Floyd Mayweather was born in United States, is Athlete, BoxingAthlete, Boxing. Floyd Mayweather retired after defeating Andre Berto in September 2015, ending his nearly 20-year career with a 49-0 record, matching Rocky Marciano's all-time record. The world's highest-paid athlete three of the previous four years banked $32 million from the Berto fight to bring his career earnings to $700 million. Mayweather's May 2015 fight against Manny Pacquiao crushed multiple boxing financial records, including PPV buys (4.6 million), total gate ($73 million) and sponsorships ($13 million). The fight grossed more than $600 million and the was highest-grossing, single-day sporting event ever. Mayweather's take: $240 million. Rumors of a comeback fight continue to swirl around Mayweather and a 50th career bout. In June, he trademarked TMT 50 and TBE 50, which stand for "The Money Team" and "The Best Ever."