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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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Floyd Mayweather -- Justin Bieber Could Be a Pro Boxer ... 'He's a True Champion'

Floyd Mayweather
Bieber Could Be a Pro Boxer 'He's a True Champion'

Justin Bieber ain't playin' around ... the guy could fight at a pro level if he wanted to -- so says his trainer Floyd Mayweather Jr.As you know, Bieber and Mayweather are tight -- and Floyd spent… READ MORE >

Mike Tyson On Floyd Mayweather's Spending -- 'Have a Ball!'

Mike Tyson
On Mayweather's Spending: 'Have a Ball!'

Mike Tyson has some advice for Floyd Mayweather when it comes to spending ridiculous amounts of cash ... HAVE A BALL!!!Of course, critics have been all over Mayweather for years ... saying he'll… READ MORE >

- 48 days ago
Nelly -- I Don't Hate Floyd Mayweather ... Even If My GF Does

Nelly
I DON'T HATE MAYWEATHER Even If My GF Does

His GF claims Floyd Mayweather pulled a gun on her ... and repeatedly beat her up ... but Nelly says HE'S not going to bury the hatchet with the boxer because "I ain't got no hatchet to… READ MORE >

- 52 days ago
Nelly -- Huge Stars Hit 40th Bday Party ... Including Championship Boxer

Nelly
Huge Stars Hit 40th Bday Party Including Championship Boxer

Nelly turned 40 this weekend ... and some HUGE stars came out to his L.A. mansion to celebrate -- including big-time actors, producers and a major boxing champ.Former "Scandal" star Columbus Short… READ MORE >

- 55 days ago
Floyd Mayweather -- Cops Warning Vegas Strip Clubs ... DON'T LET HIM IN!

Floyd Mayweather
Cops Warning Vegas Strip Clubs Don't Let Him In!

Las Vegas strip clubs are getting a stern warning from cops -- DON'T LET FLOYD MAYWEATHER INSIDE ... because he sexually harasses strippers ... something Floyd denies. TMZ Sports has learned ...… READ MORE >

- 57 days ago
'TMZ Hollywood Sports' -- Floyd Mayweather ... Check Out My Diamond-Crusted iPod

'TMZ Hollywood Sports'
Floyd Mayweather Check Out My Diamond-Crusted iPod

Diamonds aren't just a girl's best friend -- Floyd Mayweather loves 'em too ... so much so, that he blinged out his old school iPod!!  Make sure to check out the brand NEW episode of "TMZ… READ MORE >

- 66 days ago
Floyd Mayweather -- I Won't Bet On World Series ... 'Just Not Into Baseball'

Floyd Mayweather
I Won't Bet On World Series 'Just Not Into Baseball'

Sorry baseball ... Floyd Mayweather is just not that into you. In fact, Floyd's so indifferent about America's pastime, the legendary gambler is sitting out of one of the biggest sporting events… READ MORE >

- 68 days ago
Justin Bieber -- BOXING WITH MAYWEATHER ... No Shirt (Of Course)

Justin Bieber
BOXING WITH MAYWEATHER ... No Shirt (Of Course)

Justin Bieber is gonna EAT LIGHTNING AND CRAP THUNDER ... 'cause he's now training to box with the greatest fighter alive -- Floyd Mayweather, Jr.Bieber and Floyd threw on the gloves at the… READ MORE >

- 72 days ago
Floyd Mayweather -- THUNDERSTORMIN' ... At Famous L.A. Nudie Bar [Video]

Floyd Mayweather
THUNDERSTORMIN' ... At Famous L.A. Nudie Bar

The Floyd Mayweather money hurricane touched down in L.A. last Tuesday night ... with the boxer throwing THOUSANDS of dollars in the air at a famous L.A. nudie bar -- and TMZ Sports has the… READ MORE >

- 74 days ago
Floyd Mayweather -- I'm Gonna Train Michael Jackson's Son ... To Fight!

Floyd Mayweather
I'm Gonna Train Michael Jackson's Son ... To Fight!

Michael Jackson's son could be the next great boxing prodigy -- because Floyd Mayweather says he is going to PERSONALLY train Prince Jackson ... now that he's apparently joined The Money… READ MORE >

- 81 days ago

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