Floyd Joy Sinclair
Pretty Boy, Money Mayweather, TBE (The Best Ever)
Grand Rapids, Michigan, US
Southern Highlands Golf Club, Las Vegas Township, Enterprise, Nevada, US
Floyd Mayweather Jr. attended Ottawa Hills High School in Michigan. However, he dropped out of the school early.
- Father – Floyd Mayweather, Sr. (Former welterweight contender)
- Mother – Deborah Sinclair
- Siblings – Fannie Orr (Sister), Justin Jones (Brother), Deltricia Tawanna Howard (Sister)
- Others – Jeff Mayweather (Uncle), Roger Mayweather (Uncle)
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. can be contacted and approached at Mayweather Boxing Club, Las Vegas, USA.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
154 lbs or 70 kg
Girlfriend / Spouse
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been romantically linked with –
- Erica Dixon – The reality TV star and model had a brief relationship with Mayweather Jr. in the past.
- Josie Harris (1993-2007) – Josie Harris was in a relationship with the boxer for a long duration in the past. However, the relationship ended on a bitter note when the boxer had to serve in jail for domestic violence against her. Josie Harris has also sued him for defamation in 2015. The couple has three children – Koraun Mayweather (son), Jirah Mayweather (daughter) and Zion Shamaree Mayweather (son).
- Melissa Brim (1998-2000) – The American personality, Melissa Brim started dating the boxer in July 1998. They have a child named Iyanna (daughter) who was born on May 20, 2000. The couple separated in August 2000.
- Shantel Jackson (2006-2014) – The model and actress, Shantel Jackson commenced dating Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2006. The couple got engaged in September 2010. However, they have separated in 2014.
- Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas (2008) – The singer, dancer and actress, Rozonda started dating Floyd Mayweather Jr. in February 2008 but separated soon in the same year in May.
- Keyshia Cole (2008) – The singer, songwriter, record producer, businesswoman and television personality, Keyshia Cole met the boxer at his birthday party in February 2008. They started dating soon but got separated by September, the same year.
- Jessica Burciaga (2011) – The Adult magazine model is rumored to have an encounter with the boxer in 2011.
- Princess Love (2013-2014) – The former stripper and television personality had commenced dating the boxer in 2013. They separated in 2014.
- Doralie Medina (2014-Present) – The model started seeing the boxer on April 30, 2014 after they met through a mutual friend. The couple is still dating.
Race / Ethnicity
- Referring himself in third person
- Undefeated match record
- Criminal controversies
The exact body specifications of Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is not known.
However, his chest-biceps-waist specifications may be –
- Chest – 40 in or 102 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 14.5 in or 37 cm
- Waist – 31 in or 79 cm
The exact shoe size of Floyd Mayweather Jr. is not known.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. appeared for the TV commercial for AT&T in 2009.
He has also endorsed many brands like Nike, etc.
Though, he also signed a deal with Reebok in 2009, but had to cancel it because he purchased Nike shoes and posted that pics on social media.
Best Known For
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is best known for being the WBC, WBA, and Ring welterweight champion.
He is also known for being the WBC Super, WBA, and Ring junior middleweight champion.
The Boxer has been known to his fans through Sports news and boxing websites for being rated as the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. won the National Golden Gloves in 1993 as an amateur with a record of 84-6.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. utilizes the orthodox defensive stance to tackle his opponents. His techniques include –
- Shoulder Roll
- Right hand held slightly higher than normal
- Lead should raised high on cheeks covering chin
- Lead shoulder utilized to block punches
- Right hand used to block punches such as left hooks
- Left hand positioned around the midsection
- Twisting body to deflect punches from the opponent.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. has not acted in any of the films till date.
He has, however, been the executive producer of 30 Days in May, a TV documentary movie, released in 2013.
First TV Show
As an actor, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. has appeared in Arli$$ (TV Series) in 1997.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the boxer who has an undefeated fight record in the world. Behind such a success, there are a few who undertake to train the man. The boxer had been trained since his childhood by his father, Floyd Mayweather, Sr. and his uncle Roger Mayweather, both being professional boxers of their time. Mayweather Jr. had himself reported that he didn’t have much memory with his father other than training.
With such a start, it was sure that Mayweather Jr. was into future boxing. He learnt his signature boxing style from his father and uncle. Additionally, Nate Jones (former Olympic and professional boxer), and Cornelius Boza Edwards (Former WBC Super featherweight champion) are his assistant trainers.
The boxer is known to hit the gym everyday and indulging in shadow-boxing for about 40-minutes. His routine includes practicing footwork, practicing punching, movement, stance, speed and technique. The 40-round workout alters between punching hand-pads, body-pads and heavy bags. Towards the end, he indulges with the speed bag, jump rope and weighted jump rope. The boxer does 200 sit-ups and 50 pushups before finishing the routine.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Favorite Things
- Interest – Music and dance
- Movies – Monster Flicks, Epic movie that stars Brad Pitt
- Sports – All sports especially table tennis, basketball
- Music / Singers – 50 Cent, G-Unit, Earl Hayes, Derek Bomb, Jay-Z, Cassidy
- Ice-Cream Flavor – Praline and Creams
- Chore – Brushing
- Seasoning – Barbeque sauce
- Boxers – Kostya Tszyu, Marquez brothers, Pacquiao, Winky Wright, Bernard Hopkins, Mo Harris, Pernell Whitaker, Him and Aaron Pryor and Marvin Hagler, Sugar Ray Leonard, Roger Mayweather
- Athletes – Michael Vick, Terrell Owens (Basketball players), Venus Williams, Serena Williams (Tennis Players)
Source – Sportskeeda, Boxing Insider
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Facts
- He has won eleven world titles and the lineal championship in five different weight classes – Junior Light, Light, Light Welter, Welter, and Light Middleweight.
- The Ring magazine pronounced Mayweather as two-time Fighter of the Year when he won the awards in 1998 and 2007.
- The boxer has been honored with Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) Fighter of the Year award in 2007 and 2013. He has also been awarded the Best Fighter ESPY Award for six times in 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, and 2014.
- Spike TV has honored Mayweather with The Best Ever award in 2015.
- In 2014, Forbes listed Mayweather as the highest paid athlete in the world. He has previously been featured by Forbes and Sports Illustrated in the list of 50 highest paid athletes in 2012 and 2013.
- He has won the National Golden Gloves championship in 1993, 1994 and 1996 at 106 lb, 114 lb and 125 lb respectively.
- After a controversial decision, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. was awarded the bronze medal at the Atlanta 1996 Olympics in the featherweight (57 kg) category.
- Mayweather, Jr. is famous for his battery against women. On June 1, 2012, the boxer had reported to the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas for a 87-day term in jail for domestic abuse against his girlfriend and mother of his child, Josie Harris.
- Apart from boxing, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. has also shown interest in music and dance. He has appeared on the fifth season of Dancing with the Stars with Ukrainian-American professional ballroom-dancer Karina Smirnoff.
- Floyd Mayweather, Jr. was stripped of his WBO Welterweight Championship title at 147 lbs on July 6, 2015 for not complying with the regulations of the organization.
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