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Floyd Mayweather Sr

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BirthdayOctober 19, 1952
NationalityAmerican
FamousSportspersons, Boxers
City/StateNew Yorkers
Nick namesFloyd Joy Mayweather
SiblingsJeff Mayweather, Roger Mayweather
Childrens Deltricia Tawanna Howard, Fannie Orr, Fatimah Mayweather, Floyd Mayweather, Justin Mayweather Jones
Birth PlaceNew York
Height173cm
GenderMale
Sun SignLibra
Born inNew York
Famous asBoxer
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Who is Floyd Mayweather Sr.?

Floyd Mayweather Sr. is an American retired professional boxer and an outstanding trainer. As a boxer, he competed from 1974 to 1990, and after retirement, he worked as a boxing trainer. Fighting at welterweight, he was acclaimed for his defensive strategies and his in-depth knowledge of boxing tactics. Due to his respiratory issues, he retired from boxing and became a trainer. He is the father of boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr., whom he once trained. His son learnedthe defensive skills from him.Floyd Sr. has also done some acting and appeared in ‘MayweatherExperience Documentary’ in 2013. He had also previously made appearances in ‘HBO Boxing’ (1973) and the TV program ‘Sky Sports World Championship Boxing’ (1989). One unique feature about him is that he recites poetry about his opponent/his fighter’s opponent before every match. Due to this, he is often referred to as the "poet laureate of boxing.”

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Career

Floyd Joy Mayweatherstarted his boxing career in 1974. His strategy was to rely heavily on a stiff jab and cultivate a strong defensive technique. He also relied on the shoulder roll as it reduces the impact of punches. He posted a record of 28-6-1 (18 KOs), and won the US Championship Tournament against Miguel Barreto in 1977.He was well known for his strong defense strategies. In his boxing career, he participated in 35 fightsand won 28, knockingout his opponent on 17occasions. However, he had to retire from boxing in 1990 as he was suffering fromthe respiratory disease sarcoidosis. He then took up a career in training.

Mayweather was more successful as a trainer than as a boxer. He began training his son Floyd Jr. in all the tactics of boxing since he was a toddler. He also trained Oscar De La Hoya for five years. De La Hoya broke the partnership in 2007 when he refused to pay Mayweather $2 million to manage his fight against his own son Floyd Mayweather Jr. Mayweather Sr. also trained a number of well-known female fighters like Laila Ali, daughter of Muhammad Ali, and Joan Guzman. He also trained light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson and several others like him.

Even though he had a troubled relationship with his own son, Floyd Jr. asked his father to train him once again in 2013. Sr. agreed to train his son and guided him to a victory in his fight over Manny Pacquiao.

Controversies & Scandals

In January 2018, Floyd Sr. pleaded not guilty to an assault and battery charge. He had been accused of physically assaulting a woman. After the woman filed a complaint, he was arrested on January 16, 2018.

Personal Life

Floyd Mayweather Sr. was born on October 19, 1952 in New York, the USA. His younger brothers are renowned boxers Roger Mayweather and Jeff Mayweather. While Roger was the WBC super featherweight and super lightweight champion, Jeff was the IBO super featherweight champion.

He taught his boxer son Floyd Jr. to punch when he was a toddler. He served as his manager before the duo broke ties with each other because Floyd Jr. chose his uncle Roger as his trainer over his father. In 1978, his son’s maternal uncle, who was then a small-time drug dealer, shot Floyd Sr. in the leg. His career suffered due to his leg injury. In 2007, Floyd Sr. found out that he was the father of boxer Justin Jones. Floyd Sr. suffers from the lung disease sarcoidosis.

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Floyd Mayweather Sr. biography timelines

  • // 19th Oct 1952
    Floyd Mayweather Sr. was born on October 19, 1952 in New York, the USA. His younger brothers are renowned boxers Roger Mayweather and Jeff Mayweather. While Roger was the WBC super featherweight and super lightweight champion, Jeff was the IBO super featherweight champion.
  • // 1974
    Floyd Joy Mayweatherstarted his boxing career in 1974. His strategy was to rely heavily on a stiff jab and cultivate a strong defensive technique. He also relied on the shoulder roll as it reduces the impact of punches. He posted a record of 28-6-1 (18 KOs), and won the US Championship Tournament against Miguel Barreto in 1977.He was well known for his strong defense strategies. In his boxing career, he participated in 35 fightsand won 28, knockingout his opponent on 17occasions. However, he had to retire from boxing in 1990 as he was suffering fromthe respiratory disease sarcoidosis. He then took up a career in training.
  • // 1978 To 2007
    He taught his boxer son Floyd Jr. to punch when he was a toddler. He served as his manager before the duo broke ties with each other because Floyd Jr. chose his uncle Roger as his trainer over his father. In 1978, his son’s maternal uncle, who was then a small-time drug dealer, shot Floyd Sr. in the leg. His career suffered due to his leg injury. In 2007, Floyd Sr. found out that he was the father of boxer Justin Jones. Floyd Sr. suffers from the lung disease sarcoidosis.
  • // 2007
    Mayweather was more successful as a trainer than as a boxer. He began training his son Floyd Jr. in all the tactics of boxing since he was a toddler. He also trained Oscar De La Hoya for five years. De La Hoya broke the partnership in 2007 when he refused to pay Mayweather $2 million to manage his fight against his own son Floyd Mayweather Jr. Mayweather Sr. also trained a number of well-known female fighters like Laila Ali, daughter of Muhammad Ali, and Joan Guzman. He also trained light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson and several others like him.
  • // 2013
    Even though he had a troubled relationship with his own son, Floyd Jr. asked his father to train him once again in 2013. Sr. agreed to train his son and guided him to a victory in his fight over Manny Pacquiao.
  • // 16th Jan 2018
    In January 2018, Floyd Sr. pleaded not guilty to an assault and battery charge. He had been accused of physically assaulting a woman. After the woman filed a complaint, he was arrested on January 16, 2018.

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Floyd Mayweather Sr.'s FAQ

  • What is Floyd Mayweather Sr. birthday?

    Floyd Mayweather Sr. was born at 1952-10-19

  • Where is Floyd Mayweather Sr.'s birth place?

    Floyd Mayweather Sr. was born in New York

  • What is Floyd Mayweather Sr. nationalities?

    Floyd Mayweather Sr.'s nationalities is American

  • What is Floyd Mayweather Sr. nick names?

    Floyd Mayweather Sr.'s nickNames is Floyd Joy Mayweather

  • Who is Floyd Mayweather Sr. siblings?

    Floyd Mayweather Sr.'s siblings is Jeff Mayweather, Roger Mayweather

  • Who is Floyd Mayweather Sr. childrens?

    Floyd Mayweather Sr.'s childrens is Deltricia Tawanna Howard, Fannie Orr, Fatimah Mayweather, Floyd Mayweather, Justin Mayweather Jones

  • How tall is Floyd Mayweather Sr.?

    Floyd Mayweather Sr.'s height is 173

  • What is Floyd Mayweather Sr.'s sun sign?

    Floyd Mayweather Sr. is Libra

  • How famous is Floyd Mayweather Sr.?

    Floyd Mayweather Sr. is famouse as Boxer

  • What is Floyd Mayweather Sr.'s facebook?

    Floyd Mayweather Sr.'s facebook is https://www.facebook.com/floydjoysr/

  • What is Floyd Mayweather Sr.'s twitter?

    Floyd Mayweather Sr.'s twitter is https://twitter.com/officialfloydsr

  • What is Floyd Mayweather Sr.'s instagram?

    Floyd Mayweather Sr.'s instagram is https://www.instagram.com/floydjoymayweathersr