Good news and bad news coming in, as the Saul "Canelo" Alvarez vs. Austin "No Doubt" Trout fight looks increasingly more official, with just the official paperwork still waiting to be completed. However, it is now being moved off of the May 4th Floyd Mayweather vs. Robert Guerrero pay-per-view, and put onto an April 20 card taking place in San Antonio, Texas. While it's great that Canelo vs. Trout will indeed be happening, it's an unfortunate move away from what could have been a truly special and memorable event.
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Somehow, what was supposed to be a super-card, with three stellar fights lined up, now looks increasingly like more of the same old business: throw one big star on a PPV event, charge as much as you can, sell as much as you can, and don't worry about putting on a high quality undercard.
Remember, the May 4 Showtime PPV was supposed to be a bonanza, with Floyd Mayweather vs. Robert Guerrero, Canelo vs. Trout, and...