October 5, 2022
Floyd Mayweather Net Worth updated

Perfect fights: 50 wins and no losses. Floyd Mayweather accomplished this feat, retired from boxing, and became one of the greatest fighters of all time!

Known for his impenetrable defense, resistance in the ring, and powerful punches, the American boxer defeated every opponent he encountered in his career.

If you are looking for information about the boxer, this is the right place! We have gathered, below, the biography, fights, titles, and the main facts of Floyd Mayweather.

Who is Floyd Mayweather?

Who is Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather Junior is an American former boxer. He was born in the city of Grand Rapids in the United States on February 24, 1977.

Known by the nicknames “Pretty Boy” and “Money”, he is considered the best boxer of his generation. For a time, he was the highest-paid sportsman in the world.

Mayweather finished his boxing career undefeated. His “perfect cartel” has 50 wins (27 by knockout) and no losses.

The athlete won nine major belts in five different categories: super feather, lightweight, super light, welterweight, and welterweight. After 21 years of career, he retired permanently in 2017.

Floyd Mayweather biography and Networth facts

Full nameFloyd Mayweather Jr.
First nameFloyd
Middle nameMayweather
Last nameJr.
birth nameFloyd Joy Sinclair
ProfessionBoxer
NationalityAmerican
ethnicityAfrican American
HometownGrand Rapids, Michigan
Home countryAmerica
Father’s nameFloyd Mayweather Sr.
Father ProfessionBoxer
mother’s nameDeborah Sinclair
gender identityMale
sexual orientationDirect
HoroscopeFish
marital statusAffair
relationship withYasmin Mendeguia
not from children4
net worth565000000
awardsESPY Best Fighter Award
wheezingBrother Justin Mayweather Jones, Sisters Deltricia Tawanna Howard, Fatimah Mayweather, and Fannie Orr
FilmographyWhen love kills: Falicia
educationOttawa Hills High School
Height173 cm
Weight68 kg
net worth$565M
Facebook profile
Twitter Profile
Insta profile
BirthdateFebruary 24, 1977

Life and Education

How did Floyd Mayweather get started in boxing?

How did Floyd Mayweather get started in boxing

Floyd Mayweather started boxing from an early age. He is the son and nephew of former professional boxers. Therefore, a taste for martial arts was in the blood.

Mayweather accompanied the family to training and fights. His childhood was practically spent inside the academies. Although his relatives had followed a relatively consistent career in the ring, he was not without difficulties.

The fighter says he grew up in a poor neighborhood in New Jersey, to the point where his house went out of power. Also, he didn’t get along very well with his parents. His mother was a drug addict and his father was arrested.

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Floyd ended the amateur record with 84 wins and six losses. He won the “Golden Gloves” tournament in three years: 1993, 1994, and 1995.

In 1996, he competed in the Atlanta Olympics and won the bronze medal in the lightweight category. His semifinal defeat to Serafim Todorov was the last of his career.

Floyd Mayweather Story

Floyd Mayweather Story

Floyd Mayweather’s first professional fight took place in October 1996, against Mexican Roberto Apodaca. The Americans won by technical knockout.

Super feather belt

After 17 straight wins, he challenged fellow countryman Genaro Hernández for the World Boxing Council (WBC) super featherweight belt. Pretty Boy won the match by referee’s technical decision after the eighth round ended.

Lightweight belt

Mayweather defended the belt on eight occasions before transferring to lightweight. In the new division, he faced José Luis Castillo for the title in one of the most balanced fights of his career. Floyd won by unanimous decision.

Superlight belt

In 2005, the boxer decided to go after his third title, this time in the super lightweight category. Floyd Mayweather challenged the champion, Arturo Gatti, in Atlantic City, United States, and confirmed the belt by the technical decision of the judge.

welterweight belt

Money faced Zab Judah in 2006
Not satisfied, Money moved up to welterweight and decided his fourth career title against Zab Judah in one of the most controversial fights in history. In the tenth round, Judah landed a low blow between Mayweather’s legs, which aroused the ire of his uncle Roger.

Roger invaded the ring, tried to attack Judah and a general brawl ensued between the two teams. The match was only resumed a few minutes later and Floyd won by unanimous decision. That was the title of the International Boxing Federation (FIB).

Floyd also won the welterweight belt from the World Boxing Council. He defeated Argentine Carlos Baldomir by a unanimous referee decision.

Lightweight belt

In 2006, Floyd Mayweather moved into the fifth and final category of his career: welterweight. To lift the belt, he would need to defeat American Oscar De La Hoya for the World Boxing Council.

The 16,000 fight tickets were sold out in just three hours. In addition, the clash generated 2.5 million pay-per-view subscriptions, the highest number in history so far. In the ring, Mayweather won via split decision.

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Permanent retirement

permanent retirement

Floyd faced McGregor in the last fight of his career
The American had already declared his retirement from the ring on two occasions. However, he returned to the sport in 2017 to hold his last fight and complete the long-awaited perfect record of 50 wins.

The duel was against Conor McGregor, one of the most successful MMA fighters in history. Despite never having participated in a professional boxing match, the Irishman accepted the challenge.

The confrontation became known as “Fight of the Century” and brought in US$ 370 million in closed TV subscriptions. Money confirmed his favoritism and knocked out his opponent in the tenth round, thus ending his career.

Floyd Mayweather Titles

Super Featherweight Category by the World Boxing Council

Lightweight category by the World Boxing Council

Super Lightweight Category by the World Boxing Council

Welterweight category by the International Boxing Federation

Welterweight category by the World Boxing Council

Welterweight category by the World Boxing Organization

Welterweight category by the World Boxing Association

Welterweight category by the World Boxing Council

Welterweight category by the World Boxing Organization

Floyd Mayweather trivia

Floyd Mayweather trivia

Check out some facts about Pretty Boy
The nickname “Pretty Boy” was given by his boxing colleagues early in his career, as Floyd Mayweather managed to develop an almost impenetrable defense and therefore did not receive so many blows to the face – which remained intact and without scars.

Every year, Forbes magazine publishes a list of the athletes who made the most money in the season. Floyd Mayweather was in first place in four of the eight editions held to date. This is the origin of his second nickname, “Money”.

The wrestler has participated in some events produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). He is even a personal friend of Rey Mysterio.

Another great friend of the American is Justin Bieber. The singer has already received boxing lessons from Pretty Boy and was responsible for handing over the belt in the duel against Pacquiao.

Floyd Mayweather has already been involved in several controversies such as domestic violence (accused of having assaulted his wife in 2010) and fights in establishments.

The boxer has bodyguards over two meters tall! They are called Big Church, Big A, Big Pat, and Jethro.

Floyd Mayweather’s Cartel in Boxing

YearCategoryAdversarytype of victory
1996super featherRoberto ApodacaTechnical KO
1996super featherReggie Sandersunanimous decision
1997super featherJerry CooperTechnical KO
1997super feather Edgar AyalaTechnical KO
1997super featherKino RodriguezTechnical KO
1997super featherBobby GiepertTechnical KO
1997super featherTony DuranTechnical KO
1997super featherLarry O’Shieldsunanimous decision
1997super featherJesus Roberto ChavezTechnical KO
1997super featherLouie LeijaTechnical KO
1997super featherFelipe GarciaKnockout
1997super featherAngelo NunezTechnical KO
1998super feather Hector ArroyoTechnical KO
1998super featherSam GirardKnockout
1998super featherMiguel MeloTechnical KO
1998super featherGustavo Cuellounanimous decision
1998super featherTony Pepunanimous decision
1998super featherGenaro Hernándeztechnical decision
1998super featherAngel ManfredyTechnical KO
1999super featherCarlos Riosunanimous decision
1999super featherJustin JuukoKnockout
1999super featherCarlos Gerenatechnical decision
2000super featherGregorio Vargasunanimous decision
2000super feather Emanuel AugustusTechnical KO
2001super feather Diego CorralesTechnical KO
2001super feather Carlos Hernandezunanimous decision
2001super featherJesus Chaveztechnical decision
2002LightJose Luis Castillounanimous decision
2002LightJose Luis Castillounanimous decision
2003LightVictoriano Sosaunanimous decision
2003LightPhillip N’douTechnical KO
2004super lightDeMarcus Corleyunanimous decision
2005super lightHenry BruselesTechnical KO
2005super lightArturo Gattitechnical decision
2005WelterweightSharmba MitchellTechnical KO
2006Welterweight Zab Judahunanimous decision
2006WelterweightCarlos Baldomirunanimous decision
2007medium-lightOscar De La Hoyasplit decision
2007WelterweightRicky HattonTechnical KO
2009WelterweightJuan Manuel Marquezunanimous decision
2010WelterweightShane Mosleyunanimous decision
2011Welterweight Victor OrtizKnockout
2012medium-lightMiguel Cottounanimous decision
2013WelterweightRobert Guerrerounanimous decision
2013medium-lightCanelo Álvarezmajority decision
2014WelterweightMarcos Maidanamajority decision
2014WelterweightMarcos Maidanaunanimous decision
2015WelterweightManny Pacquiaounanimous decision
2015WelterweightAndre Bertounanimous decision
2017medium-lightConor McGregorTechnical KO

Floyd Mayweather’s Net Worth (How Much He Earned)

Floyd Mayweather Net Worth

According to a survey by Forbes, Floyd Mayweather was the sportsman who earned the most money in the decade. He earned an amount of $915 million.

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The amounts collected by the boxer are really scary. See, below, how many dollars he received in the eight most “expensive” duels of his career:

Conor McGregor (2017) – $370 million

Manny Pacquiao (2015) – $250 million

Saúl Álvarez (2013) – $75 million

Robert Guerrero (2013) – $50 million

Marcos Maidana (2014) – $40 million

Miguel Cotto (2012) – $40 million

Victor Ortiz (2011) – $40 million

Andre Berto (2015) – $35 million

Floyd Mayweather Houses and Car collections

Floyd Mayweather surely is living a lavish lifestyle. He is currently living in 22,000 square feet house located in Las Vegas. The mansion features five bedrooms, a two-screen movie theatre, 12-room shower. He also has other properties including a Vegas Strip penthouse ($1.8 million), a Florida house ($7.7 million), and few others.

Did You Know? He bought a Rolex watch worth $1.1 million in Dubai which was actually the second purchase of a watch worth over $1 million. Through Instagram, he even disclosed that his watch collection is worth around $6.4 million. His watch collections include; Medallion worth $275,000 and a Rolex watch for $500,000.

Coming to his car collections, he owns a few of the most expensive car collections including several Bugatti, Aston Martin One 77, ultra-rare Koenigsegg CCXR, few Lamborghinis, Ferraris, and Rolls Royce. His car collection is said to be one of the biggest car collections in the world. Moreover, he owns a jet that costs far greater than his whole car collection.

CarsPrice
Bugatti Veyron$1.7 million
Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita$4.8 million
Pagani Huayra$2.4 million
Aston Martin One 77$1.956 million
Rolls Royce$6 million

You would be amazed that Floyd Mayweather likes calling himself ‘Money’. He even quoted that, All the money I have, I got it legally. A source reported that he lavishly spends his money in gambling as it is legal in Las Vegas. A source reported that in 2019, he bet around $1.9 million on an Oregon college football game.

How rich is Floyd Mayweather

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Floyd Mayweather is estimated to have a net worth of around $505 million as of 2020. Likewise, he charges $300 million per fight as his salary.

He mainly earns from his career as an American professional boxing promoter and earned huge as a retired boxer.

For consecutive three years from 2012 to 2015, he ranked #1 on the Forbes list of 50 highest-paid athletes of the world. Here check out the yearly increase of his net worth throughout years:

YearsNet Worth
1996$42 thousand
1997$86 thousand
1998$131 thousand
1999$179 thousand
2000$673 thousand
2001$3 million
2002$5.3 million
2003$8.4 million
2004$10.2 million
2005$15.7 million
2006$25 million
2007$48 million
2008$52 million
2009$66 million
2010$88 million
2011$111 million
2012$137 million
2013$204 million
2014$263 million
2015$389 million
2016$403 million
2017$468 million
2018$503 million
2019$565 million

The Money Team

The Money Team

The Money Team is a team of wrestlers managed by Mayweather Promotions, a company created by Floyd Mayweather. The agency manages boxers’ careers, promotes events, and sells products in its official store.

Currently on The Money Team are boxers such as Vidal Riley, Badou Jack “The Ripper, Ronald “The Thrill” Gavril, Malik “Ice Man” Hawkins, Rolando “Rolly” Romero, and Ava “The Lady of Boxing” Knight.

Now you know all about Floyd Mayweather, one of the greatest boxers of all time! What did you think of this biography? Leave your opinion in the comments!

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