True Facts of Floyd Mayweathe
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Who is Floyd Mayweather?
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is an American professional boxer and promoter. He is undefeated as a professional. In addition, he has won fifteen world titles and the lineal championship in four different weight classes.
He is arguably the best defensive boxer in history. Also, he topped the Forbes and Sports Illustrated lists of the 50 highest-paid athletes of 2012 and 2013 respectively.
Floyd Mayweather: Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Talking about his early life he was born on February 24, 1977. Floyd belongs to the African-American ethnic background.He experienced his child hood in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is of American nationality. His father Floyd Mayweather Sr., was a former welterweight contender. Additionally, he fought Hall of Famer Sugar Ray Leonard.
His uncles played professional boxing. As a matter of fact, boxing has always been a part of Floyd’s childhood. During his early life, his father took him to the gym to train and work on his boxing.Next, Floyd began focusing on boxing. This caused him to drop out of Ottawa Hills High School.
Floyd Mayweather: Career, Salary, and Net Worth
Floyd first gave a start to his career journey when he won the national Golden Gloves championships in 1993. He then won a bronze medal in the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. He defeated William Jenkins, James Baker, Carlos Navarro, Augie Sanchez and other in the Featherweight Olympic qualification.
In the result, he then defeated d Bakhtiyar Tileganov, Artur Gevorgyan, Lorenzo Aragon and others. Finally, Floyd’s amateur career finished in 84-6.
Floyd’s first professional fight was on October 11, 1996, against fellow newcomer Roberto Apodaca. After two years in professional boxing, he won his first world title (the WBC super featherweight (130 lb) championship) against Genaro Hernández. Later, he became the first 1996 U.S. Olympian to win a world title.
He reached the rank of #8 by the end of 1998. Then, he defended his third title against Justin Juuko and won the game via knockout. Later on, he successfully embarked on a seven-year stretch that had many fight fans talking about him as one of the sport’s all-time greats after 2000.
In 2007, Floyd announced his retirement after defeating Ricky Hatton. Later in September 2009, he returned to the ring. Afterward, he won a 12-round unanimous decision over Shane Mosley in Las Vegas to maintain his professional record to 41-0. He fought against eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao on May 2, 2015.
He won the match and successfully retained his perfect record. Floyd is currently making the news. His most anticipated fight against Conor McGregor is happening soon. This match is scheduled to take place on August 26, 2017.
Apart from his boxing career, Floyd has also appeared in several movies and television series. He took the center stage in the four-part HBO documentary ‘24/7’. Later, he was a participant on ABC Television’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’. He has garnered several awards to his name.
Twice, he won International Boxing Award Fighter of the Year in 1998 and 2007, Best Fighter ESPY Award in 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2012. He has won other several awards in various categories.
Floyd Mayweather: Rumors, and Controversy
There were rumors that Floyd was dating Jessica Burciaga, Lindsay Lohan and Brit Raemarni. Floyd has been a subject of numerous controversies in his career like two counts of domestic violence and one count of misdemeanor battery which he was charged with in 2002.
Josie Harris filed a domestic battery report against him. Furthermore, police sought him for questioning after his former girlfriend on September 9, 2010. He also served his county jail sentence from June 1 until August 2012. Eventually, the organization stripped Floyd’s WBO Welterweight Champion (147 lbs) title on July 6, 2015.
He also has an ongoing feud with 50 Cent, Rick Ross, T.I., Ronda Rousey, and Nelly. His ex-girlfriends have sued him several times.
He also served his county jail sentence from June 1 until August 2012. Eventually, the organization stripped Floyd’s WBO Welterweight Champion (147 lbs) title on July 6, 2015. He also has an ongoing feud with 50 Cent, Rick Ross, T.I., Ronda Rousey, and Nelly. His ex-girlfriends have sued him several times.
Floyd Mayweather: Body Measurement
Floyd has a height of 5 feet 8 inches. Additionally, he weighs 70 kg. In addition, his hair color is black and eye color is dark brown.
Floyd Mayweather: Social Media Profile
Floyd has a huge fan following on his social media. She has more than 7.64 million followers on Twitter. Similarly, she has more than 13 million followers on Facebook. He has got more than 18.2 million followers on her Instagram.
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