Mayweather at MGM
Floyd Mayweather puts his unbeaten record on the line whenÂ
he opposes Jose Luis Castillo in a 12-found bout Saturday night for the
WBC Lightweight title at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Mayweather (27-0, 20 KO) is considered among the best
fighters in the world pound for pound. He is a whopping $5.00 favorite in the
Castillo (45-4-1, 41 KO) is a $3.50 underdog. Stevie
Johnston is featured in the 12-round undercard against Alejandro Gonzalez.
Mayweather hails from Grand Rapids, Mich., but now resides
in Las Vegas.
De La Hoya-Vargas on
The scheduled fight between Oscar De La Hoya and Fernando
Vargas has been rescheduled for Sept. 14 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.
De La Hoya hasn’t fought since winning the 154-pound
title from Javier Castillejo last June. The fight with Vargas had to be
rescheduled from its original May 4 date when De La Hoya sustained a wrist