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Floyd Mayweather Jr.


My Boxing Career

6/12/2012 10:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0601_floyd_mayweather_mugFloyd Mayweather, Jr. says he's begun to shrivel up into a puny regular person during his first 12 days in the big house ... and he's worried he won't be able to bounce back in time to save his boxing career.

Mayweather made the statements in new legal papers ... in which he begs the judge to release him from the Clark County Detention Center in Nevada and let him serve the remaining time in his 3-month sentence on house arrest.  FYI -- Floyd is currently locked up for beating his baby mama in front of their kids last year.

In the docs, Mayweather says he spends 23 hours-per-day locked in isolation for his own safety. But he claims the imprisonment is taking a "cruel and inhuman" toll on his rippling physique because he can't train at a world class level while serving his time.

Mayweather claims his doctor is concerned about his "dehydrated appearance, his lack of muscle tone and his dry mucus membranes."

Floyd says his doctor also "expressed deep concern for [Floyd's] health and explained that any lengthy period of time with an inappropriate diet, coupled with lack of regular exercise, will most likely lead to irreversible damage to Mr. Mayweather's physique."

Floyd's doctor also told the court he's concerned about Floyd's diet ... because he used to eat 3,000 to 4,000 calories per day ... and now, the doc believes FM is eating less than 800.

In the papers, 35-year-old Floyd estimates he only has 2 years of boxing left in his career ... so every day counts.

A hearing will be held on Floyd's request on Thursday.

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so ou beat the crap out of your kids mom and think you should be granted the right to be free because you wont be in good shape.....wow

826 days ago


Floyd, when you're finally released, at least you'll be richer than all these TMZ haters...hold your head

826 days ago


What a joke! "Jail is too hard for me, please release me!" and what about dehydration and bad diet? Eat your jail food and drink your water! He should have think about all that before breaking the law.

826 days ago


in ireland we like to call him a PRICK, why you ask, because he's a PRICK,.......

826 days ago


Floyd you should have thought about this BEFORE you beat your wife up in front of the kids.....

826 days ago


What does he expect after committing such a violent act, to be treated special because the sport he chose to engage in is violent in itself??? Maybe he should exercise his brain for a change...

826 days ago


Let him rot!! He should do the time. He has the nerve to say it's "cruel and inhuman". What he was convicted of was "cruel and inhuman". This thug needs to get over himself!!!! Do push ups in your cell and stop the whining!!!!!!

826 days ago


Beating your Baby's Mama....wow and he calls himself a "Professional Boxer" I can't remember any other boxers other than Tyson who beat women.... What a BIG MAN!

826 days ago


The whining never stops with this guy.

826 days ago


wow! what a cry baby! shut the hell up and do your d**n time! thanks to idiots like you many stupid idiots think less about the consequences of their actions. Thinking they can get away with a little whining. ugh!

826 days ago


Cry me a river. Big enough to beat a woman, I'm sure you can handle the lil bit of hard time you got for your crime. Punk ass *****

826 days ago

Good riddance!    

Sorry, no sympathy whatsoever for the woman beater.

826 days ago


That's What He Gets For Always Being So FLASHY & Money Hungry. Ain't No "Money Mayweather" Now Is It? Plaxico Did His Time, Lil Wayne Did His Time, Hell Even Martha Stewart Did Her Time And None Of Them Complained. So Why Should He Get Special Treatment? I Hope The Judge Throws In Another 30 Days For Being A Cry Baby About It. MAN UP GAYWEATHER

826 days ago


Boo f***ing hoo

826 days ago


It is suppose to be a punishment. You want to work in a world class gym... Dont beat on women

826 days ago
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