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Boxing: Floyd Mayweather to fight Saul Alvarez


Floyd Mayweather has confirmed he will put his unbeaten record on the line in a light-middleweight unification world title fight against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez later this year.

Mayweather, undefeated in 44 fights, beat Robert Guerrero for the WBC welterweight title earlier this month.

A bout with Mexican Alvarez, who is also undefeated from 43 contests, has been steadily building momentum. Mayweather confirmed he will challenge the WBC and WBA light-middleweight champion at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.