       Read more by Miguel Rivera         
   
Sulaiman Expects Canelo To Avenge Mexico, Beat Trout
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By Miguel Rivera

WBA "regular" junior middleweight champion Austin "No Doubt" Trout is the perfect opponent for WBC king Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, according to World Boxing Council President Jose Sulaiman. In his past fights, Trout defeated David Lopez and also dominated Canelo's older brother Rigoberto Alvarez. The two fighters are close to a deal to face each other on May 4th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The card will be headlined by a welterweight  battle between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero.

"Trout will be a great challenger, but Canelo is one of our strongest champions and I'm sure that he will demonstrate his ability and talent in this fight. Trout is a southpaw, skillful, fast and unbeaten. To achieve victory, Alvarez must cover all of his bases and be consistent in throwing punches," Sulaiman added.

Canelo, only 22-years-old, has a record of 41-0, 30 knockouts and a single draw. Trout is 26-0 with 14 knockouts. In his most recent performance, won a clear twelve round unanimous decision over Puerto Rican superstar Miguel Cotto last December in New York.

Tags: Saul Alvarez , Austin Trout , Canelo-Trout , Canelo vs Trout , Jose Sulaiman



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comment by STREET CLEANER, on 02-22-2013
[QUOTE=BIGLEX]Damn, lots of Canelo haters on here! These same haters are gonna try hopping on his nutts too once Canelo wins lol. Viva MEXICO[/QUOTE] It's not hating it is the truth. He hasn't faced anybody and has a major title for a while. Being the champ means facing all top commers espec...

comment by Jakutindi Wauya, on 02-21-2013
Canelo can have his father as the ref,his mother as a judge and his brother as another judge with Sulaiman being the third he still cant beat TRout.

comment by Fighting_Pride, on 02-20-2013
canelo is gonna play into trout's style and gets embarrassed. trout by UD

comment by Vic123, on 02-20-2013
I can't wait till canelo kos trout then all the haters will say trout was a nobody you guys keep using that cotto fight as a example but cotto has no power and canelo pacs a big punch canelo will get inside work the body and put him away in 10

comment by Pin Galarga, on 02-20-2013
Trout was the wrong pick for Cotto and its the wrong pick for Canelo. A tall southpaw with long reach, good boxing, good chin and good power will make anyone look back and even if Canelo is crispier and faster than Cotto, He has never faced a guy like Trout who has seen a lot of Canelo's in his c...

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