Promoter Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions sends his warmest congratulations to his fighter, WBA Super Welterweight World Champion and boxing's newest superstar, Austin "No Doubt" Trout (26-0, 14 KOs).
With the world watching last Saturday night, Trout scored a unanimous (117-111, 117-111 and 119-109) decision over multiple world champion Miguel Cotto at Madison Square Garden.
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Cohen says he's still on cloud nine. "Austin is a very special kid. To perform under those circumstances the way he did in front of 15,000 people who wanted him to lose. For him to block it out and rise to the occasion the way he did was a beautiful thing to be a part of."
Cohen says it was a mix of factors that led him to put such stock and belief in a then-unknown fighter years ago when the pair began working together.
"I loved the way he boxed and I've always been a fan of how cool he is. He's such an unflappable kid. His first defense was against...