Floyd Mayweather, “Pretty Boy”, owner of the Golden Gloves in 1993 is one of the highest paid athletes in the sports field. The undefeated champion is arguably the best defensive boxer in the history. His current record stands at 50 victories with 26 knockouts and no losses. He is an American professional boxing promoter.
|Net Worth||$700M to $1Billion|
|Real Name||Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr.|
|Nick Name||Pretty Boy, Money Mayweather|
|Date of Birth||24 February 1977 (40 years)|
|Place of Birth||Grand Rapids, US|
|Hobbies||Listening to Music, Playing Table Tennis, Basketball|
Floyd Mayweather Family
|Father||Floyd Mayweather Sr.|
|Siblings||Justin Mayweather Jones
Deltricia Tawanna Howard
Zion Shamaree Mayweather
Debuted of Floyd Mayweather came in 1996 with Roberto Apodaca where Floyd Mayweather Sr. trained him to win. Mayweather has fought 49 fights of his career and is still undefeated having won 12 world titles and lineal championship in 4 differs weight classes.
His father was a former welterweight contender and he fought hall of Fame Sugar Ray Leonard. His uncles played boxing professionally and so boxing was always a part of Floyd Mayweather’s childhood. Floyd Mayweather Sr. fought his first professional boxing match as 22 years old in 1974 and there was no stopping for Mayweather Sr. until he got a gun-shot to his leg. Mayweather Sr. finished his career 28-6-1 with 17 knockouts.
His mother was addicted to drugs and while he was living with his mother and her relatives in 1980s, he would often find heroine needles lying on the table.
Floyd Mayweather’s aunt died from AIDS and it was because of her drug use. Mayweather’s childhood was spent under the care of his grandmother, as his father was convicted of illegal drug trafficking.
So to vent out his anger and frustration he developed skills required to become a professional boxer. He attended Ottawa Hills High School before dropping out to focus more on his boxing career.
Relationships and Affairs
Floyd Mayweather’s personal life is not as successful as his professional life. He has been in an affair with several women. His first date was with Erica Dixon. Later he dated Josie Harris from 1993 to 2007. They share three children together.
The couple was in a live-in relationship for 14 years until they decided to part their ways. After separating from Josie Harris, Floyd Mayweather dated Melissa Brim for two years and they have a daughter together.
From 2006-2014 he was in a relationship with Shantel Jackson and also Rozonda, Keyshia Cole, Jessica Burciaga, and Princess Love. Well, we can say he was never loyal to anyone and still cannot stand if his ex-lady love moves on. Currently, he’s dating 19-year-old Doralie Medina.
Floyd Mayweather Net Worth
Floyd Mayweather is one of the most successful yet most controversial athletes of all times. He is known as one of the highest paid athletes as well. The estimated net worth of Floyd Mayweather comes around $700m to $1Billion. This man comes at the first position in the list of highest paid celebrities where Ronaldo comes at 10th.
Floyd Mayweather House
Mayweather lives in Beverly Hills and his palatial retirement home features six bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, a cocktail bar, a private cinema with its own concession bar and a separate guest house. The house was initially built in 1992 and later extensively renovated by developer Nile Miami in 2015.
Floyd Mayweather paid $25.5M for his mansion which has the gourmet kitchen that has been imported from Italy. There is a gym, staff suite, and four-car garage. This “French Modern” abode is known to be a lavish mansion and Floyd Mayweather’s Instagram shows it all.
Floyd Mayweather Fashion
The 40-year-old, undefeated champion and Money Team’s main man, Floyd Mayweather has a lavish and luxurious lifestyle. He has always been one to show off his love of designer brands.
He is often spotted in a tracksuit. If you can afford Balenciaga, go for it or go for Nike and pair it with a snapback and simple runners.
Balmain Jacket, Balmain jeans and a simple casual t-shirt sums up Floyd Mayweather’s casual look. A perfect pair of everyday jeans with casual t-shirt pairing it with bomber jackets is kind of the look Mayweather pulls off.
SUITS are every man’s thing. A nice well fitted blazer, with a simple shirt and perfectly tailored trousers.
You name it and this man has that pair of shoes. He has an insane collection of Louboutin trainers and is adding more to it. Floyd Mayweather once works up at 1 am to go shopping and bought 12 pairs of shoes.
Floyd Mayweather Car Collection
Floyd Mayweather is one of the most successful boxers in the history of the sport. He has also made his mark in the list of highest paid athletes. With money comes, lavish lifestyle and he likes to spend his money on cars.
Bentley Golf Cart
It’s coated with gold and was bought for his son on his 15th birthday.
Porche 911 Turbo Cabriolet
Mercedes- Benz SLS AMG
Mercedes- Benz SLR McClaren
Ironically, he posted on his Instagram surrounded by cars and caption it, “What I would be driving one day?”. His car collection also includes Maybach S66, Mercedes W140-Chassis S Class, Bentley Flying Spur, Bentley Mulsanne, and Bugatti Veyron.
Floyd Mayweather Diet and Workout
Floyd Mayweather’s workout and training are as intense as we can imagine. He trains infant of 50 to 60 people and with full concentration on his training.
His training session includes, shadow boxing, spars between 7 and 12 rounds, works the heavy bag for 20 to 30 minutes, floor work, pad work, bodysuit work, speed bag, neck work with weights, 200-sit ups, pull ups, dips, jump rope, double end bag and 5-8miles of running.
This type of training benefits the core, Mayweather chopped wood with an ax which draws a parallel old-school method of Rock Balboa training. He uses Cryosauna which is a new aged version of an ice-bath to help with his recovery.
In terms of his diet, Floyd Mayweather hired Chef Q who cooks his meals whenever he wants because he wants his food to be fresh. He avoids sugars and high carb food and strictly follows the diet plan.
He is a big lover of fast food and has admitted having cheat meals some days. His diet focuses according to the type of fight he has to fight.
Floyd Mayweather Domestic Violence Lawsuit
Even though Floyd Mayweather is one of the highest paid athletes but he has a darker side outside the ring as well. The 40-year-old boxer has a long history of domestic violence.
In 2002, Floyd Mayweather pleaded guilty to two of those incidences. Over a five-month span in 2001-20012, he has pleaded guilty of two counts of battery domestic violence against Melissa Brim, mother of his daughter Iyanna.
Mayweather was sentenced with 48 hours of community service and two days of house arrest. The other charges of stalking, obstruction of a police officer and violation of a protective order were dismissed.
This lawsuit was dismissed in 2003. But in the same year, he was accused of punching two female friends of Josie Harris at a Las Vegas nightclub and chasing them out of the club.
In December 2011, Floyd Mayweather pleaded guilty to one count of wrongdoing battery domestic violence and no contest to two counts of harassment for hitting Josie Harris, mother of his three children.
Harris claims that when she got home, he was talking to their sons and when they got into the verbal altercation, she called cops and Mayweather left.
Mayweather only left to come back late in the night and she saw him reading her texts and after confronting Harris that she was dating someone, Floyd Mayweather started to hit her.
Floyd Mayweather was charged with multiple felonies and pleaded guilty to wrongdoing domestic assault and harassment and was sentenced to 90 days in jail. He was released a month earlier for good behavior.
Floyd Mayweather Career
Floyd Mayweather was always influenced by boxing because of his father and uncles who had been great boxers back in their time. He started his career when he won the national Golden Gloves Championships in 1993.
His amateur carer record stood at 84-8. Floyd Mayweather became the first 1996 US Olympian to win a world title in Atlanta Olympics.
He won a bronze medal in the featherweight division. His first professional fight was against Roberto Apodaca in 1996 which he won. His brilliance in the ring made him highly popular and his winning streak continued until early 1998s.
In 1999, Mayweather defended his title against Carlos Rico, Justin Juuko, and Carlos Gerena.
The year 2007, Floyd Mayweather announced his retirement after defeating Ricky Hatton. In 2009, Floyd returned to ring.
Mayweather being such a popular face has also appeared in several movies and television series. He took the center stage in the fourth HBO documentary 24/7.
Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor
“The Money Fight” Floyd Mayweather Jr. Vs Conor McGregor is also known as “The Biggest Fight in Combat Sports History” and is a professional boxing match between Floyd Mayweather, who is undefeated eleven times five-division boxing world champion and Conor McGregor, who is two divisions mixed martial arts world champion at UFC Lightweight Champion.
Floyd Mayweather spoke to Freddie Roach to train McGregor for the fight in case it would happen. On March 27, 2017, Floyd Mayweather urged Conor to sign the contract hinting that the fight is still on. He also stated that his fight with Conor would make him come out of his retirement.
The fight was given a date of August 26, 2017, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Mayweather would earn a purse of $100M and Conor was to purse $30M. Eventually, the undefeated champion won again and reportedly earned over $300M from the fight. This was a highly publicized fight over social media.
Floyd Mayweather vs Mike Tyson
A couple of years ago, Floyd Mayweather went on TV and said that he is better than Muhammad Ali. How dumb right? Obviously, people didn’t like it and one of the people who dissed Floyd was Mike Tyson. Mike Tyson said that Mayweather is “very delusional” and called him a “very small, scared man.”
Floyd Mayweather Honors and Awards
|1993||Michigan State Golden Gloves Champion||106lbs|
|International Boxer Award Fighter of The Year|
|2002||World Boxing Hall Of Fame Fighter of the Year|
|World Boxing Council Boxer of the Year|
|2008||Sports Illustrated, The 50 Highest-Earning American Athletes||4th|
|2015||Boxing Writers Association of America Fighter of the Year|
|2018||Forbes magazine World’s Highest-paid entertainers||1st|
Floyd Mayweather Drug Test
A Mysterious IV injection was received by Floyd Mayweather before his fight with Manny Pacquiao which raised questions about his relationship with drugs. Thomas Hauser of Sb Nation reported that Floyd Mayweather received it prior to fighting to help with dehydration.
Hauser reports that Mayweather did receive an exception from the USADA, but his camp did not apply for the waiver until 18 days after the fight.
According to Floyd Mayweather’s team, the fighter was given two different vitamin mixes to treat dehydration. While the injections did not include any banned substance but the use of IVs is still banned under WADA guidelines.
Pacquiao’s camp had suggested a $5M fine if either fighter tested positive for PEDs and Floyd’s camp declined which raise questions.
Floyd Mayweather Donations
The 40 years old boxer, is engaged in philanthropy and started the Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation which strives to empower community alliances, impacts youth leadership, promotes health and wellness and strengthen family foundations through community development, entrepreneurialism and focuses on education as well.
The foundation also organized a 5K charity run and 2K walks with a mission to form community alliance for improved quality of life. He has also made financial contributions to Cure Duchenne, The Make-a-wish Foundation, the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, the Shriners and many more.
Floyd Mayweather Social Media
Floyd Mayweather has 7.82M followers on twitter (@FloydMayweather) and 21.2M on Instagram (@floydmayweather). He uses his social media profiles to broadcast his rich status with flagrant displays of wild excesses and demonstrations of unimaginable wealth.