Floyd Mayweather Jr.: Adrien Broner, J’Leon Love on May 3 Marcos Maidana card


Three-division titlewinner Adrien Broner and unbeaten middleweight J'Leon Love will appear on the May 3 undercard of Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana Showtime Pay Per View at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Mayweather stated on his Twitter account on Monday. 

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer announced earlier on Monday that a deal had been completed for Amir Khan to face bellow former beltholder Luis Collazo in a welterweight bout in support of Mayweather-Maidana.

Schaefer later confirmed to that the remainder of the card could include Broner in a 140-pound bout against Carlos Molina, and Love opposite Marco Antonio Periban, a Mexican contender who is coming off draw with Badou Jack in September.

The deals were apparently sealed on Monday, according to Mayweather.

"My May 3rd undercard is set," wrote Mayweather, THE RING's welterweight and junior middleweight champ. "Amir Khan vs Luis Collazo Adrien Broner vs Carlos Molina @jleonlove vs Marco Antonio Periban. @jleonlove will be World Champion real soon."

Dropped twice and dethroned as WBA welterweight titleholder by Maidana in December, Broner (27-1, 22 KOs) will compete in his fourth weight class in a 140-pound bout against Carlos Molina (17-1-1, 7 KOs), who was last in the ring for a 10th-round stoppage loss to Khan in December 2012.

Love (17-0, 10 KOs) will be after his third straight stoppage win against Periban (20-1-1, 13 KOs), having last been in the ring for last month's 10th-round knockout of Vladine Biosse.

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