Floyd Mayweather is considered one of the greatest megastars of all time. He has some remarkable world title-winning records in multiple weight divisions. Also, he defeated some famous boxers over the last few eras.
Floyd Mayweather Stats and Record
TBE (“The Best Ever”)
|BORN||24 February, 1977|
|HEIGHT||5′ 8″ / 173CM|
|REACH||72″ / 183CM|
|Wins by KO||27|
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a former boxing megastar who does have a record of 50 wins with 0 losses and 0 draws. He is also known as an undefeated man in a total of 50 contests. His current knockout ratio is 54%. Mayweather has boxed a total of 397 rounds, which means his professional fights last 7.9 rounds on average.
What and when was Mayweather’s last fight?
Mayweather’s last fight was on December 31, 2018, with Tenshin Nasukawa in Saitama City, United States. Mayweather won the match by knockout in the first round.
Mayweather’s country, birth year, and birthplace
Mayweather was born in Grand Rapids in Michigan on February 24, 1977. He is now 43 years old. Mayweather’s height and weight are 1.73 m and 68 kg, respectively. He retired on August 26, 2017, from boxing.
How long has he been fighting?
Mayweather first performed his professional debut in October 1996, which means he has been a professional boxer for 24 years.
Floyd Mayweathe’s Boxing Life
Mayweather came from a boxing family. His father, Floyd Sr. and his two uncles, Jeff and Roger, were all professional boxers. His father and uncles made him magical in defensive skills, especially the shoulder roll. He became a prominent amateur by making a record of 84-8 and collecting Golden Glove Championships in 1993, 1994, and 1996.
When he was competing 1996 Olympics, he defended his first two matches and then ensured a close victory over Cuban boxer Lorenzo Aragon in the quarterfinals. He also lost a close decision to Serafim Todorov with a very controversial fight, where most of the viewers, as well as the referee, thought Mayweather had won. USA boxing protested and stopped accepting what was thought of by the viewers and the referee, and it was not changed, and the American fighter Mayweather finished with the bronze medal.
He started the professional fighting on October 11, 1996, with a victory over Roberto Apodaca. He received his first shot at a world title fighting against Genaro Hernández. The fight was entitled to WBC and lineal super featherweight title, where he defeated Genaro Hernández from all angles. With the victory, Mayweather was entitled as “fighter of the year” by the Ring, made him the youngest fighter to earn that title at a young age. He then came to defend his title against 33-0 Diego Corrales. Diego Corrales is considered to be a heavyweight boxer. Mayweather won against Diego Corrales by securing winning every round and scoring five knockdowns.
After being victorious over the title defenses, he jumped to lightweight on April 20, 2002, to defend José Luis Castillo and achieve the WBC, Lineal, and The Ring lightweight titles. He secured his victory over José Luis Castillo. Next to several years, he fought for his light titles and collected additional belts in the super lightweight and welterweight divisions.
He signed a contract to fight against Superstar Oscar De La Hoya on May 5, 2007, in order to achieve the WBC light middleweight title. Mayweather then had won the fight against De La Hoya, and after the fight, he said he believed that he would win eight rounds.
Retirement and Comeback
Mayweather then had chosen to retire again, but he came out of retirement, and on September 19, 2009, he defended Juan Manuel Márquez, where he won outstandingly. He continued to win and defend titles and remarkably take out the expert fighters across several weight classes, including Canelo Álvarez, Shane Mosley, and Miguel Cotto.
Mayweather took on Pacquiao on May 2, 2015. This event broke the pay-per-view record by a large margin with a total of 4.6 million buys at $100 each. Mayweather collected over $200 million, while Pacquiao took home over $100 million. Mayweather had completed his contract with Showtime by beating Andre Berto. He then chose to retire again.
Some recent achievements of Mayweather
- Mayweather has remained as undefeated boxing professional.
- On August 26, 2017, he defeated Conor McGregor with his technical knockout in the 10th round.
- On September 12, 2015, he defeated Andre Berto by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight, WBA Super World Welterweight, and The Ring Junior Welterweight Championship fight.
- Before fighting with Andre Berto, on May 2, 2015, he defeated Manny Pacquiao.
- Before their fight with Manny Pacquiao, on September 13, 2014, he won against Marcos Maidana.
When is Mayweather’s next fight?
Mayweather announced that he would face Logan Paul on February 20, 2021. The fight between Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul Live Stream on Fanmio US in the United States and Fanmio UK in the United Kingdom.
Mayweather’s net worth?
As of 2020, Mayweather is worth $450 million. His salary is $300 million per fight. Apart from this, he still remains the highest-paid athlete in the world.
Mayweather’s home and car
Mayweather bought an 11-bedroom custom-built mansion in Las Vegas that spans 22000 square feet. He paid $10 million to buy that house. He has a 13000 square feet mansion in Vegas, his primary residence from 2010 to 2018. He does have other properties, including the mansion and apartment. He has dozens of high-end cars. He did buy more than 100 cars from Towbin Motorcars in Las Vegas over the last two decades. He also owns Ferraris, Bentleys, Lamborghinis, Mercedes, Rolls Royces, and many other types.
There is no doubt that Floyd Mayweather is the best boxer of all time. This boxing legend is going to fight Logan Paul on February 20, 2021. The venue of the bout will be decided later, but it is believed that the match will be played in the USA. Fans believe that Mayweather will ensure a good win against Logan Paul as Mayweather is more experienced in technical play than Logan Paul.