Floyd Mayweather Jr

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. was born on February 24 1977 , in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. Boxing in his blood. His father, Floyd Sr. competed at welterweight, and his uncle Jeff Mayweather – the former IBO champion in the second featherweight. Another uncle Roger Mayweather – former world champion in the super lightweight title on the version WBC.

My father gave Mayweather Jr. in the gym shortly after he began walking. After several months of training, Floyd Jr. boxed everything it comes into view.

At the age of seven he received his first pair of boxing gloves. Mayweather family life was difficult, because Mayweather Sr. was a short temper, and he always scandals. To 1993 , the elder Mayweather was sentenced to prison on charges of illegal sale of cocaine. Mayweather’s mother was also involved in selling drugs.

Once Mayweather Jr. left the family, was the self-realization in the ring. Early in his career Mayweather was known as «Pretty Boy» (Pretty Boy), and thanks to its fast and precise style has won the National Golden Gloves to 1993 . 1994 and 1996 respectively.

The 1996 , the Mayweather finished amateur career statistics 84-6 and a bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Atlanta.

October 11th 1996 , the Mayweather began his career in professional boxing. Floyd Mayweather Jr won battles with astonishing speed. During the first two years, when his father was his manager and trainer, he has won some easy fights and then secured the success of winning his first world title in the world junior lightweight champion on the version WBC.

The 2000 , the Mayweather Jr. fired his father as manager. After that, their differences became more intense, and soon Floyd Mayweather Jr. fired Mayweather Sr., and as a coach, and replaced him with his uncle Roger Mayweather.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. was born on February 24 1977 , in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. Boxing in his blood. His father, Floyd Sr. competed at welterweight, and his uncle Jeff Mayweather – the former IBO champion in the second featherweight. Another uncle Roger Mayweather – former world champion in the super lightweight title on the version WBC.

My father gave Mayweather Jr. in the gym shortly after he began walking. After several months of training, Floyd Jr. boxed everything it comes into view.

At the age of seven he received his first pair of boxing gloves. Mayweather family life was difficult, because Mayweather Sr. was a short temper, and he always scandals. To 1993 , the elder Mayweather was sentenced to prison on charges of illegal sale of cocaine. Mayweather’s mother was also involved in selling drugs.

Once Mayweather Jr. left the family, was the self-realization in the ring. Early in his career Mayweather was known as «Pretty Boy» (Pretty Boy), and thanks to its fast and precise style has won the National Golden Gloves to 1993 . 1994 and 1996 respectively.

The 1996 , the Mayweather finished amateur career statistics 84-6 and a bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Atlanta.

October 11th 1996 , the Mayweather began his career in professional boxing. Floyd Mayweather Jr won battles with astonishing speed. During the first two years, when his father was his manager and trainer, he has won some easy fights and then secured the success of winning his first world title in the world junior lightweight champion on the version WBC.

The 2000 , the Mayweather Jr. fired his father as manager. After that, their differences became more intense, and soon Floyd Mayweather Jr. fired Mayweather Sr., and as a coach, and replaced him with his uncle Roger Mayweather.

From the 2000 , and at 7 years career of Floyd Jr. is going up rapidly. During this period, he changed his weight class four times, thus becoming the champion in the lightweight version WBC – 2001 a year, super lightweight champion on the version WBC – 2005 a year, welterweight weight under version WBC – 2006 a year.

The 2007 , the Mayweather won the fight with a “data-html =”true”> Oscar De La Hoya for the WBC junior middleweight champion. After this fight earnings Floyd Mayweather Jr. have increased several times. In the same year, Mayweather Jr. stunned the racing world with his resignation from the sport.

The 2007 , the Mayweather has taken center stage in the documentary film series four HBO «24/7». In the same year he took part in the TV show “Dancing with the Stars».

In September, 2009 , the Floyd returned to a professional career and won the fight against Juan Manuel Marquez. Eight months later, he won the fight by unanimous decision over Shane Mosley in Las Vegas.

The 2010 , he was third on the list of highest-paid American athletes, with an income of more than $ 60 million a year.

In neodnorazovo Floyd had problems with the law. In late December, 2011 , the court in Las Vegas sentenced him to 90 days in jail after he pleaded guilty to charges of domestic violence and harassment in two attempts.

In May, 2013 , the Mayweather again attracted the world’s attention by beating Roberto Guerrero and took his world champion by the WBC welterweight champion.

At the same 2013 , the Floyd held a match against Mexican Saul Alvarez, the results of which Mayweather won on points by majority decision of the judges. For this fight Floyd received 41.5 million dollars, making it the most lucrative fight and a boxing sports event in history.

May 3 2014 , the Mayweather won on points and Argentine Marcos Maidana won the title of WBA Super Welterweight Champion. Maidana wanted to rematch and 13 September of the same year the boxers come into the ring again. At the end of the 12-round unanimous decision Floyd won again.

At the same 2014 , there were rumors about a possible fight Mayweather against Filipino boxer, world champion of the WBO welterweight title, “data-html =”true”> Manny Pacquiao.

In February 2015 , the boxer signed a contract for the fight, which is scheduled for May 2 2015 , in Las Vegas. Experts say the battle is one of the most anticipated fights in boxing history. The battle between the two champions took place mostly on an equal footing all 12 rounds. Round unanimous decision went undefeated Floyd Mayweather.

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