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Trout: Canelo Was Better Than Me, No Excuses

SAN ANTONIO — Mexico's Saul Alvarez unified the super welterweight titles by unanimously outpointing American southpaw Austin Trout over 12 rounds on Saturday at the Alamodome. Alvarez (42-0-1) successfully defended his WBC title and won the WBA and Ring Magazine super welterweight championships, receiving winning scores of 115-112, 116-111 and 118-109. Alvarez's brother, Rigoberto, lost the WBA title to Trout in February 2011 in the family's hometown of Guadalajara.

Alvarez knocked down Trout (26-1) once and staggered him several times to the delight of the crowd of 39,247 that continually chanted "Mexico! Mexico!"

"He was better than me," Trout said. "I have no excuses. He was quicker, stronger, he was the better man. I accept my defeat humbly and promise I'll be back. I promise I'll go back to the drawing board and come back stronger. He caught me with a good shot. I wasn't sleeping on him. I was prepared for this fight, but the better man won. He was a good fighter. He boxed a lot better than I tought. He moved a lot better than I thought. Not that I underestimated him, but he was a totally different fighter."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Big Bahir on 04-22-2013

Smh those mexican scumbags screwed trout… The judges got there pockets lined by GBP… I will never pay for another GB fight it will be streamed and I will never watch that breast fed bum cinnamon ever again… Never thought…

Comment by rogdogx on 04-21-2013

The open scoring did affect the way the last rounds were fought. Canelo got to sit back a bit and throw his heavy counter shots. At the end of the day I had Canelo winning a one point decision but…

Comment by Muscles72 on 04-21-2013

[QUOTE=Pez;13278789]Trout should give himself more credit. It was a very close fight, I had him up by a point.[/QUOTE] He should definitely give himself more credit some how I think they're goin to fight again not sure if trout should've…

Comment by Muscles72 on 04-21-2013

Props to trout he fought a good fight I thought it was a lot closer though I'm sure they'll meet up again although there are some exciting fights to make at 154 with Kirkland or angulo but wow great fight…

Comment by Pez on 04-21-2013

Trout should give himself more credit. It was a very close fight, I had him up by a point.

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