Las Vegas (May 2)…Undefeated Seven-Time and Five-Division World Champion and pay-per-view king Floyd “Money” Mayweather is appropriately featured on the cover of ESPN the Magazine’s annual Money Issue which hits mailboxes tomorrow and newsstands Friday.According to the ESPN, Mayweather is the highest paid player in the United States. He is readying himself for another major payday which will take place this Saturday, May 5, when he faces WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Miguel Cotto at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. in a mega-fight that will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®.
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“Ring Kings: Mayweather vs. Cotto”, a 12-round fight for Cotto’s WBA Super Welterweight World Championship and the vacant WBC Super Welterweight Diamond Belt, is promoted by Mayweather Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions and Miguel Cotto Promotions. Also featured will be Canelo Alvarez vs. Sugar Shane Mosley, a 12-round fight for Canelo’s WBC Super Welterweight World Championship which is presented in association with Canelo Promotions and Sugar Shane Mosley Promotions and a 10-round welterweight fight between undefeated welterweight rising star Jessie Vargas and former world champion Steve Forbes. Opening the pay-per-view broadcast will be a 10-round bout between super welterweight contender DeAndre Latimore and former World Champion Carlos Quintana which is presented in association with DiBella Entertainment. The mega-event is sponsored by Corona, Hatfields&McCoys on HISTORY™, DeWalt Tools, AT&T, O’Reilly Auto Parts and Puebla – Cinco De Mayo and will take place Saturday, May 5 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.