Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 11/3/14

LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 14: Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico looks on before taking on Manny Pacquiao during their WBO welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 14, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Austin Trout is coming off a career defining win on December 1st over Miguel Cotto. It is no secret that Trout desires to fight the division’s star attraction, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, in the spring. However, the Alvarez camp is currently weighing various opponents and may opt to go in a different direction. So what are Trout’s logical options should Canelo fight someone else in the spring? I will analyze some choices the reigning WBA Junior Middleweight Champion may be facing in the coming weeks. Jermain Taylor Before everyone jumps all over me, remember the piece is about likely potential opponents - not the "best" opponents. Personally, I do not want to see this match. But I am analyzing logical fights and this certainly makes a lot of sense. Trout needs to fight someone next who has something to offer. Jermain Taylor offers a big name. Taylor also has shown to be very vulnerable of late. And hence a big name in a low risk fight makes tons of sense. While Taylor is campaigni...
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