One of the biggest megastars of all time is known to be Floyd Mayweather. In different weight classes, he has some impressive world title-winning records. Also, during the last few eras, he defeated some prominent boxers.
Floyd Mayweather Stats and Record
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a former boxing megastar who has a record of 0 defeats and 0 draws with 50 victories. In a total of 50 tournaments, he is also regarded as an unbeaten man. His current knockout ratio is 54% . A total of 397 rounds have been boxed by Mayweather, which means his professional fights last 7.9 rounds on average.
What and when was the last fight with Mayweather?
Mayweather’s last fight, with Tenshin Nasukawa in Saitama City, United States, was on December 31, 2018. In the first round, Mayweather won the match by knockout.
Nation, birth year, and birthplace of Mayweather
Mayweather was born in Michigan on February 24, 1977, in Grand Rapids. He is 43 years of age now. The height and weight of Mayweather are 1.73 m and 68 kg, respectively. He retired from boxing on August 26, 2017.
Mayweather made his professional debut for the first time in October 1996, meaning he has been a professional boxer for 24 years.
The Boxing Life of Floyd Mayweather
Mayweather came from a family of boxers. Floyd Sr., his father, and Jeff and Roger, his two uncles, were all professional boxers. His father and his uncles, particularly the shoulder roll, made him magical in his defensive abilities. By achieving a record of 84-8 and winning Golden Glove Championships in 1993, 1994, and 1996, he became a famous amateur.
He defended his first two games while playing in the 1996 Olympics and then ensured a close victory over Cuban boxer Lorenzo Aragon in the quarterfinals. In a rather controversial fight, he also lost a close decision to Serafim Todorov, where most of the audience, as well as the referee, thought Mayweather had prevailed. Boxing in the USA argued and avoided believing what the crowd and the referee felt, and it was not altered, and the bronze medal finished with the American fighter Mayweather.
On October 11, 1996, he began a professional fight with a victory over Roberto Apodaca. In a world title fight against Genaro Hernández, he got his first shot. The fight was entitled to the title of WBC and linear super featherweight, beating Genaro Hernández from all directions.Mayweather was entitled to the Ring as “fighter of the year” with the win, making him the first fighter to earn the honor at a young age.Then he went to defend his title against Diego Corrales, 33-0. It is considered that Diego Corrales is a heavyweight boxer. By winning every round and scoring five knockdowns, Mayweather won against Diego Corrales.
On April 20, 2002, after being victorious over the title defenses, he jumped to lightweight to defend José Luis Castillo and achieve the lightweight titles of WBC, Lineal, and The Ring. His victory over José Luis Castillo was ensured. He fought for his lightweight titles for several years and won additional belts in the super lightweight and welterweight divisions.
He signed a contract to fight against Superstar Oscar De La Hoya on May 5, 2007, in order to achieve the WBC light middleweight title. Mayweather then had won the fight against De La Hoya, and after the fight, he said he believed that he would win eight rounds.
Comeback and Retirement
Mayweather then had chosen to retire again, but he came out of retirement, and on September 19, 2009, he defended Juan Manuel Márquez, where he won outstandingly. He continued to win and defend titles and remarkably take out the expert fighters across several weight classes, including Canelo Álvarez, Shane Mosley, and Miguel Cotto.
Mayweather took on Pacquiao on May 2, 2015. This event broke the pay-per-view record by a large margin with a total of 4.6 million buys at $100 each. Mayweather collected over $200 million, while Pacquiao took home over $100 million. Mayweather had completed his contract with Showtime by beating Andre Berto. He then chose to retire again.
Mayweather’s some recent achievements
- Mayweather has remained as undefeated boxing professional.
- On August 26, 2017, he defeated Conor McGregor with his technical knockout in the 10th round.
- On September 12, 2015, he defeated Andre Berto by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight, WBA Super World Welterweight, and The Ring Junior Welterweight Championship fight.
- Before fighting with Andre Berto, on May 2, 2015, he defeated Manny Pacquiao.
- Before their fight with Manny Pacquiao, on September 13, 2014, he won against Marcos Maidana.
When is Mayweather’s next fight?
Mayweather announced that he would face Logan Paul on February 20, 2021. The fight between Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul Live Stream on Fanmio US in the United States and Fanmio UK in the United Kingdom.
Mayweather’s net worth?
As of 2020, Mayweather is worth $450 million. His salary is $300 million per fight. Apart from this, he still remains the highest-paid athlete in the world.
Mayweather’s home and car
Mayweather bought an 11-bedroom custom-built mansion in Las Vegas that spans 22000 square feet. He paid $10 million to buy that house. He has a 13000 square feet mansion in Vegas, his primary residence from 2010 to 2018. He does have other properties, including the mansion and apartment. He has dozens of high-end cars. He did buy more than 100 cars from Towbin Motorcars in Las Vegas over the last two decades. He also owns Ferraris, Bentleys, Lamborghinis, Mercedes, Rolls Royces, and many other types.
There is no doubt that the best boxer of all time is Floyd Mayweather. On February 20, 2021, this boxing legend is going to fight against Logan Paul. Later, the location of the fight will be determined, although it is assumed that the match will be played in the United States. Fans believe that, as Mayweather is more experienced in technical play than Logan Paul, Mayweather will ensure a good win against Logan Paul.