Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Mayweather in June 2011
Real nameFloyd Joy Mayweather Jr.
  • Pretty Boy
  • Money
  • TBE
Rated at
Height5 ft 6 in
Reach69 in
Born (1977-02-24) February 24, 1977 (age 47)
Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.
Boxing record
Total fights50
Wins by KO27
Medal record
Men's amateur boxing
Representing  United States
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Atlanta Featherweight

Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr. (born Floyd Joy Sinclair; February 24, 1977) is a former American professional boxer. He was undefeated as a professional boxer.[1]

Overview[change | change source]

He is the son of a boxer, Floyd Mayweather Sr. who introduced him to boxing. His youth was hard because he and his family had drug issues, but later, he left drugs and continued with boxing. He was trained by his uncle Roger Mayweather, who was also a boxer.

Achievements[change | change source]

Mayweather has won fifteen world titles and the lineal championship in four different weight classes. He won a bronze medal in the featherweight division at the 1996 Olympics.[2] He won three U.S. Golden Gloves titles[3] (at light flyweight, flyweight, and featherweight). He also won the U.S. national title[4] at featherweight.

Mayweather was well known for his speed, stamina, defense, and his excellent boxing schema. In 2017, he made a comeback to the ring and defeated MMA fighter Conor McGregor.

References[change | change source]

  1. Sikes, Caroline (April 27, 2015). "Two boxers have beaten the 'undefeated' Floyd Mayweather". sporting news. Archived from the original on 18 June 2017. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  2. "Floyd Mayweather". IOC. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  3. "Floyd Mayweather Boxer (1977-". Biography.com. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  4. "2011 USA Boxing National Championships, June 20-25". boxing scene. June 13, 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.

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