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Alvarez-Lara: Best against the best

Originally Published: July 11, 2014
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the unified junior middleweight champion, but he made his plans official Thursday when he announced that he will take a second consecutive fight in the welterweight division, where he is also a unified champion, in a September rematch with Marcos Maidana.

Miguel Cotto, for years one of the best at junior middleweight and a former titleholder, moved up in weight and won the middleweight world title by stopping Sergio Martinez in the 10th round ...

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