Floyd “Money” Mayweather was born on February 24, 1977 in Michigan.
Floyd possessed incredible speed, accuracy dedication and tenacity. He applied the most important principle in boxing: to hit and not get hit. Floyd developed, possessed and brilliantly guarded an impeccable, flawless, unbeatable style. He retired undefeated with 50 wins and is considered among the best fighters in all boxing history.
Floyd`s first championship triumph was when he contested the WBC super featherweight title on October 3, 1998 against reigning champion Genaro Hernandez.
He defended this title eight times, then deciding to climb up to the lightweight division which was then ruled by José Luis Castillo. Floyd defeated him by unanimous decision. Floyd then did it again.
Floyd defended crown on three successful occasions until 2005, when he fought WBC super lightweight champion Canadian Arturo Gatti stopping him in the 7th round.
Then, Floyd won the WBC welterweight title against Carlos Baldomir. On May 5, 2007, he faced Óscar De La Hoya with the WBC super welterweight title on the line, becoming a champion in 5 different categories
Floyd faced and defeated elite rivals as: Manny Pacquiao, Marcos Maidana, Saul Alvarez, Miguel Cotto, Juan Manuel Marquez, Ricky Hatton, Zab Judah, Jose Luis Castillo, Robert Guerrero, to name a few.
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