Austin Trout defeated Miguel Cotto by a unanimous decision in a 12-round junior middleweight fight Saturday at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Trout (26-0, 14 knockouts) outboxed Cotto (37-4, 30 KOs) from the beginning, using his height and hand speed to his advantage. Cotto has his moments in Rounds 3-6 but Trout took firm control in the second half of the fight to win going away.
The judges scored it 117-111, 117-111 and 119-109.
A full report will follow shortly.
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