Floyd Mayweather is a well known former American professional boxer who was popular for playing in Super Featherweight, lightweight, light welterweight, welterweight, and light middleweight championships. He has a track record of winning all 50 out of 50 fights that he has played.
Floyd Mayweather born as Floyd Joy Sinclair on 24th February 1977 to Deborah Sinclair and Floyd Mayweather Sr. Floyd has three sisters named Fannie Orr, Fatimah Mayweather and Deltraicia Tawanna Howard, and a brother named Justin Mayweather Jones. He was born and raised in Michigan, United States of America.
He has been a fan of fighting since his childhood. He started fighting in illegal boxing clubs when he was a teenager.
Floyd Mayweather has been accused of domestic violence multiple times. Great strength comes with great responsibility, which should be used with thought and only when required. He has also been charged with defamation, in which he accused Katie Couric of being a drug abuser.
In 2015, his title of WBO Welterweight had stripped away for his noncompliance with the rules and regulations of the organization.
Floyd Mayweather is often linked with women; however, he has never accepted or has denied having to date anyone of them. He hasn’t been married to anyone yet. However, he once got engaged to Josie Harris, but the wedding was called off after she caught him cheating.
Floyd has three children with his old girlfriend, Josie Harris, named Koraun Mayweather, Jirah Mayweather, and Zion Shamaree Mayweather. Floyd Mayweather also had another daughter named Iyanna Mayweather with his ex-girlfriend Melissa Brim.
He started his professional boxing career in 1993 by winning the Golden Glove Championships.
He uses the orthodox stance style of fighting. Floyd Mayweather has a professional record of winning 50 out of 50 fights, 27 of which consisted of knockout wins, and 23 were won by decision.
In 2016, he was ranked as the Greatest Boxer of the last 25 years by ESPN. Several other sports websites have illustrated the star as number one “pound for pound boxer” in the world in the span of the last ten years.
Floyd Mayweather is the founder of “Mayweather Boxing Club,” which is a club located in Las Vegas, Chinatown Plaza.
Awards & Achievements
Floyd Mayweather has won bronze in 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games in Featherweight. He has also won world titles like ‘WBC super featherweight champion’ (130 lbs), ‘WBC super lightweight champion’ (140 lbs), ‘WBC welterweight champion’ (2×), ‘WBC light middleweight champion’ (154 lbs) (2×), ‘IBF welterweight champion’ (147 lbs), ‘WBC lightweight champion’ (135 lbs), ‘WBA (Super) welterweight champion,’ ‘WBA (Super) light middleweight champion,’ and ‘WBO welterweight champion.’
He has also won ‘WBC Money Champion,’ ‘WBC All Africa super lightweight champion,’ ‘WBC All Africa super lightweight champion,’ ‘WBC Supreme light middleweight champion,’ ‘WBC Diamond light middleweight champion,’ and many more.
Net Worth & Salary of Floyd Mayweather
Floyd Mayweather has an estimated net worth of over $1 billion. Floyd Mayweather is a sports enthusiast and is known for featuring in commercials of some of the biggest brands in the country. Now Floyd works as a boxing promoter, which also helps him in making a good fortune.
Floyd Mayweather is one of the most popular and loved boxing champions. Every aspiring boxer looks up to Mayweather and admires his style of boxing. Even his fellow competitors can’t help but praise their opponent if Mayweather is standing next to them. However, it is a good thing that the boxer has retired from professional wrestling as it was dragging him into multiple controversies.