Sugar Ray Leonard vs Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s profile picture
American professional boxer
$120 Million
Net worth 2018
$340 Million
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Industry
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Rocky Mount
Residence
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
United States
Country
United States
17/05/1956
BirthDay
24/02/1977
1.78 m
Height
1.73 m
Education
Ottawa Hills High School
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
1997

However, he made a comeback on March 1, 1997 for the IBC Middleweight Championship to fight H�ctor Camacho

1993

He married Bernadette Robi in 1993 and currently lives with his four children and wife in Southern California

1990

In January 1990, he withdrew from the WBC Super Middleweight Championship, stating he was not interested in a third comeback

1988

Later, in June 1988, he announced his second comeback and fought Don Lalonde at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas on November 7, 1988, which proved to be one of the most controversial fights of his career

1987

However, after losing the bout he declared his retirement once again on May 27, 1987

1986

On May 1, 1986, he announced that he would return to fight Hagler, a twelve-time World Middleweight Champion

1984

His first retirement from boxing came in 1984 when this prodigious boxer decided to study business administration and communications after receiving a scholarship from the University of Maryland

1980

He married his childhood sweetheart Juanita Wilkinson in 1980 and couple had two children before they got separated in 1990

1979

Wilfredo Benitez, the famous boxer who had never been beaten before was knocked down by this exceptional boxer on November 30, 1979

1976

Olympic Team in 1976 as a light welterweight contestant, and went on to win the Olympic Gold Medal

1975

In 1975, he won the National AAU Light Welterweight Championship, as well as the Light Welterweight Championship at the Pan American Games

1974

In 1974 he earned both the National Golden Gloves and National AAU Lightweight Championship titles

1973

He participated and won the National Golden Gloves Lightweight Championship in 1973, but was defeated by Randy Shields in the final of the National AAU Lightweight Championship, the same year

1972

In 1972, he competed in the featherweight quarterfinals of the National AAU Tournament, against boxer Jerome Artism and faced the first defeat of his career

1969

Leonard began boxing in 1969 at the Pational Park recreation center with his elder brother Roger, who helped him train

2017

He will face MMA star Conor McGregor on August 26, 2017 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada

2016

Rumors of Mayweather’s return started doing the rounds in 2016

2015

The WBC declared his welterweight and super welterweight titles vacant in November 2015

2014

After his 14th professional fight, Mayweather’s father took over as his trainer, after being released from prison

2012

Mayweather eventually won the fight in the 12th round

2009

He also served as a guest host for Raw in Las Vegas on August 24, 2009

2007

The fight that took place on December 8, 2007 was the biggest welterweight showdown between two undefeated fighters

2006

He won his first IBF welterweight title defeating Zab Judah on April 8, 2006

2005

Mayweather bagged his third world title defeating Arturo Gatti in the ring on June 25, 2005 in Atlantic City

2004

In 2004, Mayweather made his 140-pound debut in light welterweight by defeating former titlist DeMarcus ‘Chop Chop’ Corley

2003

In April 2003, Mayweather successfully defended his WBC lightweight title in a unanimous decision over Dominican Victoriano Sosa in a 12-round bout

2001

Mayweather suffered the first knockdown of his career in a fight against Carlos Hernandez on May 26, 2001 in round six

2000

In early 2000, Mayweather successfully defended his title for the fifth time, when he defeated Gregorio Vargas

1999

In 1999, he successfully defended his title thrice; against Carlos Rico, Justin Juuko and Carlos Gerena

1998

It took Mayweather just two years of professional boxing to win his first world title, the WBC Super Featherweight (130 lb) Championship against the then World No 1 Super Featherweight Genaro Hernandez, in 1998

1996

In 1996, Mayweather participated in the Atlanta Olympics and won a bronze medal in the featherweight division

1993

He won the the national Golden Gloves championships in 1993, 1994 and 1996

1977

Floyd Mayweather Jr was born on February 24, 1977, in Grand Rapids, Michigan into a family of boxers