Floyd Mayweather vs Andre Berto: 'Money' blasted by fans after announcing Berto as final opponent on 12 September

The decision was not met with joy from boxing fans and experts

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The Independent Online

Floyd Mayweather's choice of Andre Berto for his supposed final opponent on 12 September has been met with much criticism from fans.

Britain's Amir Khan and Kell Brook, the IBF welterweight champion plus Keith Thurman and even middleweight king Gennady Golovkin were all hoped for by boxing enthusiasts but instead welterweight Mayweather, 38, will take on Berto, who has lost three of his last six fights.

It will be the final bout of the unbeaten Mayweather's six-fight deal with broadcasters ShowTime, and the man known as 'Money' has also said that he would retire after the deal.

Should he win, Mayweather will match Rocky Marciano's record of 49 successive victories in his professional career.

Here are some of the best reaction to the announcement

The news also means a Mayweather will not be fighting Manny Pacquiao again any time soon, although he wouldn't come out of retirement next year for another lucrative spectacle when Pacquiao recovers of a shoulder injury, would he?

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