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Mayweather vs. Marquez Weigh In for Sept. 19 Fight at MGM Grand

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Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Juan Manuel Marquez weighed in today for their highly anticipated fight tomorrow night in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand (Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com) Mayweather (39-0, 25 KOs) weighed in at 146 pounds and Marquez (50-4-1, 37 KOs) at 142 pounds.

Mayweather exceeded the agreed-upon weight limit of 144 but Marquez agreed to the change.  Marquez, who moved up from 135 to face Mayweather, will like have his base salary of $2 milllion increased by $500,000 to compensate for the weight difference.

Mayweather is fighting for the first time since December, 2007, when he defeated Ricky Hatton by TKO.

Mayweather’s entourage included WWE superstar Triple H who is expected to accompany Mayweather to the ring tomorrow night.  Mayweather appeared on several WWE shows during his two-year retirement.

The bout airs Saturday on HBO Pay-Per-View at 9pm ET.

Micheal Buffer and Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
Micheal Buffer and Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

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Juan Manuel Marquez
Juan Manuel Marquez

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Juan Manuel Marquez
Juan Manuel Marquez

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Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

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Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Juan Manuel Marquez
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Juan Manuel Marquez

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Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Juan Manuel Marquez
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Juan Manuel Marquez

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Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

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Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

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Juan Manuel Marquez
Juan Manuel Marquez

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Juan Manuel Marquez
Juan Manuel Marquez

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Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Juan Manuel Marquez
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Juan Manuel Marquez

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Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

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Juan Manuel Marquez
Juan Manuel Marquez

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Roger Mayweather
Roger Mayweather

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Oscar De La Hoya (on right)
Oscar De La Hoya (on right)

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