Found December 01, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules:
PLAYERS: Miguel CottoJim Gray
NEW YORK CITY -- Most thought Austin Trout had a dangerous style for Miguel Cotto, and Trout's speed, defense, craft and natural size advantage made him a popular upset pick for some. "Most" were right, and "some" were even righter: Trout went into Cotto's adopted home Saturday on Showtime, Madison Square Garden, and got a deserved decision victory in environs that have not been welcoming to Cotto opponents. Trout started off smartly, working angles, using his legs and forcing Cotto to expend a lot of energy to find him. Trout boxed brilliantly throughout, in fact, going downstairs, firing combinations up and down. But Cotto did appear to find a rhythm over a few of the middle rounds, dialing in his right cross and firing his strange lead left less like a jab and more like a power punch. When he cornered Trout along the ropes in those rounds, unlike the first couple, he was able to evade Trout's clinches and land some punches inside with his free ...
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