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Saul Alvarez unifies 154-pound titles

Updated: April 23, 2013, 1:58 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO -- Saul "Canelo" Alvarez eagerly grabbed the WBA championship belt he had just won by unanimously outpointing Austin Trout on Saturday night at the Alamodome.

Alvarez (42-0-1) unified the 154-pound titles with a dominant victory, retaining his WBC super welterweight championship along with the vacant Ring Magazine belt. But it was the WBA belt that was the ultimate prize -- and it wasn't his.

"This is for my brother," Alvarez said.

Alvarez's brother, Rigoberto, ...

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