Mayweather-Maidana at MGM Grand

Updated: March 8, 2014, 5:44 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

For pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr., there's no place like home.

Although there was strong competition from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., to host Mayweather's fight with fellow welterweight titlist Marcos Maidana on May 3 (Showtime PPV), the MGM Grand in Las Vegas won out and will host one of the year's biggest fights.

Mayweather, who lives in Las Vegas, just minutes from the arena that has become his fighting home, tweeted the news on Wednesday.

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