Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Olympic and Professional Boxer

Floyd Mayweather redirects here. For his father, see Floyd Mayweather, Sr. Floyd Mayweather, Jr. File:Floyd Mayweather, Jr. at DeWalt event. jpgStatisticsReal name Floyd Joy Mayweather, Jr.

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1977 Birth Mayweather was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on February 24, 1977, into a family of boxers. … Read More


1993 16 Years Old Mayweather had an amateur record of 84–6 and won national Golden Gloves championships in 1993 (at 106 lb), 1994 (at 114 lb), and 1996 (at 125 lb). … Read More
At the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Mayweather won a bronze medal by reaching the semi-finals of the featherweight (57-kg) division. … Read More


1998 - 2002 8 More Events
2003 26 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 19, 2003 Mayweather defended his WBC lightweight title in a unanimous decision over Dominican Victoriano Sosa. … Read More
On January 22, 2005 Mayweather fought Henry Bruseles in another WBC elimination bout, outclassing Bruseles throughout the first seven rounds. … Read More
On April 8, 2006, Mayweather defeated Zab Judah for the IBF welterweight title in a unanimous decision. … Read More


Oscar De la Hoya postponed his decision until 2007, leaving Mayweather to choose his next opponent.
On May 2, 2009, it was confirmed that Mayweather was coming out of a 21-month retirement to fight The Ring lightweight champion and #2 pound-for-pound Juan Manuel Márquez, at a catch weight of 144 lb on July 18 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on HBO PPV. … Read More
Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe declared on January 18, 2010, that random blood and urine testing will be implemented in all of Mayweather's future fights, regardless of the opponent.
2011 34 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 7, 2011, Mayweather announced via Twitter that he was set to fight WBC welterweight champion and The Ring #2-ranked welterweight Victor Ortiz on September 17. … Read More
ESPN reported on January 20, 2012, that Mayweather called Pacquiao on the telephone and spoke directly with him in the Philippines. "He ask about a 50/50 split and I told him no that can't happen, but what can happen is you can make more money fighting me then sic you have made in your career," Mayweather said. … Read More
2013 36 Years Old 1 More Event
Mayweather returned to the ring on May 4, 2013, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena to face the WBC interim welterweight champion, Ring No. 3 ranked welterweight, and the WBC's mandatory challenger Robert Guerrero. … Read More
2014 37 Years Old 1 More Event
Despite interest in a bout with Amir Khan, Mayweather announced that he would face Marcos Maidana on May 3, 2014, in a unification bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena, with Mayweather's WBC and The Ring welterweight titles at stake, as well as Maidana's WBA (Super) welterweight title. … Read More
…  Mayweather was honored with The Best Ever Award by Spike TV in 2015. … Read More
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