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Floyd Mayweather confirms Marcos Maidana rematch on September 13

Image: Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana: One judge scored first fight even

Floyd Mayweather has confirmed a rematch with Marcos Maidana will take place in Las Vegas on September 13.

Mayweather maintained his unbeaten record - and added the WBA welterweight title to his WBC belt - with a points victory over Maidana in May.

But one judge scored it an even contest, and Mayweather said in the immediate aftermath of victory he was prepared to give the Argentine a rematch.

Now the American has proved as good as his word, tweeting: "#Mayhem Mayweather vs. Maidana 2 September 13, 2014 MGM Grand in Las Vegas Live on Showtime PPV."

Confirmation of the fight ends any chance Amir Khan might have had of facing Mayweather next.

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Khan was an impressive winner over Luis Collazo on the undercard of Mayweather-Maidana I and has long sought a fight with boxing's biggest name.

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