Found December 04, 2012 on
Pro Boxing Fans:
Following the surprising Miguel Cotto vs. Austin Trout results, it's time to revisit the rankings in the loaded junior middleweight division. How high does Austin Trout climb in the top 10 at 154 lbs, and does he deserve the number 1 position? How far does Miguel Cotto fall? Where's Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in all of this? Take a look at our updated divisional rankings right here.
---> Updated junior middleweight division rankings
The top 10 in this division is loaded, and has been for quite some time. Trout had been on the outside looking in, without many notable wins on the ledger. The dominant showing over Delvin Rodriguez to the top 5, and now he'll climb even higher. Is he the best guy at the weight though? That's tough to say, but he's starting to build the kind of credentials which warrant a top spot.
As for Cotto, he's certainly far from done. He should still be recognized as one of the better guys in the division, although he's coming o...
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