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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 24 February 1977Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Birth NameFloyd Joy Sinclair
Nicknames Pretty Boy
Money Mayweather
Height 5' 7¼" (1.71 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Floyd Joy Mayweather, Jr. (born Floyd Joy Sinclair; February 24, 1977) is an American retired professional boxer. Widely considered the greatest boxer of his era, undefeated as a professional, and a five-division world champion, Mayweather won twelve world titles and the lineal championship in four different weight classes (twice in the welterweight division). He is a two-time winner of the Ring magazine Fighter of the Year award (1998 and 2007), a three-time winner of the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) Fighter of the Year award (2007, 2013 and 2015), and a six-time winner of the Best Fighter ESPY Award (2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, and 2014). BoxRec currently rates Mayweather as the fifth greatest pound for pound fighter of all time, and the greatest pound for pound welterweight of all time. He is referred to as of 2015 by his adoring fans as T.B.E. or The Best Ever.

Many sporting news and boxing websites rated Mayweather as the best pound for pound boxer in the world twice in a span of ten years, including The 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, and the Forbes list again in 2014 and 2015, listing him as the highest paid athlete in the world. In 2007, He founded Mayweather Promotions, his own boxing promotional firm after defecting from Bob Arum's Top Rank.

He has an overall record of 49-0, which ties Rocky Marciano's seemingly unreachable record but more impressively, he his record of 26-0 (10 knockouts) in world title fights, 23-0 (9 KOs) in lineal title fights, 24-0 (7 KOs) against former or current world titlists, 12-0 (3 KOs) against former or current lineal titles, and 2-0 (1 KO) against International Boxing Hall of Fame inductees.

Mayweather has generated approximately $1,311,000,000 in pay-per-view revenue and 19,530,000 in pay-per-view buys throughout his career, surpassing the likes of former top pay-per-view attractions Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis, Oscar De La Hoya, and Manny Pacquiao. Floyd retired from boxing at 49-0 with his last fight being Mayweather vs. Berto on September 12, 2015.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Wikipedia

Trade Mark (3)

Undefeated fight record
Carrying stacks of US $100 bills
Refering to himself in the third person tense.

Trivia (7)

Won major - that is IBF, WBA, or WBC - titles in five weights: Junior Light, Light, Light Welter, Welter, and Light Middleweight.
Turned down a rematch with Oscar De La Hoya and announced his retirement. [June 2008]
Los Angeles, CA, USA: On December 8th, Floyd Mayweather defeated Ricky Hatton via 10th round TKO to improve his record to 39 Wins, 0 Loses and 25 KOs. Floyd also retained his WBC Welterweight title as well as his ranking of pound for pound best fighter in the world. [December 2007]
Appeared in a commercial, with Bill Kurtis, for AT&T's 3G Internet network. [2009]
Gearing up for a September rematch with Oscar De La Hoya. [February 2008]

Personal Quotes (74)

Don't ever know who you may meet, or just because a person may not be dressed up all fancy, don't mean they're not an important person. You just don't ever know who you're gonna meet in life. So that's why I look at everybody as equal. Can't just judge. I treat everybody with respect. Every man.
A true champion can adapt to anything.
Most people should be talking about how Floyd Mayweather is a great undefeated future Hall of Famer that's his own promoter and that works extremely hard to get to where he's at. Instead, all you hear is hate and jealous remarks from critics who criticize me and, you know, most of the time, the people that criticize me can't do what I can do.
You have good days, you have bad days. But the main thing is to grow mentally.
A true champion will fight through anything.
Everything people say I couldn't do I've done.
I'm looking to expand my portfolio while I'm on top and while I'm young.
Boxing is real easy. Life is much harder.
You hear certain things, negative things, all the time that aren't true, but you never hear about the positive.
If you fight angry, you make a lot of mistakes, and when you fight a sharp, witty fighter like me, you can't make mistakes.
If anyone has followed my career, they know that there's been a lot of obstacles and a lot of ups and down through my career. But day in and day out, and in the square circle, I went out there and always did my best.
When people see what I have now, they have no idea of where I came from and how I didn't have anything growing up.
There's ups and downs with boxing, layoffs are part of the sport and they can either help or hurt a guy.
I think my grandmother saw my potential first. When I was young, I told her, 'I think I should get a job.' She said, 'No, just keep boxing.'
When I was in the ring at the Olympics, it was my father's words that I was hearing, not the coaches'. 'I never listened to what the coaches said. I would call my father and he would give me advice from prison.
I'm always going to love my father.
You've got to have a villain and they'll always make me a villain. I'm used to it - it makes me work harder and it makes me fight harder.
My whole outlook on life is, never judge a book by its cover.
If I'm scared and I'm a coward, why do you guys want to see me fight?
You have to protect yourself at all times. What goes around comes around.
I come from a very rough background, and I'm saying that if you work hard and dedicate yourself that you can make it, too.
I knew boxing before I knew anything else.
I am the best. There is nobody better than me.
I want to be promoted in the urban areas. A lot of African-American people should know more about me.
I'm a man of my word.
My skills are still my skills.
Everywhere I go, I will make a good payday. But we got to choose the right opponent and the right time and the right venue.
I got a granite chin.
I don't have to fight if I don't want to.
I feel like everybody is against Floyd Mayweather. I don't get any respect.
I'm a boxer who believes that the object of the sport is to hit and not get hit.
Once I am in the square circle, I am in my home.
When I step in the ring, I bring everything I have.
Some people are just right for you.
What's so crazy is when you give interviews to reporters that don't really care too much for you, basically what they're going to do is write what they want to write and discredit you. They're going to write and say what they want to say, no matter what you tell them.
People have said things about me, and wrote and criticized me about things in the past, but it goes in one ear and out the other.
In the end, you have to protect yourself at all times.
Self-preservation is an important thing to me.
Well, you've got certain obstacles that get in your way throughout your career, but you have to be a strong individual.
I push myself to the limit.
When I was about 8 or 9, I lived in New Jersey with my mother and we were seven deep in one bedroom and sometimes we didn't have electricity.
I love basketball.
I'm not in this sport to say a guy can beat me.
I haven't took no punishment. There's nothing cool about taking punishment.
I've had boxing gloves on since before I could walk and been in gyms all of my life.
All the money I have, I got it legally.
I like fighters who come to fight.
My kids are the future of the Mayweather family and of the Mayweather brand. I feel our family is stronger if we stay together.
Boxing is what pays my bills.
A lot of times, in the beginning of my career, I put pressure on myself just because I wanted to perform so well. I just wanted to be perfect.
I would lie in bed, and I was nine years old, and say to myself: 'I want to be the richest man in the world.' I've come a long way from there.
I think I already proved that I wasn't just fighting for the money, because I fought as an amateur. I fought 90 fights for free.
Nobody is faster than me.
When they put me on ESPN and they talk about negative things, or when they put me on TMZ and they talk about negative things, I'm just glad that I'm relevant; to have lasted this long being relevant.
You know, everybody has a slogan, and once you beat people over the head with it so much, then that's what you'll eventually be called once you retire from the sport or whatever.
I always put my boxing first.
I like to control my own personal life.
You know, as a young child, I lay in my bedroom and I swore to myself then: 'I'm not going to smoke and I'm not going to drink.' And I said I'm not going to just say that when I'm a kid. I'm going to stick to that as an adult. I kept that in mind my whole life.
I'm always focused.
I basically raised myself.
There comes a time when money doesn't matter.
I don't adjust my training for any of my opponents. I don't watch films on my opponents.
I'm a professional fighter and like most professional fighters I have had difficulties with my hands in the past.
I ain't never nervous. Never nervous.
I got a big mouth.
Floyd Mayweather is in the sport to give great performances.
I've set the model of showing fighters how they should conduct their business.
I like to play table tennis, spend time with my kids.
You can never overlook a guy.
I land a higher percentage of punches than any boxer in boxing.
I loved competing and winning and also wanted to continue my career for the fans, knowing they were there for me and enjoyed watching me fight.
I'm not in this sport to take punishment.
I'll back up anything my dad says.
The American fans would love to see me fight anybody.

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