By: Kevin Iole
LAS VEGAS – Outside of the ring, boxers tend to be a sensitive lot. The slightest amount of criticism can send them off in a pique.
Floyd Mayweather Jr., who has sat atop the boxing heap for better than a decade, has had more than his share of critics. But he got to stick it to those critics on Wednesday when Mayweather announced he’s going to fight Canelo Alvarez on Sept. 14 for the WBA/WBC super welterweight titles at the MGM Grand Garden on Showtime pay-per-view.