Sound As A Trout In The Garden.
Austin Trout gatecrashed the 154lbs. party on Saturday night when he pulled off a shock win over boxing mega-star Miguel Cotto in Madison Square Garden. Trout was a deserving and convincing points winner on scores of 117-111 (twice),119-109 (too wide). Trout came on strong over the second half of the fight and Cotto wilted under the pressure, silencing his partisan crowd. It is huge win for Trout as he moves from obscure title holder to one of the leading contenders to challenge Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather.
Trout, 26-0 (14), started well showing good composure and landed the cleaner shots, some right hooks, straight lefts from the southpaw stance.
Cotto, 37-4 (30), throughout the fight had trouble with his accuracy and timing. In the first half of the fight he applied decent pressure but too many times he fell short with his punches. I gave…
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