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Mayweather, Alvarez go face to face

Updated: September 13, 2013, 7:55 PM ET
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Mexican star Canelo Alvarez came in at 152 pounds at the official pre-fight weigh-in Friday, delighting a rabid crowd of about 12,000 that packed the MGM Arena in Las Vegas to watch. Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather weighed in at 150½.

"They wanted me to go to 147,'' Alvarez said earlier this week when he said he was already down to 154 pounds. "I said that was physically impossible. Then they wanted 150 and then 151. I wanted to make the fight, so I agreed to 152. Then ...

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