Roger Mayweather

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Roger Mayweather (April 24, 1961 – March 17, 2020) was an American professional boxer and trainer. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Mayweather competed from 1981 to 1999, and until 2020, had worked as a boxing trainer. He was a two-weight world champion, having held the WBA and lineal super featherweight titles from 1983 to 1984, and the WBC light welterweight title from 1987 to 1989.

He held the IBO light welterweight title in 1994, and the IBO welterweight title from 1994 to 1995.

Roger was a part of the Mayweather boxing family: his brothers are Floyd Mayweather Sr. and Jeff Mayweather, and his nephew is Floyd Mayweather Jr. Roger was Mayweather Jr.'s trainer from 2000 to 2012.

Mayweather died on March 17, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada from diabetes-related problems, aged 58.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Floyd Mayweather's Uncle Roger Mayweather Dead at 58, Legendary Boxing Trainer". TMZ. March 17, 2020.