The community is invited to join the Dona Ana County Sheriffs Department as they "send-off" Las Cruces' own WBA World Super Welterweight Champion, Austin "No Doubt" Trout. Trout is leaving to Madison Square Garden in New York City to defend his title against legendary boxer, Miguel Cotto, on Saturday December 1st.
The escort begins at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 27th at the Dona Ana County Building, 845 N. Motel Blvd., in Las Cruces. The bout will be televised live on Showtime with preliminary bouts beginning at 7:00 p.m. MST. This will be the biggest and most important fight of Trouts career.
Trout began boxing at the age of 10-years-old with the Las Cruces Police Athletic League (PAL) Boxing Club. Las Cruces PAL Boxing is an organization that takes "at-risk" youth off the streets and teaches them decipline through boxing.