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Mayweather Announces Next Fight

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LAS VEGAS -- Floyd Mayweather announced that he will fight Marcos "El Chino" Maidana on May 3.

The fight will be available Live on Showtime Pay-Per-View. Mayweather is the current WBC Welterweight World Champion. Maidana is the current WBA Welterweight World Champion.

According to ESPN, the 147-pound unification fight will take place either in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand or the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. MGM reportedly is the front-runner, and is where Mayweather has had his past eight fights.

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