He was born on February 24, 1977, in Grand Rapids , Michigan, United States and he is an American boxer.

” Everything that people say I could not do, I have done “

-One of the best boxers in history

-World Champion : Super featherweight, lightweight, super lightweight, welterweight, and superwelterweight

-Debut : October 11, 1996 (Roberto Apodaca)

-First Withdrawal : December 31, 2018 (Tenshin Nasukawa)

-Parents : Floyd Mayweather Sr. and Deborah Sinclair

-Spouse : Josie Harris

-Children : Iyanna, Jirah, Zion Shamaree, Koraun

-Name : Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr.

-Nicknames : Money, Pretty Boy, TBE

-Height : 1.73m

Floyd Mayweather Biography

The son of drug addict Deborah Sinclair and welterweight boxer Floyd Mayweather Sr., his uncles Jeff and Roger Mayweather were also professional boxers. 

He had a brother named Justin Jones. He grew up under the care of his grandmother, since his father was convicted of drug trafficking.

He was attending Ottawa Hills High School before dropping out to box for a living.

Floyd Mayweather Net Worth

Let’s start with the basics. Estimated Celebrity Net Worth Floyd Mayweather’s net worth at $560 million. Investopedia puts the figure much higher , somewhere between $700 million and $1 billion

The boxing champion is known for his 50 wins and 0 losses, the publication notes. He started boxing as a child and has never lost a professional fight. 

And he consistently ranks as the highest paid athlete in the world. “Despite having very few endorsement deals, Floyd can easily earn between $150 and $300 million a year when he’s fighting,” notes Celebrity Net Worth. ‘

Celebrity Net Worth also reports that her has earned up to $300 million in a single year. ‘Between June 2014 and June 2015, he was earning an incredible $300 million,’ the publication reports. 

Investopedia reports that the most expensive aspect of Floyd Mayweather’s lifestyle may be his game. In addition to table games like blackjack, he is known for placing six-figure bets on a wide range of sporting events. 

He once bet $1.1 million on an Oregon college football game. And shortly after his fight with Pacquiao, he claimed that he had won nearly $830,000 in a single night of play.

GoBankingRates notes that there have been some ‘fallouts’ to his spending. As of July 2017, he owed more than $30 million in unpaid taxes to the IRS (and used his earnings from the McGregor fight to pay). 

It was not the first time that he had financial problems; in 2009, he had to pay $5.6 million in back taxes. And that’s not the only type of legal problem he has faced. 

In December 2011, he was sentenced to 90 days in jail for domestic violence and stalking against his ex-girlfriend Josie Harris. He has also been arrested several times for incidents of violence and assault.

As one of the highest paid athletes in the world, Floyd Mayweather certainly lives in luxury. GoBankingRates reports that on his Instagram account, Mayweather “regularly shares photos of planes, boats, mansions and, most often, stacks of cash.

Floyd Mayweather Career

He took up boxing as an outlet for his anger and frustrations, developing skills to become a professional boxer. His precision, speed and command of the ring made him a champion.After the fourteenth pro match, his father became his trainer after he got out of prison. Under his training, his sports skills improved considerably.

It took him just two years as a professional to win his first world title, the WBC Super Featherweight Championship (130 pounds) in 1998 against then World No. 1 Super Featherweight Genaro Hernandez . In 1999, he successfully defended his title against Carlos Rico, Justin Juuko and Carlos Gerena.

At the beginning of 2000, he fought for the title for the fifth time defeating Gregorio Vargas . He fired his father as manager this year by appointing James Prince, although Roger Mayweather returned to train him against Emanuel Burton.

He had one of his most memorable fights against Diego Corrales , a former IBF super featherweight champion, both of whom were undefeated until then. Although his rival was technically superior in all aspects, his speed managed to beat Corrales in each round, knocking him down five times, winning the legendary boxing pound-for-pound title.

He had his first knockdown against Carlos Hernandez on May 26, 2001 in round six, though Mayweather ultimately won in round 12. His last super featherweight fight was against Jesus Chavez , who was on a losing streak. 31 consecutive wins. He defended his WBC super featherweight title for the eighth time by defeating Chavez, thus ending his winning streak.

Floyd Mayweather Palamres

As an amateur, he won a bronze medal in the featherweight division at the 1996 Olympics; three US Gold Gloves; the light flyweight, flyweight, and featherweight championships, and the United States national featherweight championship.

Two-time winner of The Ring magazine’s Fighter of the Year Award (1998 and 2007), three-time winner of the Boxing Writers Association of America’s Fighter of the Year Award (2007, 2013 and 2015), and six-time winner of the award.

ESPY Best Fighter (2007–2010, 2012–2014). In 2016, he was rated by ESPN as the best boxer, pound-for-pound, of the last 25 years. BoxRec’s number one boxer of all time, pound-for-pound, as well as the greatest welterweight of all time.

He was achieving a record of 26 consecutive victories in world title fights (10 by KO), 23 victories (9 KOs) in lineal fights, 24 victories (7 KOs) against world titlelists, 12 victories (3 KOs) against lineal champions, and 2 wins (1 KO) against members of the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

He was becoming one of the most lucrative pay-per-view attractions of all time, in any sport, topping the Forbes and Sports Illustrated lists of the 50 highest-paid athletes of 2012 and 2013, and the Forbes list again in 2014 and 2015 as the highest paid athlete in the world.

In 2006, he was creating the promotional boxing company, Mayweather Promotions, after leaving Bob Arum’s Top Rank. He was generating approximately 23.8 million PPV (pay per view) and $1.67 billion of other revenue throughout his career, surpassing top PPV stars, such as Mike Tyson , Evander Holyfield , and Oscar De La Hoya among others.

He was facing MMA star Conor McGregor on August 26, 2017, whom he defeated by TKO in the 10th round in his debut as a boxer. The scheduled 12-round middleweight bout was played at T-Mobile in Las Vegas. He, 40, in this return to the ring after retiring, remained undefeated with a record of 50-0, 27 knockouts, the best of all time by beating Rocky Marciano (49-0), with whom he was tied . 

Mayweather claimed victory in the media fight by beating the Irishman in a more disputed fight than expected. He competed from 1996 to 2007, and from 2009 to 2015, reappearing in a match in 2017.

Floyd Mayweather Retirement From Boxing

He then faced light middleweight champion Oscar De la Hoya . Mayweather won the fight via 12-round split decision, taking the WBC title. 

After this fight, he retired. He returned to the ring soon after to fight light welterweight champion Ricky Hatton on December 8, 2007, making it the biggest welterweight matchup between two undefeated fighters. He controlled the fight from the start, dropping Hatton to retain the championship title.

Again, Mayweather announced his retirement from boxing, although 21 months later, he returns to face Juan Manuel Márquez, whom he clearly won. 

He later boxed Shane Mosley , Manny Pacquiao and Victor Ortiz ; each of these matchups became the biggest pay-per-view event in sports history. He returned to the light middleweight championship against Miguel Cotto which he won handily. He later defended his welterweight title against Robert Guerrero.

His third return to light middleweight was against Canelo Álvarez , which he won. His next rival in the ring was Marcos Maidana, whom he effortlessly defeated.

In 2015, he stated that he would defend the WBC, WBA (Super) and The Ring welterweight titles against interim WBA champion Andre Berto. After the fight held on September 12, he announced his retirement. The WBC declared his welterweight and super welterweight titles vacant in November 2015.

Floyd Mayweather Vs Logan Paul Time

Floyd’s return will take place in a big way, as his long-awaited fight against Logan Paul will be at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. As is known, matches of all kinds of disciplines have also been played on this stage, including soccer and American football.

It is also worth mentioning that, in the first instance, the fight had been scheduled for February 20. However, due to Mayweather’s personal problems, a new day had to be found, as Paul commented at the time.

Floyd Mayweather Record

During his career, he captured world titles in five weight classes: super featherweight, lightweight, super lightweight, welterweight and super welterweight, and lineal championship titles in four weight classes (twice at welterweight), retiring undefeated.

Floyd Mayweather Weight

He is 147 pounds (67kg) .

Floyd Mayweather Daughter

With Josie Harris he had three children, Jirah, Zion and Koraun.

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