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Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Floyd Joy Mayweather, Jr., (born Floyd Sinclair; February 24, 1977) is an American professional boxer. He is a five-division world champion, where he has won eight world titles, as well as the Lineal Championship in three different weight classes. He is a two-time The Ring "Fighter of the Year," winning the award in 1998 and 2007 also won the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) "Fighter of the Year" award in 2007 and Best Fighter ESPY Award 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2012. He is undefeated as a professional boxer. Currently, Mayweather is the WBC Welterweight Champion, WBA (Super) Light Middleweight Champion and recipient of the WBC Diamond belt. He is also rated as the best pound for pound boxer in the world by many sporting news and boxing websites, including Sports Illustrated, ESPN, BoxRec, Fox Sports, Yahoo! Sports and About.com. Floyd Mayweather topped the Forbes and Sports Illustrated lists of 50 of the highest-paid athletes of 2012. Mayweather was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., into a family of boxers. His father, Floyd Mayweather Sr., was a former welterweight contender who fought Hall of Famer Sugar Ray Leonard.

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