The most anticipated fight is just around the corner! Eight-time and five-division world champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather will face undefeated Mexican boxing star and Super Welterweight World Champ, Canelo Alvarez.
This is one fight that has both sides of supporters debating on who will really win. The match will be on Saturday, Sept 14, 2013 at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. For those throwing watch-parties, it will air Live on Showtime PPV at 9:00Pm Eastern time.
Mayweather has a history of great defeats on his book. This remarkable boxer has managed to bring some of the greatest audiences and viewers to Las Vegas. Some of his past contenders have been Oscar De La Hoya, Sugar Shane Mosley, Juan Manuel Marquez, Victor Ortiz, Miguel Cotto and the most recently Robert Guerrero, beating every single one of these. With 44 wins on his card, Mayweather is looking to make his win over Canelo his 45th.
However Canelo is not giving up without a fight. With only 22 years of age, this originator from Guadalajara, Jalisco, is willing to defend his title as world champion. Some of his past contenders have been Miguel Cotto, Sugar Shane Mosley, Ryan Rhodes, Alfonso Gomez, Josesito Lopez and the most recent one Austin Trout, which was given to Canelo unanimously. Canelo has his eyes on win #43 and plans on giving his Mexican followers another reason to celebrate on Mexican Independence weekend (Sept 15-16).
Start making your bets for this intense match! All pride, honor and power will be on the line. Only one will win on September 14.