About Floyd Mayweather
Floyd Mayweather net worth has been claimed to have an estimate of 115 million dollars. To the public Floyd Mayweather is known as the American champion of boxing, the activity which brings millions of dollars to the total amount of Floyd Mayuweather net worth. The star has participated in six boxing championships in different weight categories, such as Super featherweight, Super welterweight, Lightweight and Junior welterweight.
While playing boxing, he has also reached some records including 40 winnings and zero defeats. Moreover, those 40 winnings are also of records. Out of those 40, 25 were complete knock outs and the rest 15 were decisions.
The boxer was born in 1977 and his real birth name is Floyd Sinclair. The boxer has won eight titles on a world scale. In 1998 and in 2007, he got a title of the Ring Fighter of the Year. In addition, in 2007 Floyd Mayweather got the award of the Fighter of the Year which was given to him by the BWAA. Thus, all of his awards and the list of winnings show that Floyd Mayweather can be considered an undefeated champion of boxing. Many sports magazines such as Sports Illustrated named the boxer as the best boxer in the category of the pound-for-pound. Floyd Mayweather net worth made him to be attributed to the list of the highest paid athletes of 2012 by the magazines Sports Illustrated and also the Forbes.
Floyd Mayweather was born in Michigan and his family was involved in boxing. Therefore, a lot of people believe that it made an impact on Floyd Mayweather to turn for a career as a boxer as well. His father was known as a welterweight boxer who defeated many talented boxers including Hall of Fame star Sugar Rey Leonard. Floyd Mayweather’s uncles were also involved into boxing and won championships. One of them was used to be a boxing trainer for Floyd Mayweather.
From an early childhood Floyd Mayweather was involved into boxing and did not think of any other careers. In one of his interviews Floyd Mayweather confessed that it was his grandmother who saw his potential in boxing. When he was young he told her that he should get a decent job. However, his grandmother advised Floyd Mayweather to continue on practicing boxing.
In addition, his childhood was really hard and sometimes their family was out of the money to pay for electricity bills, thus today it is quite difficult to realize how much the boxer has achieved and Floyd Mayweather net worth proves all his efforts to become a well known professional boxer.