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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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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao -- MGM Blocking Vegas Hotels from Showing Fight

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao
MGM Blocking Vegas Hotels From Showing Fight

If you're gonna be in Vegas for the big fight ... and you're not at an MGM property ... you may be S.O.L. -- because MGM honchos are blocking competitors from showing Mayweather vs.… READ MORE >

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao -- TECATE KO'S CORONA ... Buys Beer Rights for $5.6 Million!

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao
TECATE KO'S CORONA Buys Beer Rights for $5.6 Mil

There was a civil war in Mexico surrounding the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight -- TECATE VERSUS CORONA -- but now ... one beer has finally obtained the rights to be the official cerveza of the… READ MORE >

- 33 days ago
Floyd Mayweather -- Don't Egg Me On When I Eat

Floyd Mayweather
Don't Egg Me On When I Eat

Floyd Mayweather dropped thousands of bucks at a sushi/steak joint with 40 of his closest friends, and there was only one ground rule -- NO ONE was allowed to egg the champ. Floyd and his crew hit… READ MORE >

- 36 days ago
Floyd Mayweather -- Used $4,000 Gold Pen ... to Sign Pacquiao Contract

Floyd Mayweather
Used $4,000 Gold Pen to Sign Pacquiao Contract

// Talk about a golden touch ... TMZ Sports has learned Floyd Mayweather used an 18 karat gold pen -- worth $4,000 -- to sign his contract for the big Pacquiao fight.  It's called the… READ MORE >

- 37 days ago
Mayweather/Pacquiao -- War On the Dome Front

Mayweather/Pacquiao
War On the Dome Front

The Mayweather vs. Pacquiao rivalry has taken over a hair show in Puerto Rico -- where a famous barber stole the spotlight by etching BOTH fighters onto the same dude's head! TMZ Sports has the… READ MORE >

- 39 days ago
Mayweather/Pacquiao Fight -- Brothel Offers Tix & Ass for $100k

Mayweather/Pacquiao Fight
Brothel Offers Tix & Ass for $100K

High rollers who'd love to go to the Mayweather/Pacquiao fight and get a little freaky deaky while they're there are in luck ... 'cause a Nevada brothel is offering a $100k fight package… READ MORE >

- 39 days ago
Mayweather/Pacquiao Fight -- New WBC Belt Unveiled ... $1 Million Swag!!

Mayweather/Pacquiao Fight
New WBC Belt Unveiled $1 MILLION SWAG!

Floyd and Manny are fighting for more green than they thought on May 2nd ... 'cause TMZ Sports has the first look at the WBC belt the two men will be vying for ... and it's as emerald as Oz. The… READ MORE >

- 40 days ago
Floyd Mayweather -- $1,000 A Plate Training Diet ... To Kick Manny's Ass

Floyd Mayweather's Diet
$1,000-a-Plate To Kick Manny's Ass

// It's a good thing Floyd Mayweather's got a $150 million paycheck in his future ... 'cause he's paying the private chef who's cooking up his meals about $1,000-a-plate!!! BTW -- 46 days… READ MORE >

- 40 days ago
Tiny -- Me At The Mayweather Fight? Not A Chance In Hell

Tiny
Me At The Mayweather Fight? Not A Chance In Hell

// T.I.'s wife Tameka "Tiny" Cottle obviously knows when to leave well enough alone ... telling TMZ Sports there's not a chance in hell she'll be in Vegas for the huge Mayweather/Pacquiao… READ MORE >

- 44 days ago
Floyd Mayweather -- No Charges Filed in Alleged Choking Case

Floyd Mayweather
No Charges Filed in Alleged Choking Case

Floyd Mayweather was NOT charged with a crime after a 19-year-old close family friend filed a police report claiming the boxer put him in a chokehold during a 2014 argument.  The Las Vegas… READ MORE >

- 45 days ago

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