Mayweather to fight Alvarez in September

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Updated: May 30, 2013

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. has agreed to fight Saul
“Canelo” Alvarez on Sept. 14 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

“I’m giving the fans what they want,” Mayweather said in a message via
Twitter.

Mayweather fought May 4 and remained unbeaten with a unanimous decision over
Robert Guerrero to retain his WBC welterweight belt. The 36-year-old
Mayweather (44-0, 26 KOs) will take on a fighter who is the WBC and WBA light
middleweight title holder.

Alvarez (42-0-1, 30 KOs) scored a 12-round unanimous decision over Austin
Trout on April 20 to unify the belts.