Floyd Mayweather vs. Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez set for September 14th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas
I chose my opponent for September 14th and it's Canelo Alvarez. I'm giving the fans what they want. It will be at the MGM Grand.
— Floyd Mayweather (@FloydMayweather) May 30, 2013
As seen in a personal post on Twitter on late Wednesday afternoon, undefeated WBC welterweight and WBA junior middleweight champion Floyd Mayweather (44-0, 26 KO’s) announced that he will be facing off with fellow WBA and WBC kingpin Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on September 14th in Las Vegas, Nevada at the MGM Grand.
The fight, a junior middleweight unification, will be held at a catch-weight of 152 pounds as opposed to the division’s limit of 154 pounds. Showtime pay-per-view will carry the event.
Expect much more on this breaking story in the coming hours.
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