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The unbelievable boxing record of the superlative Floyd Mayweather

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The unbelievable boxing record of the superlative Floyd Mayweather

The unbelievable boxing record of the superlative Floyd Mayweather


Floyd Mayweather holds one of the most unbelievable resumes ever compiled by a qualified boxer.

Mayweather’s progression from a contender to world champion to boxing’s biggest star was a sight to behold from beginning to finish.

“The Greatest Ever” designed his journey from dissatisfied Olympian to qualified appear straightforward, and it was not very long before he was mixing it with the significant boys.

1998 noticed Mayweather’s sternest test of his youthful tenure. He was even now recognized as “Pretty Boy” Floyd when coming up against Genaro Hernandez in 1998.

Floyd Mayweather declared himself on the earth phase, halting the US-based Mexican in eight rounds.

Tremendous-FEATHERWEIGHT – 1998 to 2001

1. Genaro Hernandez – Eighth spherical stoppage, successful the WBC super-featherweight title.

2. Angel Manfredy – Second spherical stoppage, the initially defense of his title.

3. Carlos Rios – Unanimousis final decision, effective second protection.

4. Justin Juuko – Ninth round KO, 3rd defense.

5. Carlos Gerena – When stoppages arrived simple for Floyd Mayweather, Gerena was outed in seven.

6. Gregorio Vargas – Vargas went the distance as Floyd produced it five defenses.

7. Diego Corrales – Following a short shift up to lightweight, Mayweather came again down to beat Corrales in ten.

8. Carlos Hernandez – Unanimous verdict for the seventh protection of the WBC belt.

9. Jesus Chavez – Mayweather conquer Chavez in nine for an eighth and final protection.

Light-weight – 2002 to 2003

As tremendous-featherweight obtained place to mattress, Mayweather ran straight into issues from Jose Luis Castillo. The Mexican troubled Mayweather right before surrendering the WBC lightweight title on points.

10. Jose Luis Castillo I – Gained the WBC light-weight title.

11. Jose Luis Castillo II – To start with defense in a further unanimous win.

12. Victoriano Sosa – UD, 2nd protection.

13. Philip Ndou – The initial stoppage at 135 but Mayweather’s very last fight at the weight following three inexperienced and gold strap defenses.

Floyd Mayweather
Ed Mulholland

Super-Light-weight – 2005

A 1-off move to 140 saw Floyd Mayweather acquire on a light Arturo Gatti merely dwelling off his identify at that position. A mismatch only for Spend For each View purposes was usually heading to finish early.

14. Arturo Gatti – Retired in six, Gatti gave Mayweather his WBC super-light-weight crown.


A warm-up towards Sharma Mitchell in 2005 saw Mayweather difficult Zab Judah in 2006 for the IBF welterweight title.

15. Zab Judah – A fiery match-up marred by in-ring preventing ended with Mayweather profitable the IBF strap.

16. Carlos Baldomir – The controversial Argentinian available nothing at all but a tricky head as Floyd Mayweather won all of the rounds.

Tremendous-WELTERWEIGHT – 2007

A short excursion up to 150 lbs for the most important Pay out For each View featuring of its time, Mayweather took De La Hoya’s mantle as the prime PPV star.

17. Oscar De La Hoya – A altering of the Shell out Per Look at guard as Mayweather won a break up final decision.

WELTERWEIGHT – 2007 to 2011

Mayweather would be his most inactive for the duration of this period as he struggled with his desire to continue in the ring. Two times Mayweather would announce a the very least a semi-retirement all through this time.

18. Ricky Hatton – Mayweather conquer the Englishman in 10 ahead of he took just about two years off. It would be nearly four several years just before his subsequent title bout.

19. Victor Ortiz – Returning to title motion, Mayweather received the WBC welterweight crown in his 19th title bout. Ortiz was blindsided and stopped in four.

Floyd Mayweather Victor Ortiz HBO

Tremendous-WELTERWEIGHT – 2012

In a fight that pretty much didn’t acquire position due to a prison sentence, Mayweather ultimately brokered a deal to serve his sentence following the battle.

20. Miguel Cotto – Shifting up to “super-welterweight” for a second fight at 150 lbs . or previously mentioned, Mayweather received one more globe title at his fifth bodyweight.


21. Robert Guerrero – A mostly a person-sided effort and hard work from Floyd Mayweather in a short transfer back again down to 147.

Tremendous-WELTERWEIGHT – 2013

Heading up for the final time, Mayweather defeated the up-and-coming fighter of the generation by way of a controversial the greater part rating.

22. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez – Mayweather taught the younger Mexican a lesson that stood him in great stead for the foreseeable future.

Floyd Mayweather Manny Pacquiao Pay Per View
Naoki Fukuda

WELTERWEIGHT – 2014 to Stop

Mayweather saw out his vocation at welterweight as he commenced to run out of opponents.

23. Marcos Maidana I  – The Argentine did plenty of to gain a rematch, absolutely nothing far more.

24. Marcos Maidana II – Convincing earn for Mayweather the next time all around.

Billed as the most significant combat in some yrs, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao lastly agreed to combat. It was five a long time also late, proving this was the circumstance.

25. Manny Pacquiao – A drab win for Mayweather as Pacquiao complained of a shoulder damage. Mayweather won his fifteenth planet title belt in the method.

26. Andre Berto – In his career’s remaining world title fight, Mayweather gained a shut-out selection in his 26th world championship bout.


Floyd Mayweather’s 26 straight victories in globe title bouts is a world record that nevertheless stands today.

It will get some beating.

WBN Editor Phil has around 10 years of boxing news working experience. Follow WBN us on Twitter @WorldBoxingNews.

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