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Following win over Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather says he'll fight one last time in September

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Following a comfortable unanimous decision win over Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night in Las Vegas, Floyd Mayweather told Showtime's Jim Gray he'll fight one more time in September.

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The immediate question surrounding the future of Floyd Mayweather Jr. following his big decision win over Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night was whether or not he would retire now or fight again. After all, the 38-year-old has but one fight left on his deal with Showtime/CBS, which began in May 2013 when he defeated Robert Guerrero by decision. Whatever box office disappointments (by Floyd's standards) his fights with Guerrero and two vs. Marcos Maidana were, he made up for it with the huge bouts against Pacquiao and Canelo Alvarez.

In the post-fight interview with Jim Gray, the Showtime reporter pressed the question as far as his fighting future and whether or not he'll step into the ring again in September to finish up his contract and presumably his legendary career.

"I'm nearly 40 years old, in this sport for nearly 19 years and I'm truly blessed. I am fighting again in September," Mayweather said.

Initially he thanked his camp when asked by Gray, who in his trademark fashion told Floyd to answer the question, which prompted that response.

In an interesting moment at the post-fight press conference, the 48-0 Mayweather announced his plans to relinquish all of his world titles on Monday, which include a trio of belts at junior middleweight (154 lbs), a weight class above where his fight with Pacquiao was contested (at 147 lbs). If that's the move he plans to make then his aim to retire for good -- this opposed to his first retirement in 2008 -- after fight #49 seems like it's a serious one.