Floyd Mayweather is an American retired boxer with plenty of success under his belt. He is a serial boxing world title winner and continues to influence the boxing sector even when on retirement. Despite retiring from the sport, Floyd came back to fight UFC champion Conor McGregor in a match that he also won. All through his career, Floyd won several titles in different weight classes, including super featherweight, lightweight, welterweight and light middleweight. Floyd retired as an unbeaten champion and now works as a professional boxing promoter.
Until today, boxing fans regard Floyd Mayweather as the best defensive boxer in the history of boxing. His punches were accurate and knew how to time his moves well. Through his career, Floyd set a record of winning 26 world title matches with 10 of them being KOs. He further won 23 lineal title fights with 9 of them being KOs. Floyd also boasts winning 12 fights against both former and current lineal champions with three of them being Kos.
While it is true that Floyd Mayweather has plenty of achievements, they did not come cheap. Floyd is one of the best-paid sportsmen. In fact, he goes by the nickname “Moneyman” to further underline his financial superiority.
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Floyd Mayweather has recently confirmed that he will once again come out of retirement to fight the 20-year-old Japanese kickboxer known as Tenshin Nasukawa. According to Floyd, the match is purely for promotional purposes and he is not after money. He describes the fight as one that he would only have to go to the ring for 9 minutes and be paid for it. Floyd has further indicated that there will be no kicking in the match so it is purely boxing.
There is no doubt that Floyd Mayweather is one of the most decorated boxers in the history of boxing. His achievements speak for themselves. Today, Floyd works as a professional boxing promoter after going into retirement with an unbeaten record under his belt.