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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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ESPN's Michelle Beadle -- Floyd Mayweather's a Horrible Person with Nothing But Money in His Life (VIDEO)

Michelle Beadle
Mayweather's a Horrible Person ... With Nothing But Money in His Life

Michelle Beadle has Ronda Rousey's back in her heated war of words with Floyd Mayweather Jr. -- and says, ironically, the boxing champ can't handle a fight ... when… READ MORE >

Floyd Mayweather Jr. -- Somebody Better Habla Espanol in Here!! (VIDEO)

Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Somebody Better Habla Espanõl ... Up in Here!

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Andre Berto held the first news conference for their upcoming fight -- and the standout moment wasn't even about them ... instead the under… READ MORE >

- 26 days ago
Sylvester Stallone -- Mayweather Will Stay Undefeated … Unless (VIDEO)

Sylvester Stallone
Floyd Will Stay Undefeated Unless ...

Sylvester Stallone knows the secret to defeating Floyd Mayweather Jr. … but it doesn’t have anything to do with his next opponent, Andre Berto. Almost no… READ MORE >

- 26 days ago
Andre Berto -- Pay Attention, Floyd Mayweather Jr. ... I'll Teach YOU About 'History'

Andre Berto
Pay Attention, Floyd ... I'll Teach You About 'History'

Let the trash talk begin -- Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s already counting on Andre Berto becoming his 49th victim, guaranteeing a victory, but Berto says he's about to teach the champ a… READ MORE >

- 27 days ago
Floyd Mayweather Jr. -- I Guarantee Victory Over Andre Berto

Floyd Mayweather Jr.
I Guarantee Victory ... Over Andre Berto

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is officially confirming what TMZ Sports first told you -- he's giving Andre Berto a shot at the title next month.  Floyd just posted a promotional poster for the Sept.… READ MORE >

- 28 days ago
Andre Berto's Chef -- SLAMS MAYWEATHER'S CHEF ... Your Fight Menu's WEAK!!!

Andre Berto's Chef
SLAMS MAYWEATHER'S CHEF ... Your Menu's WEAK!!!

Andre Berto's personal chef is serving up a hot, steaming plate of CHEF BEEF ... claiming Floyd Mayweather's chef is WEAK SAUCE when it comes to feeding her fighter!  TMZ Sports spoke with… READ MORE >

- 34 days ago
Sylvester Stallone -- What's Good for Floyd Mayweather Jr. ... Is Great for 'Creed'

Sylvester Stallone
What's Good for Mayweather ... Is GREAT for 'Creed'

Floyd Mayweather won't be in 'Creed,' but his swag will be -- Sylvester Stallone tapped Floyd's favorite boxing glove company to be the official mitt of the movie. Elvis Grant,… READ MORE >

- 38 days ago
Floyd Mayweather Jr. -- You Look Like Someone I Know! Hangs with Ruby Rose (PHOTO)

Floyd Mayweather Jr.
You Look Like Someone I Know! ... Hangs with Ruby Rose

Floyd Mayweather Jr. taught Hollywood "It" girl Ruby Rose a few things about boxing -- during a Las Vegas meet-and-greet that must've had Floyd thinking he was seeing double. Ruby went to the TMT… READ MORE >

- 39 days ago
Floyd Mayweather Jr. -- Surprises Protege With Brand New Whip

Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Surprises Protege with A Brand New Whip!

Life's good when you're on The Money Team ... 'cause one of Floyd Mayweather's proteges tells TMZ Sports the boxing champ hooked him up with a brand spanking new ride worth over $30k! Okay,… READ MORE >

- 40 days ago
Boxing Legend Ray Mancini -- Floyd Mayweather's Taking Easy Route ... Gotta Fight GGG to Be 'TBE'

Boxing Legend Ray Mancini
Floyd's Taking Easy Route He's Gotta Fight GGG to Be 'TBE'

Boxing legend Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini says Floyd Mayweather is never going to truly be "The Best Ever" ... until he steps in the ring with the most… READ MORE >

- 41 days ago

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