LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather will fight young Mexican star Canelo Alvarez on Sept. 14 at the MGM Grand.
“I chose my opponent for September 14th and it’s Canelo Alvarez,” Mayweather said Wednesday night on Twitter. “I’m giving the fans what they want. It will be at the MGM Grand.”
Alvarez sent a tweet in Spanish announcing the fight.
The 36-year-old Mayweather is unbeaten in 44 fights, the last a unanimous 12-round decision over Robert Guerrero on May 4 at the MGM Grand in defense of his 147-pound title.
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