By Craig Miller-
(CBS) Last night Floyd Mayweather Jr. made an announcement on Twitter that he will be fighting Saul Canelo Alvarez on September 14th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Tweet read “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.”
Steve Kim is highly regarded as one of the best boxing writers in the country and is the lead columnist for maxboxing.com. (Follow Steve on Twitter @stevemaxboxing) Steve, along with his staff, spoke with the CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, Richard Schaefer, to confirm the news about Floyd Mayweather’s next fight.
The fight between Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez is the matchup everyone wants to see. Listen to Steve as he explains the details of the fight and how both sides came to an agreement.
In addition to acting as a producer for The Mully and Hanley Show, heard Monday-Friday from 5am-9am on 670 The Score, Craig covers boxing for 670TheScore.com/boxing. Follow Craig on Twitter @CraigMiller670