What is Floyd Mayweather Net Worth? How much is Floyd Mayweather Earning? Is he richer than Manny Pacquiao?
Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr. acclaimed as Floyd Mayweather was born on February 24, 1997. One of the greatest boxers ever, Mayweather is a former American professional boxer.
He is undefeated and has won fifteen world titles in his career from 1996 to 2015. He also has been twice rated as the world’s best pound for pound boxer.
Mayweather was raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan to father Floyd Mayweather Sr., who was a professional boxer and former contender of welterweight. He has been enthused about boxing since the childhood and had naughty thoughts to go after other professions but boxing.
Coined Pretty Boy by his teammates, Mayweather won the Golden Gloves in national championship consecutively for two years in 1993 and 1994 and later in 1996. He also bagged the bronze medal at the 1996 Olympics by striving till the semi-finals of the featherweight division.
His first professional fight was held on 11 October 1996 against Roberto Apodaca. He knocked him out in the second round. The same year he was known to be the only U.S. Olympian to bag a world title. Two years following the entry in professional boxing, he won the first world title of his life, the WBC super featherweight.
In 1998, he won The Ring magazine title ‘Fighter of the Year’ and over the years he continued his dominant presence in the ring. Since then, he has been the winner of a number of covetous titles including a 3-time winner of the Boxing Writers Association of America, Fighter of the year award in 2007, 2013 and 2015.