Fast Facts

  • Went to live with his grandmother at 16, after his father, a drug dealer and boxer, was sent to federal prison for smuggling cocaine.
  • Earned the nickname "Pretty Boy" from his amateur teammates because his defensive techniques kept him free of cuts or bruises.
  • Earned a bronze medal in the featherweight division at the 1996 Olympic Games.
  • Has won the championship title in five different boxing weight classes.
  • His 2007 bout with Oscar De La Hoya set a pay-per-view record, racking up 2.15 million buys.
  • Was paired with dancer Karina Smirnoff on the fifth season of ABC's Dancing With the Stars.
  • Owns the hip-hop record label Philthy Rich Records.


  • Josie Harris — Ex-significant Other
  • Floyd Mayweather Sr. — Father
  • Jeff Mayweather — Uncle
  • Roger Mayweather — Uncle


  • Birth Place: Grand Rapids, MI
  • Profession: Boxer

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