Floyd Mayweather, Jr. (born Floyd Joy Sinclair; February 24, 1977) is an American professional boxer. He is currently undefeated as a professional and is a five-division world champion, having won ten world titles and the lineal championship in four different weight classes. Mayweather is a two-time Ring magazine Fighter of the Year (winning the award in 1998 and 2007); he also won the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) Fighter of the Year award in 2007 and the Best Fighter ESPY Award in 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, and 2014.
Mayweather is the WBC, WBA and Ring welterweight champion, and the WBC Super, WBA, and Ring junior middle weight champion. He is also rated as the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world by many sporting news and boxing websites, including Ring, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, BoxRec, Fox Sports, and Yahoo! Sports. Mayweather topped the Forbes and Sports Illustrated lists of the 50 highest-paid athletes of 2012 and 2013, and the Forbes list again in 2014, listing Mayweather as the highest paid athlete in the world.
1993 Michigan State Golden Gloves Champion, 106 Lbs
1993 National Golden Gloves Champion, 106 Lbs
1994 Michigan State Golden Gloves Champion, 112 Lbs
1994 National Golden Gloves Champion, 112 Lbs; Outstanding Boxer Award
1995 National PAL Champion, 125 Lbs; Outstanding Boxer Award
1995 U.S. National Amateur Featherweight Champion, 125 Lbs
1995 Competed at Featherweight at the World Amateur Boxing Championships
1996 Michigan State Golden Gloves Champion, 125 Lbs
1996 National Golden Gloves Champion, 125 Lbs
1996 Qualified as a Featherweight for the United States Olympic Team
1996 Atlanta Olympics Featherweight Bronze medalist
1998 and 2007 International Boxing Award Fighter of the Year
1998 and 2007 The Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year
2000–09 Yahoo! Sports, Best of the Decade
2002 World Boxing Hall of Fame Fighter of the Year
2005 and 2007 World Boxing Council Boxer of the Year
2005–08 The Ring 'number one' pound for pound
2007 Boxing Writers Association of America Fighter of the Year
2007 ESPN Fighter of the Year
2007 Forbes Magazine, Ranked "Number 14" Richest Celebrity Paydays
2007 New York Daily News Fighter of the Year
2007 World Boxing Council Event of the Year (The World Awaits)
2007 World Boxing Council Knockout of the Year (against Ricky Hatton)
2007, 2008 and 2010 Best Fighter ESPY Award
2007, 2008 and 2010 The Ring Magazine Event of the Year
2008 Sports Illustrated, The 50 Highest-Earning American Athletes (ranked 4th)
2008 Yahoo Sports, Ranked "Number 6" Most Powerful People in Boxing
2009 The Ring Magazine Comeback of the Year
2009–10 BoxRec, BBC Sport and Yahoo! Sports 'number one' pound for pound
2010 Yahoo! Sports Boxing's Most Influential (ranked 70th)
2010 Forbes Magazine Celebrity 100 (ranked 31st)
2010 Forbes Magazine, The World's 50 Top-Earning Athletes (ranked 2nd)
2010 Sports Illustrated, The 50 Highest-Earning American Athletes (ranked 3rd)
2012 Forbes Magazine #1 of the world's 100 highest paid athletes.
2012 Sports Illustrated #1 fortunes 50.
2012 Best Fighter ESPY Award.
2013 The Ring 'number one' pound for pound.