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Fox Deportes Classics to Feature Exciting Fights Showcasing Miguel Cotto & Austin Trout on November 24 Ahead of Their December 1 World Title Clash

by on Nov.22, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Cotto vs. Mosley & Trout vs. Alvarez to Be Re-Aired

LOS ANGELES, CA, November 21, 2012 – Puerto Rican superstar Miguel Cotto returns to his home away from home on December 1 at Madison Square Garden in New York City where he will challenge Austin Trout for his WBA Super Welterweight World Championship. Before this meeting of champions in the “Mecca of Boxing,” FOX Deportes Classics delivers two of these fighters’ most impressive victories on Saturday, November 24 at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT.

First, the Classics will go back to February 5, 2011 when Trout shocked the boxing world by defeating Canelo Alvarez’ brother, Rigoberto Alvarez for the WBA Interim Super Welterweight crown. Then, the main event showcases Cotto as he entered the ring at Madison Square Garden on November 10, 2007 in an exciting 12-round welterweight championship bout against fellow superstar Sugar Shane Mosley. (continue reading…)

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Rigoberto Alvarez Makes His First Title Defense on February 5 Against Unbeaten Austin Trout on Televisa in Guadalajara, Mexico

by on Jan.31, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, CA, January 31, 2010 – Mexican sensation Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has been the talk of the boxing world for the last two years, but on Saturday, February 5, his older brother Rigoberto Alvarez will be making some noise of his own when he defends his WBA Interim Super Welterweight World Title against El Paso, Texas’ unbeaten Austin Trout in the main event of Televisa’s Saturday night boxing series Sabados De Corona.  The 12 round fight will take place at Arena Coliseo in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

In the co-featured bout scheduled for 12 rounds, Nayarit, Mexico’s Jesus Silvestre and Managua, Nicaragua’s Yader Escobar will battle it out in a WBA junior flyweight title elimination bout. (continue reading…)

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