Mexican boxing star Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez to fight in San Antonio

Alvarez scheduled to fight Austin Trout at Alamodome on April 20

Published On: Feb 28 2013 05:22:44 AM CST   Updated On: Feb 28 2013 05:18:52 PM CST
Canelo Alvarez
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ESPN.com reported rising Mexican boxing star Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will fight in San Antonio this April in one of the premier bouts of the year.

Alvarez is scheduled to fight Austin Trout at the Alamodome on April 20. Alvarez has a record of 41-0-1 while Trout is also undefeated at 26-0.

Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com the title fight will be the main event of a Showtime card.

This will be Alvarez's sixth defense of his WBC junior middleweight crown. Trout is the WBA junior middleweight champion and was born just outside of Texas in Las Cruces, N.M.