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Photos: Mayweather-Canelo Press Conference Explosion

The most compelling and anticipated fight in boxing is officially set as the sport's No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter, undefeated Eight-Time, Five-Division World Champion Floyd "Money" Mayweather will face undefeated Mexican star and Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez in "THE ONE: MAYWEATHER VS. CANELO" on Saturday, Sept. 14 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, live on
SHOWTIME PPV®.

The marquee matchup was initially announced by Mayweather via his Twitter account on May 29 setting the sports world abuzz.  The bout will be a Super Welterweight World Championship contested for the WBC, WBA Super, WBA and Ring Magazine Super Welterweight World Championships on Mexican Independence Day weekend, one of the two biggest weekends on the boxing calendar.  The fight will be promoted by Mayweather Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions and Canelo Promotions.

The event is sponsored by Corona, O'Reilly Auto Parts and Valvoline and will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.  The event can be heard in Spanish using secondary audio programming (SAP).

Tickets priced at $2,000, $1,500, $1,000, $600 and $350, not including applicable service charges and taxes, with a total ticket limit of 12 per person (a limit of 10 per person at the $2,000, $1,500, $1,000 and $600 price levels and a limit of two [2] per person at the $350 price level), go on sale Tuesday, June 25 at 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT.  To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.  Tickets also will be available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com .

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Derranged on 06-25-2013

Canelo has big friggin head, never noticed before. Can't see Mayweather hurting him.

Comment by M4RK on 06-25-2013

[QUOTE=hayZ;13503064]I thought Canelo was meant to be taller than Mayweather, they look the same height. It does not look like a mismatch physically AT ALL like people were saying.[/QUOTE] Mayweather is bigger, according to the tape. Longer reach, same height.

Comment by DARKSEID on 06-25-2013

[QUOTE=wazaa.;13501351][IMG]http://www.boxingscene.com/uploads/66974/canelo-mayweather%20(5).jpg[/IMG] Goddamn Canelo looking tight !![/QUOTE] dog... you are a homo through and through :nonono:

Comment by hayZ on 06-25-2013

I thought Canelo was meant to be taller than Mayweather, they look the same height. It does not look like a mismatch physically AT ALL like people were saying.

Comment by BTTAG145 on 06-25-2013

That is a huge crowd.

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