2011-03-12 Miguel Cotto w rsc 12 Ricardo Mayorga, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBA
On 11 June at the Miguel Barragan Auditorium, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, Austin Trout retained his WBA ‘second tier’ title when outpointing David Lopez over 12 rounds. He went on to defend the ‘second tier’ title when stopping Frank LoPorto in the sixth round at the Cohen Stadium, El Paso, Texas, USA on 11 November.
Earlier, on 19 October, Anthony Mundine had outpointed Rigoberto Alvarez over 12 rounds to win the WBA ‘interim’ title at the Entertainment Centre, Newcastle, Australia. Mundine forfeited his title in early May 2012 when refusing to take on the WBA ‘second tier’ champion, Trout.