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Jarrett Hurd vs. Austin Trout
Jarrett Hurd defends his IBF 154-lb title against Austin Trout on October 14 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Jarrett Hurt vs. Austin Trout Title Fight set for October 14 at Barclays Center

Las Cruces Boxer Austin Trout Set to Face Jarrett Hurd for IBF Title on October 14th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York

Jarrett Hurd vs. Austin Trout

Jarrett Hurd takes on Las Cruces, New Mexico’s Austin Trout for the IBF Junior Middleweight title on October 14

Earlier today, Premier Boxing Champions announced via a press release that Las Cruces, New Mexico boxer Austin Trout will officially be For the last two months, Trout, 31, and Hurd (26) have had at least three scheduled fight dates moved as promotional details, such as the securing of a venue, were finalized.

The bout will end the longest layoff for Trout (30-3, 17KOs) in his career of 16 months. For Hurd, 26, this will be the first time he defends the IBF Light Middleweight title since claiming it against Tony Harrison this past February.

The fight will air live on Showtime as part of a loaded triple-header which also includes bouts between former Trout foe Erislandy Lara (22-2-2, 14KOs) against 2012 U.S. Olympian Terrell Gausha (20-0, 9KOs) while current WBC Super Welterweight champion Jermell Charlo (29-0, 14KOs) takes on Erickson Lubin (18-0, 13KOs)

Tickets go on sale Friday August 31 at 10amET and can be purchased on TICKETMASTER.com

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