Floyd Mayweather Jr. credits once estranged father for his boxing longevity

talks to his father during a press conference ahead of his fight with De La Hoya in 2007. Floyd Sr. had been keen to work as the latter’s trainer for the fight only for De La Hoya to decide against it. Just as his father before him, Floyd Mayweather is led away in handcuffs — after receiving a brief jail term for domestic violence. In the 1990s, Floyd Sr.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is so great, a genius some say.


The 36-year-old posted a picture of part of his watch collection with the caption: ‘It’s all about having choices…$6.4million worth (and that is just one case). The world welterweight champion is currently preparing for what promises to be his toughest fight yet, against Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in Las Vegas on September 14. Decisions, decisions: Floyd Mayweather posted this picture, part of his huge collection of expensive watches The pair recently completed an exhaustive 11-city media tour which attracted 100,000 people. Tickets for the event itself, at the MGM Grand Arena on September 14, sold out well inside 24 hours, breaking the mayweather vs canelo tickets all-time box office record for a live gate in Las Vegas of almost $19 million. They are now fetching in excess of $40,000 a pair online. Face off: Mayweather will face Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (right) in Las Vegas in September Seats for closed-circuit TV transmission at the several MGM hotels along The Strip at $100 each – are already in dwindling supply.

Decision time! Mayweather struggles to choose which watch to wear from his £4.3m collection (and that’s just one case)

Its a marvelous marketing scheme and its genius. So the next time you discredit or boo him, or proclaim your everlasting unconditional hate, remember that action makes you a fan. Well according to definition anyway, and thats okay, fan. Every time Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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