Chris Robinson continues the dialogue with former multi-division world champion Nonito Donaire (31-2, 20 KO’s), as she speaks on Floyd Mayweather’s impressive shutout victory over Saul Alvarez while showing praise to Danny Garcia for his victory on the undercard vs. Lucas Matthysse Continue reading →
Reporter Sergio Venegas catches up with boxing advisor Sam Watson, as he speaks on his fighter Austin Trout’s decision loss to Saul Alvarez on Saturday night, April 20th, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Continue reading →
Reporter Sergio Venegas was on hand inside of the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas as WBC junior middleweight champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and his team made their exit from the buidling following the victory over Austin Trout Continue reading →
Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Austin Trout in action on Saturday night in San Antonio (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)
By Chris Robinson
On Saturday night, former HBO analyst Larry Merchant was again in the thick of the action as WBC junior middleweight champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez added the WBA bauble to his collection with a unanimous decision victory over former champion Austin Trout.
Calling the action from ringside for Golden Boy Promotions’ international broadcast, Merchant seemed to favor Alvarez’s precise punching over Trout’s determined fortitude, with a seventh round knockdown scored by ‘Canelo’ certainly helping his cause.
Three judges would agree, as scores of 118-109, 116-111, and 115-112 all favored the Jalisco, Mexico native.
Shortly after the bout, I touched base with Merchant, who shared with me his thoughts on Alvarez’s rising star status as well as his opinion as to why a fight with pound for pound stalwart Floyd Mayweather isn’t on the near horizon. Continue reading →