On September 14, 2013, Floyd “Money” Mayweather 44-0 (26 KOs) will face Saul “Canelo” Alvarez 43-0 (30 KOs). The epic battle will take place at the MGM Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. Thousands will attend, however millions worldwide will watch to see history in the making.
Mayweather, who is a destined legend in boxing, will place his WBA Super Light Middleweight title on the line. In return Mayweather will seek to gain the WBC and Ring Magazine Light Middleweight titles from Alvarez.
It’s Las Vegas and all the stakes are on the table for both champions.
Mayweather has faced a long list of world champions throughout his career. With each battle he has encountered, his masterful boxing skills have led him to victory each and every time. As Mayweather begins to descend toward the end of his career, he maintains that his record will remain untarnished.
Alvarez, who is a rising star and the current pride of Mexico, has a different outlook.
At age 23, Alvarez has accomplished what most boxers could only dream of. Despite his glory, Alvarez has a major obstacle he must face—dethroning Mayweather and establishing his reign as the new king of boxing.
Mayweather, who is one of the most skilled fighters in boxing history, is known for adapting to his opponents’ style. Mayweather’s ability to execute victories is a story in itself.
In regard to this particular bout, what will it take for Mayweather remain unbeaten?
There are many different views and theories on how both boxers can achieve victory. Every war requires a strategy, an intellectual design of offensive gains, and defensive counters.
While examining both fighters, there are three particular keys to success that could grant Mayweather the given name of, “The One.”