You've probably heard the great news, or you are waking up and reading it now... Floyd "Money" Mayweather vs. Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez is on! Here is a list of 5 things you should know regarding Money vs. Canelo.
1. The fight is official. The news was first broken on twitter via Floyd "Money" Mayweather Jr. himself at @FloydMayweather . (See Tweet Below.)
2. The fight is set for September 14th.
3. The venue is
will take place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada and obviously be distributed by Showtime.
4. According to Richard Schaefer (as reported on MaxBoxing), a catchweight of 152 pounds has been agreed upon by both parties.
5. Steve Kim of MaxBoxing has also confirm that Schaefer has told him there is no rehydration limit for Mayweather-Alvarez. (See tweet Below).
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.