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Canelo Alvarez faces greatest challenge from Trout

Updated: April 19, 2013, 12:17 PM ET
Associated Press

Saul Alvarez has burned to fight Austin Trout ever since he sat ringside two years ago while Trout beat up his older brother and took his championship belt.

That's why Canelo cast aside caution and put himself in the most daunting fight of his young boxing career.

Alvarez (41-0-1, 30 KOs) will face Trout (26-0, 14 KOs) in a 154-pound title unification bout in San Antonio on Saturday night, hoping to prove he's capable of beating the junior middleweight division's best fighters.

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