Mayweather, who turns 37 on Monday, revealed the news via
Twitter, ending months of speculation about his next opponent.
Mayweather defeated Saul Canelo Alvarez in his most recent bout
in September and subsequently announced the May 3 fight without
identifying his next opponent. The site for the matchup has yet
to be announced.
Mayweather has a perfect 45-0 record while Maidana is coming off
an impressive win against Adrien Broner to be 35-3.
(Writing by Jahmal Corner in Los Angeles; editing by Amlan
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