Saul "Canelo" Alvarez vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. is being promoted as "The One" -- as in the one that could finally end Mayweather's substantial winning streak.
Going into the fight we know a number of things. Floyd is coming off his shortest respite between fights in a significant period of time. A lot of records will come from this fight, which has the potential to be the biggest fight in combat sports history.
Slightly south of $19 million just from ticket goers alone, the fight will bring Mayweather a record $40 million plus minimum for his 36 minutes of work Saturday night. With a projected pay-per-view scope that could near two million buys, Canelo/Mayweather has that once-in-a-generation feeling. This is a big fight, perhaps the last true big fight Mayweather has left, and there's a buzz.
Alvarez has long been touted as the guy to topple Mayweather and now he gets his chance, with a plethora of titles on the line. Alvarez's WBA, WBC and The Ring light middleweight title are ...