Sources close to the information have informed us that tickets for the highly-anticipated return of undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather will be made available to the general public as early as next Tuesday, March 12. Mayweather makes his long-awaited return to the ring on May 4, when he defend his WBC welterweight title against mandatory challenger and multi-division world champion Robert Guerrero at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The bout will be televised live on Showtime Pay-Per-View.
Guerrero is coming off of a dominant performance against former welterweight champion Andre Berto, who he dropped twice en route to a wide unanimous decision victory. It was the second impressive showing in the 147-pound division for the southpaw Guerrero, who also defeated the previously undefeated Selcuk Aydin in an intense battle. Guerrero earned his opportunity to face Mayweather the hard way, defeating tough competition on his way to the mandatory challenger position.
Mayweather is moving back down to 147 pounds after defeating former jr. middleweight champion Miguel Cotto last May. It will be a year since Mayweather last fought, and during that time, he also served a two-month stint in a Las Vegas jail. Nevertheless, Mayweather is confident that he will once again prove why he's still the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. His new multi-fight deal with Showtime/CBS ensures fans will get a chance to see that happen more often, provided he takes care of business with Guerrero on May 4.