Whether he was caught off guard or not has not yet been formally confirmed, but Mayweather none-the-less let it slip that the fight is on.
There had previously been no indication that Mayweather v Maidana 2 was going to happen, even after the pair agreed to a return after their May clash which ended in a majority decision for the American.
The pound for pound king usually puts the word out of his fights via his many social media methods, although Laten Media's @RealMissKris can now be credited with the exclusive.
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Floyd Mayweather confirms Marcos Maidana rematch (video)
Current two-weight world title holder Floyd Mayweather Jr announced that his return with Marcos Maidana is indeed on for September 13th when intereviewed at the BET Awards recently.
Whether he was caught off guard or not has not yet been formally confirmed, but Mayweather none-the-less let it slip that the fight is on.Video by Laten MediaTags: