Canelo lands Trout, come what may

Against his team's wishes, one undefeated 154-pound titlist picks another

Updated: April 20, 2013, 10:56 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez has already achieved so much in his career. The 22-year-old won a vacant junior middleweight world title at age 20, has made five dominant title defenses and became Mexico's most popular active fighter.

But if there has been one thing for critics to pick at like a nasty scab, it's the level of opponents Alvarez has faced. Yes, Canelo has dominated his fights, packed in crowds -- in Mexico and in the United States -- and generated millions of dollars. But none of that ...

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