Trout seeks breakout performance

Victory over Miguel Cotto would get Austin Trout some recognition in the division

Updated: November 30, 2012, 2:50 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- If you are not familiar with Austin Trout, you are not alone, but he is aiming to change that in a big way.

"I don't want to be anonymous anymore," Trout said this week.

Although Trout owns a junior middleweight world title, it has brought him very little recognition among boxing fans even though he had a strong amateur background -- he was 2004 U.S. Olympic alternate -- and has made two defenses.

But he can put himself on the map by winning defense ...

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