Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Professional Boxer, Boxer

1977 –

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Who is Floyd Mayweather Jr.?

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is an American professional boxer, currently undefeated as a professional. He is a five-division world champion, having won eight world titles and the lineal championship in three different weight classes. Mayweather is a two-time Ring magazine Fighter of the Year; he also won the Boxing Writers Association of America Fighter of the Year award in 2007 and the Best Fighter ESPY Award in 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2013.

Mayweather is the WBC welterweight champion, WBA super welterweight champion, WBC Super welterweight champion, recipient of the WBC diamond super welterweight belt, current Ring #1 ranked welterweight, and Ring #1 ranked junior middleweight. He is also rated as the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world by many sporting news and boxing websites, including Ring, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, BoxRec, Fox Sports, and Yahoo! Sports. Mayweather topped the Forbes and Sports Illustrated lists of the 50 highest-paid athletes of 2012 and 2013.

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Born
Feb 24, 1977
Grand Rapids
Also known as
  • Floyd Mayweather
  • Floyd Joy Sinclair
  • Money Mayweathe
  • Pretty Boy
  • Floyd 'Money' Mayweather
  • Floyd Sinclair
  • Money
Parents
Siblings
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Grand Rapids

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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