Mayweather to fight Alvarez in September

Updated: May 30, 2013


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

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.