Mayweather, Alvarez Coming To Grand Rapids To Announce Mega-Bout

Posted at 3:50 PM, Jun 25, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-25 16:41:21-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich — Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will hold a press conference at Houseman Field in Grand Rapids on Wednesday afternoon to officially announce their Super Welterweight World Championship fight taking place Saturday, Sept. 14 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

This event is part of an 11-city tour that began in New York on Monday.  The event is free and open to the public with the press conference scheduled to begin at noon but doors will open at 11 a.m. Mayweather, a Grand Rapids native, is the reigning welterweight champion and has yet to lose a professional boxing match with 44 consecutive wins.