Floyd Mayweather Jr. Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

23rd May 2016

Fact: Rappers Drake and Future gave floyd mayweather, Jr.'s daughter a performance to remember as they took the stage at her Sweet Sixteen birthday bash. The boxing champ hired out the Mirage Grand Ballroom in Las Vegas to celebrate Iyanna's age milestone over the weekend (21May16) and topped it off with sets from the two hip-hop stars, who are gearing up for a joint tour this summer (16). The birthday girl also received the keys to a Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUV from her wealthy father.

11th September 2015

Fact: Wyclef Jean will perform the national anthem of his native Haiti on Saturday (12Sep15) as boxer and fellow countryman Andre Berto faces off against ring champ floyd mayweather in Las Vegas. Berto's managers reportedly reached out to the hip-hop star to perform La Dessalinienne at the big fight, and the musician happily agreed, according to TMZ.com. It is not yet known who will sing the U.S. anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner.

29th June 2015

Fact: Rihanna jokingly tied up boxer floyd mayweather, JR., and put masking tape over his mouth as part of a skit leading up to a teaser trailer for the music video of her single, B**ch Better Have My Money during the 2015 BET Awards on Sunday (28Jun15).

5th May 2014

Fact: Justin Bieber scored a sporting double at the weekend (03-04May14) - after hanging out with boxer floyd mayweather, Jr. before his fight night in Las Vegas on Saturday, the pop star jetted to Seattle, Washington for Sunday prayer time with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson at The City Church.

20th September 2013

Fact: Saturday night's (14Sep13) floyd mayweather, Jr. and Saul 'canelo' Alvarez boxing clash was the highest-grossing pay-per-view event of all time.

18th September 2013

Fact: Rapper and marijuana advocate Snoop Dogg has scored a free pound (0.45 kilograms) of weed after betting on floyd mayweather, Jr. to beat Saul 'canelo' Alvarez during the big fight on Saturday night (14Sep13). The hip-hop icon showed off his bag of winnings on Instagram.com, alongside the caption, "Thanks to the champ money may for winning me a pound from my mexican buddy Lui !! U r the pound for pound best! N I'm gonna smoke 2 dat !!! Hahahahahahahah (sic)."

28th September 2012

Fact: R&B star Ray J and boxing champ floyd mayweather, Jr. blew $50,000 (£31,250) on strippers during a wild night out at the Diamonds of Atlanta club in Georgia earlier this week (begs24Sep12).

15th June 2012

Quote: "Right now, I am just focused on Mayweather. I'm a big advocate. He doesn't belong in jail, he's a talented fighter. He belongs in the ring." Tracy Morgan is in floyd mayweather, JR.'s corner after the boxer began a three-month stint behinds bars in May (12) for domestic violence.

6th March 2008

Fact: Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has adopted 50 Cent's I GET MONEY as his official entrance music for his much-hyped Wrestlemania XXIV fight with WWE star the BIG SHOW at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida on 30 April (08).

10th December 2007

Quote: "Now I know why I'm an actor, not a boxer." Die Hard star Bruce Willis after witnessing American Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeat British boxer Ricky Hatton in Las Vegas on Saturday (08Dec07).

17th October 2007

Fact: Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has become the fourth celebrity voted off U.S. TV phenomenon Dancing With The Stars. Actress Jane Seymour, Marie Osmond, SPICE GIRL Melanie Brown and former BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 star Jennie Garth are still in the competition.

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