Floyd Mayweather, also known as Floyd Joy Sinclair, is a professional boxer. His nicknames include-Money, TBE and Pretty Boy. He had done almost 50 matches, and he had presented a record-breaking performance by winning all the fifty matches. He was named “Fighter Of the Decade” by BWAA, which stands for Boxing Writers Association Of America.
He is regarded as the best defensive boxer and the most accurate puncher since the past. He is regarded as one of the highest-paid sportspeople globally. He had done exceptionally well in his field, which earned him respect with fame.
Floyd Mayweather Early Life
Floyd Mayweather was born in the year 1977. His family was into boxing as well. Thus, the art of boxing was embedded in him since childhood. He had attended Ottawa Hills School. He was brought up in New Jersey, and it is believed that he had faced a tough childhood with the usual lack of electricity.
He had faced various financial crises, and he was left to live with his grandmother, after which he had left school and considered himself to be fit in boxing. He had a firm belief that boxing would earn him a living. But still, his determination and hard work proved to be fruitful. In his interview, once he said that he was the only one who had raised himself!
Floyd Mayweather Professional Career
It is believed that Floyd Mayweather was trained by his uncle Roger Mayweather. Holds a professional career followed an increasing graph from the years 1966 to early 1998? He had won his first world title-The WBC Super Featherworld just after 60 days of his professional career. He was the first in the whole United States to win a world title. The Ring ranked him 8th for a pound-for-pound best boxer in the world. He had continued the legacy and won the same title against Former WBC Featherweight Champion Gregorio Vargas.
He had played 50 matches and had always been on the positive side of the fence. He had a total of 27 wins by KO. In the Olympics, 1996, he was awarded a bronze in Atlanta. He had defeated various other professional boxers like James Baker, Augie Sanchez, Carlos Navarro, William Jenkins, etc. in Featherweight Olympic Qualification and Olympic players like Bakhtiyar Tileganov, Artur Gevorgyan, Lorenzo Aragon, etc.
Floyd Mayweather Personal Life
Mayweather lives a lavish life, and he owns a “Mayweather Boxing Club” in “Las Vegas,” and he owns a 22,000 square-foot renovated home in the same place.
Awards and Accomplishments
Mayweather was a boxer beyond imagination. With extraordinary talent and boxing strategies, he had won various awards namely- Michigan State Golden Gloves Champion in 1993, National PAL championship in the year 1995 followed by United States national amateur boxing featherweight champions in the same year, World Boxing Hall O Fame Fighter Of The Year in 2002 and the list continues with many more awards in the bucket.
Floyd Mayweather Net Worth
His net worth is considered to be approximately 565 million dollars, and with this, he is regarded as the richest boxer in the world. He owns a boxing club in Las Vegas as well.