Floyd Mayweather Has Picked His Next Opponent [VIDEO]
Floyd "Money" Mayweather Jr.'s in now 44-0 after his last fight against Robert "Ghost" Guerrero. If you seen it, you already know Guerrero was no match for Mayweather at all. However, his next contender may be a different story.
Money Mayweather took to twitter and announced that he has picked his next opponent. It's other than rising boxing star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. So, it's on and word has it the bout is set for Sept. 14 in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand.
Mayweathers opponent is 22 and is undefeated in 42 fights. In his last fight, Canelo defeated Austin Trout on April 20 in a unanimous decision. Some naysayers claim Floyd avoided Canelo to fight Robert Guerrero, who he easily bested earlier this month. But that's neither here nor there. One things for sure, the pay per view buys for Mayweathers last fight were pretty low, however word of his new fight is already generating made hype.
Meanwhile, the fight with Canelo could also yield a larger payday for Mayweather, as its speculated that he’ll get upwards of $50 million for the fight. That would make Money Mayweather's highest pay day ever.