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Miguel Cotto, Austin Trout to fight

Updated: September 7, 2012, 10:32 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Puerto Rican star Miguel Cotto, who was in the running to face Manny Pacquiao in a rematch this fall, is off the list after announcing Friday night that he will challenge junior middleweight titleholder Austin Trout.

Cotto and Trout will meet Dec. 1 at Madison Square Garden in New York, Cotto said on his official Twitter account.

"I officially announce that my fight on Dec. 1st at MSG will be with the undefeated WBA (junior middleweight titlist) Austin Trout," Cotto wrote.

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