Austin Trout Takes on Terrell Gausha In Biloxi

Austin Trout vs Terrell Gausha

On Saturday, 25 May 2019, Austin Trout (31-5-0 17 KOs) will take on Terrell Gausha (21-5-0 10 KOs) at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. The super welterweight bout is scheduled for 10 rounds.

I’m a big Austin Trout fan. I’ve seen him fight tooth and nail with some of the best fighters in the world. He has 5 losses on his record to date; Jermell Charlo, Jermall Charlo, Jarrett Hurd, Erislandy Lara (2013), and Canelo. If you’re going to have 5 losses, those are some pretty good men to lose to.

His majority decision loss to Jermell Charlo was a classic example of what makes him so tough. He’s a craft lefty who’s tough to put down and can continue to steal rounds from anyone. I kept expecting Charlo to turn the jets on and dust Trout but by the 6th round it became clear Charlo was in a dog fight.

It’s a really good test for Gausha. The men share a loss to Lara but other than that Gausha’s record is perfect. Only 10 knockouts in 21 wins but his last fight was a knockout win over Joey Hernandez.

It’s difficult to get overly hype for two 30+ middleweights who appear to be destined as journeymen, but this contest has chess match written all over it.

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Nik enjoys bantamweight wars, good body work, and boxers who work on their craft. In his spare time he spends time with his family, or away from them in his work shop.