Canelo Alvarez will defend his WBC light middleweight title on April 20, 2013 at the Alamodome in San Antonio against WBA Light Middleweight champion and Ring No. 3 ranked Light Middleweight, Austin Trout on Showtime Championship Boxing.
The Canelo Alvarez vs. Austin Trout fight is an important fight because it is a light middleweight unification bout and vacant Ring magazine light middleweight title is up for grabs to determine who is the best 154 pounder in the world.
The two undefeated champions are in an interesting style match up of a come forward boxer puncher versus a crafty defensive fighter who can also mix it up from time to time. Trout has the height and reach advantage. Canelo although only 22 years old has plenty of experience with over 40 fights under his belt. For Canelo his dream is to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. and he believes beating Austin Trout will move him one step closer to that goal.
Find out who wins the Canelo Alvarez vs. Austin Trout WBC/WBA championship bout by watching the results live on Showtime Championship boxing April 20 at 10/7 pm ET/PT on Showtime cable network (check your local cable listings for channel).