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About Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Joy Mayweather, Jr. (born Floyd Sinclair on February 24, 1977 at Grand Rapids, Michigan), is an American professional boxer. He is the son of Floyd Mayweather, Sr., a former welterweight boxing contender.

From July 18, 2005 through June 2, 2008 he was rated by The Ring magazine as the number-one pound for pound boxer in the world. Mayweather has won six world boxing championships in five different boxing weight classes; he is the former WBC welterweight champion, a title he vacated upon his retirement. He was named Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year in 1998 and 2007.

Reports in April 2010 say that WBA World light welterweight champion Amir Khan is planning to quit boxing in five years after beating American legend Floyd Mayweather Junior and Philippine Manny Pacquiao on his road to superstardom. WBA heavyweight champion David Haye picked up at least five million pounds for his ninth-round stoppage of Ruiz to earn the sort of worldwide profile that allowed Ricky Hatton to earn more than 20 million pounds for his showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jnr.

WBA Super Welterweight Title

Floyd Mayweather has won the World Boxing Association super welterweight title after he beat Miguel Cotto in an unanimous 12-round decision. The match was played at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

In May 2012, it was reported that Mayweather is considering retirement from Boxing. As per the reports in the media, Mayweather is considering retirement from the sport as there is no one for him to fight.

Fight of the Century

On 2 May 2015, Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeated former eight-division champion Manny Pacquaio to win 'Fight of the Century'. With the victory, Mayweather retained his World Boxing Association and World Boxing Council belts and won World Boxing Organization's title.

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The 'Good Times' of Ibiza Invades the Vegas Strip Following the 'Fight of the Century'
The much ballyhooed "Fight of the Century" May 2 between Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Manny Pacquiao may have been a letdown, but Las Vegas got its groove back a few days later with an infusion of the intensely-grooving Electronic Dance Music (EDM) of Ibiza via the official U.S. label launch May 6 of Pacific Electronic Music (PEM) (www.pacificelectronicmusic

Attorneys Create After Botched Boxing Match Seek More Plaintiffs for Suit Against Pacquiao, Mayweather
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwired - May 11, 2015) - Fort Lauderdale attorneys are holding no punches in the aftermath of the boxing match between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, creating the new website,

ReelTime Partners Welcomes Multiple Emmy and Peabody Award Winning Producers
ReelTime Rentals, Inc. (OTC Pink: RLTR) welcomes multiple Emmy and Peabody award winning producers and editor Jackson Nguyen and Todd Crites of Turn Left Productions. They will head production and development of all video and television projects.

Floyd Mayweather released from jail
Floyd Mayweather was given a 30-day off on his 3 month sentence

Jailed boxer Floyd Mayweather 'world's highest paid athlete' in Forbes' 2012 money list
Jailed boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has topped Forbes' 2012 money list as the world's highest paid athlete.

Judge rejects Mayweather's release appeal over food and drink complaints
World welterweight and light middleweight champion Floyd Mayweather's appeal to release him from prison over food and drink complaints has been rejected by a court.

Mundine stripped of interim WBA title over failure to fight reigning champ Austin Trout
The World Boxing Association (WBA) has stripped Anthony Mundine of his interim super welterweight title after he failed to undertake a mandatory fight against title-holder American Austin Trout in Panama.

Mayweather 'World's richest boxer'
American star Floyd Mayweather is the world's richest boxer with an estimated fortune of 100 million pounds.

Jail first, then I'll nail Khan: Mayweather
American boxing star Floyd Mayweather, who would be beginning his 90-day jail term on June 1, plans to finish his prison stint before facing International Boxing Federation Light-Welterweight Champion Amir Khan.

Ex-champion Khan in line to face American boxer Mayweather
Former World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation Light-Welterweight Champion Amir Khan is in line to fight American boxing star Floyd Mayweather.

Ex US champ Leonard fears about boxing's future in country
Former American boxer Sugar Ray Leonard has expressed fears about the future of the sport in the country, where the sweet science is being overshadowed by the rise of mixed martial arts and the lack of genuine stars.

Former heavyweight champ Lewis saddened by poor boxing quality
Former heavyweight boxing champion Lennox Lewis has said the lack of quality in heavyweight boxing makes him sad.

Filipino boxer 'Punk' Pacquiao calls American Mayweather's bluff
Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao has accepted American rival Floyd Mayweather's provocative challenge for a heavyweight showdown in Las Vegas in May this year.

Mayweather challenges Pacquiao to 'match of century' on May 5
WBC Welterweight Champion Floyd Mayweather Junior has challenged Manny Pacquiao to fight him on May 5.

Nelson Mandela's daughter ordered to pay $7.5 mln dollars for breaching boxing contract
Former South African president Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi, has reportedly been ordered to pay Los Angeles boxing adviser Duane Moody about 7.5 million dollars (62.1 million Rand) for breaching a boxing contract.

Boxing Champion Floyd Mayweather to Launch "Mayweather," a Luxury Print MYMAG Magazine
The undefeated, award-winning boxing champion, Floyd Mayweather, is giving unprecedented insight into his life with the launch of "Mayweather," a limited edition print magazine. The premium print edition of "Mayweather," created in collaboration with MYMAG (, an interactive media platform that bridges celebrities and their supporters, is available now.

Nelson Mandela's daughter ordered to pay R62m for breaching boxing contract
Former South African president Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi, has reportedly been ordered to pay Los Angeles boxing adviser Duane Moody about 62.1 million Rand (7.5 million dollars) for breaching a boxing contract.

Floyd Mayweather Jr sentenced to 3 months for domestic violence
Floyd Mayweather Jr has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for assaulting his ex-girlfriend, Josie Harris in 2010.

Amir Khan capable of ending Mayweather's 42-fight unbeaten run: Haye
Former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye reckons that fellow Brit pugilist Amir Khan is the only man in the world who can end American Floyd Mayweather's 42-fight unbeaten run in the boxing ring.

De la Hoya backs Amir Khan to be world's best pound-for-pound fighter
Retired Mexican American boxer Oscar de la Hoya has said that Amir Khan will be the world's best pound-for-pound fighter within a year.

Bout with Mayweather will be in 2012: Amir Khan
Brit Muslim boxer Amir Khan believes his bout with American pugilist Floyd Mayweather Junior will take place within the next "six to nine months".

Mayweather's dirty win prompts 80-year-old journalist to say he'd kick his a** if younger
American Boxer Floyd Mayweather sparked fury last night after he claimed a world title fight by knocking out opponent Victor Ortiz while his guard was down.

Boxing hero Mayweather, a softie and a realist at heart
He may be known as one of the world's best boxers currently, but at heart, American pugilist Floyd Mayweather is a softie and a realist. He likes to switch off his sports-related ego, and would like nothing better than to be remembered for teaching his kids to be responsible and respectful human beings.

Amir Khan calls Mayweather a 'chicken'
British Muslim world light-welterweight champion Amir Khan has called American rival Floyd Mayweather a 'chicken' as Mayweather has repeatedly backed off from fighting him.

Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corp. (CGAQ) Announces: Shareholder Update on Racetrack, HBO/ESPN Fights and New Casino Location
Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corp. (PINKSHEETS: CGAQ) -- On the heels of the successful IBF fight last week CEO Steven Swank will released a Company Newsletter to update shareholders and investors outlining the substantial progress that has been made over the course of the year and discuss the future of the company in the coming new year.

Timberlake, Biel reconciliation on the cards?
Rumours of a reconciliation between Justin Timberlake and ex-girlfriend Jessica Biel were refueled after Timberlake spent the weekend with his ex in New York.

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