The possible host venues are the MGM Grand Garden Arena and The Thomas & Mack Center. The fight will be broadcast by PPV by HBO.
The official announcement is imminent. A promotion tour of California, New York, México and Puerto Rico is also eagerly expected.
Editor’s note: A catchweight of 155lbs has been initially agreed for the fight, with the winner stipulated to meet mandatory challenger Gennady Golovkin by early in 2016. Should the victor fail to meet GGG, the title will automatically be added to the WBA and IBO champion’s haul.