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Austin Trout News
PBC fighters may be stars inside the ring, but they all agree that when it comes to declaring who the true champions are—it's the women who raised them.
Houston-based Jermell Charlo, who now lives in LA, makes the third defense of his WBC title against former world champion Austin Trout in a Showtime-televised title doubleheader in his own backyard at the Staples Center.
Despite being stopped for the first time in his career back in October, the former 154-pound world champion says he's got another championship run in him.
Austin Trout Fights
Win vs Juan De Angel 20-7-1
Feb 17, 2018 • Don Haskins Convention Center, El Paso, Texas, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Juan De Angel by UD in Round 8 of 8
LOSS vs Jarrett Hurd 30-3-0
Oct 14, 2017 • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
Jarrett Hurd WINS against Austin Trout by TKO in Round 10 of 12
LOSS vs Jermall Charlo
May 21, 2016 • The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas
Jermall Charlo WINS against Austin Trout by UD in Round 12 of 12
Win vs Joey Hernandez
Sep 08, 2015 • Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles
Austin Trout WINS against Joey Hernandez by KO in Round 6 of 10
Win vs Luis Galarza 20-3-0
May 09, 2015 • State Farm Arena, Hidalgo, Texas, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Luis Galarza by in Round 0 of 10
Win vs Luis Grajeda 18-3-2
Dec 11, 2014 • Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, California, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Luis Grajeda by RTD in Round 7 of 10
Win vs Daniel Dawson 40-3-1
Aug 22, 2014 • Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, California, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Daniel Dawson by UD in Round 10 of 10
LOSS vs Erislandy Lara 18-1-2
Dec 07, 2013 • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Erislandy Lara WINS against Austin Trout by UD in Round 12 of 12
Loss vs Saul Alvarez 41-0-1
Apr 20, 2013 • Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Austin Trout LOSES to Saul Alvarez by UD in Round 12 of 12
Win vs Miguel Cotto 37-3-0
Dec 01, 2012 • Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Miguel Cotto by UD in Round 12 of 12
Win vs Delvin Rodriguez 26-5-3
Jun 02, 2012 • Home Depot Center, Carson, California, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Delvin Rodriguez by UD in Round 12 of 12
Win vs Frank LoPorto 15-4-2
Nov 11, 2011 • Cohen Stadium, El Paso, Texas, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Frank LoPorto by TKO in Round 6 of 12
Win vs David Lopez 40-12-0
Jun 11, 2011 • Auditorio Miguel Barragan, San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosí, Mexico
Austin Trout WINS against David Lopez by UD in Round 12 of 12
Win vs David Alonso Lopez 40-12-0
Jun 11, 2011 • Auditorio Miguel Barragan, San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosí, Mexico
Austin Trout WINS against David Alonso Lopez by UD in Round 12 of 12
WIN vs Rigoberto Alvarez 27-2-0
Feb 05, 2011 • Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Rigoberto Alvarez LOSES to Austin Trout by UD in Round 12 of 12
Win vs Taronze Washington 13-10-0
Nov 05, 2009 • Petroleum Club, Dallas, Texas, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Taronze Washington by UD in Round 12 of 12
Win vs Nilson Julio Tapia 11-1-1
Sep 05, 2009 • Arena Roberto Duran, Panama City, Panama
Austin Trout WINS against Nilson Julio Tapia by MD in Round 11 of 11
Win vs Marcos Primera 20-17-2
Jul 31, 2009 • Pan American Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Marcos Primera by UD in Round 8 of 8
Win vs Shawn Garnett 11-5-2
Jun 26, 2009 • Casino Rama, Rama, Ontario, Canada
Austin Trout WINS against Shawn Garnett by UD in Round 8 of 8
Win vs Martin Avila 9-4-0
Mar 14, 2009 • Auditorio Centenario, Torreon, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexico
Austin Trout WINS against Martin Avila by TKO in Round 4 of 12
Win vs Bradley Thompson 15-13-1
Nov 20, 2008 • Crowne Plaza Hotel, Houston, Texas, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Bradley Thompson by RTD in Round 3 of 4
Win vs Byron Tyson 9-0-2
Jul 09, 2008 • Grand Plaza Hotel, Houston, Texas, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Byron Tyson by UD in Round 8 of 8
Win vs Steve Verdin 8-38-2
May 02, 2008 • County Coliseum, El Paso, Texas, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Steve Verdin by TKO in Round 2 of 6
Win vs Erik Rafael Esquivel 16-5-1
Dec 21, 2007 • Dickerson's Event Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Erik Rafael Esquivel by UD in Round 6 of 6
Win vs Roderick McGary 1-0-0
Nov 17, 2007 • Kruse Auction Park, Auburn, Indiana, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Roderick McGary by TKO in Round 1 of 6
Win vs Nelson Estupinan 13-5-0
Jul 27, 2007 • Isleta Casino & Resort, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Nelson Estupinan by TKO in Round 2 of 6
Win vs Abdias Castillo 10-20-1
May 25, 2007 • Isleta Casino & Resort, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Abdias Castillo by UD in Round 6 of 6
Win vs Julio Perez 4-4-1
Apr 27, 2007 • Grand Plaza Hotel, Houston, Texas, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Julio Perez by UD in Round 6 of 6
Win vs Raul Munoz 19-9-1
Jan 05, 2007 • Dickerson's Event Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Raul Munoz by KO in Round 5 of 6
Win vs Cardyl Finley 6-17-1
Dec 15, 2006 • Grand Plaza Hotel, Houston, Texas, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Cardyl Finley by KO in Round 2 of 6
Win vs Dustin Lilly 0-0-0
Sep 29, 2006 • Burnin' Downtown Festival, Topeka, Kansas, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Dustin Lilly by TKO in Round 1 of 4
Win vs Jerry Perez 10-13-4
Sep 01, 2006 • Route 66 Casino, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Jerry Perez by KO in Round 3 of 6
Win vs Jeremy Berger 0-2-0
Mar 04, 2006 • Expocenter, Topeka, Kansas, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Jeremy Berger by TKO in Round 1 of 4
Win vs Anthony Torres 0-3-0
Feb 04, 2006 • Don Haskins Convention Center, El Paso, Texas, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Anthony Torres by TKO in Round 3 of 4
Win vs Josh Pankey 0-0-0
Dec 10, 2005 • Legion Hall, Blairstown, Iowa, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Josh Pankey by TKO in Round 1 of 4
Win vs Justo Almazan 14-44-5
Sep 16, 2005 • Isleta Casino & Resort, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Austin Trout WINS against Justo Almazan by TKO in Round 3 of 4
Austin Trout Bio
Talk to Austin Trout for a few minutes, and you’d never guess this easygoing guy with quick wit is a heavy hitter with more than a few impressive notches in the ring posts. But you’d be oh-so-wrong in your assessment of one of the top 154-pounders in the game.
Driving mom crazy
As a 10-year-old already involved in a bevy of sports, all it took was a drive past a Las Cruces, New Mexico, boxing gym to get a young Austin Trout itching to give the sport a try. His mother, M.J., wasn’t thrilled about having to chauffeur her son to his newfound interest on top of baseball, soccer and the rest, but she went along with it.
Even though M.J. cried during Trout’s first fights, she quickly came around. By the time seventh grade rolled around and Trout wanted to try basketball, she told him if it was going on at the same time as boxing, he’d have to choose one or the other. “I thank her for that, because I’m not very good at basketball,” Trout says.
By the age of 19, the southpaw had compiled a 163-42-1 amateur record, a 2004 U.S. Amateur Championship at 147 pounds, and was a runner-up to make the ’04 U.S. Olympic squad.
With little left to prove as an amateur, Trout made his professional debut two days before his 20th birthday, scoring a third-round TKO of Justo Almazan in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in September 2005.
The road warrior
Trout campaigned largely in the Southwest over the first four years of his career, going 21-0 to set up his first title shot.
He had to endure a 15-month layoff before getting his opportunity in February 2011, but in order to become a world champion he’d have to defeat Rigoberto Alvarez in his opponent’s native state of Jalisco, Mexico.
Trout not only dominated Alvarez on his home turf, winning 11 of the 12 rounds on all three judges’ scorecards, but he returned to Mexico four months later to make his first title defense against David Lopez. In that fight, Trout scored an 11th-round knockdown and won another wide unanimous decision.
Trout defended his world title twice more, against Frank LoPorto and Delvin Rodriguez, before taking on three-division champion Miguel Cotto at New York’s Madison Square Garden in December 2012.
Fighting before an overwhelmingly pro-Cotto crowd, Trout outworked and outboxed his Puerto Rican opponent, sweeping the decision by scores of 117-111 twice and 119-109.
Tough at the top
Things got no easier for Trout in his next title defense as he took on Saul “Canelo” Alvarez in April 2013 in front of 40,000 mostly pro-Alvarez fanatics at the Alamodome in San Antonio.
Trout, who came into the battle of unbeatens as a nearly 2-to-1 underdog despite being the champ, was sent to the canvas for the first time in his career in the seventh round. He would stand tall the rest of the way, but Alvarez won a unanimous decision.
With his championship run halted, Trout didn’t waste any time getting right back into the title hunt with a fight against Erislandy Lara in Brooklyn, New York, in December 2013. Lara controlled the fight, however, and knocked down Trout in the 11th round en route to winning a unanimous decision.
Trout regrouped with two wins in Temecula, California, in 2014. In August, he was floored twice in the third round by Daniel Dawson, but roared back to take a wide 10-round unanimous decision. He then stopped Luis Grajeda in seven rounds in December.
Trout continued his climb back to the top as he made his Premier Boxing Champions debut in May 2015 with a seventh-round TKO of Luis Galarza in Hidalgo, Texas.