Mayweather-Maidana fight set for MGM Grand

Floyd Mayweather will be fighting Marcos Maidana at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

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Floyd Mayweather revealed on Twitter that his May 3 fight against WBA welterweight champion Marcos Maidana will take place at the MGM Grand.

”I will be fighting at the best place on Earth on May 3rd … the MGM Grand,” Mayweather, the WBC welterweight champion, tweeted Wednesday.

The bout will unify their 147-pound titles.

Mayweather, 45-0 with 26 knockouts, is coming off victories last year over Robert Guerrero and Canelo Alvarez. Maidana, from Argentina, is 35-3 with 31 knockouts. He unanimously outpointed Adrien Broner on Dec. 14.