Billionaire Floyd Mayweather Takes His Grandson for Shoe Shopping

Published 08/10/2023, 8:13 AM EDT

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. dotes on his grandson, Kentrell Gaulden Jr. Not a day passes when millions of fans across the globe watch the grandfather-grandson duo play and dance with abandon. Many believe he will grow up to carry forward his grandfather’s legacy. The former undefeated champion shared their latest pictures early today. The duo seems to be having a gala time at the retail store of a major shoe company.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the father of four children. Additionally, he adopted the son of his former girlfriend. ‘Pretty Boy’ was in a relationship with Josie Harris for a long time. The couple had three kids: Koroun, Zion, and Jirah. Then he dated, Melissia Brim. She gave birth to his daughter, Iyanna. Brim also had a son from her previous relationship named Devion Cromwell. Mayweather Jr. later adopted him.

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So the latest picture shows two-year-old Kentrell Gaulden Jr. sitting on the lap of his nattily dressed grandfather. From the background, it is easy to make out the duo were at one of the showrooms belonging to the ‘Vans’ chain. It was easy to see that they were having a whale of a time. Mayweather Jr. messaged, “Out shoe shopping with my grandson.” What is interesting to note is that he had looped in the account @kjmeezymayweather, which belongs to Kentrell Gaulden Jr. The toddler already enjoys a noteworthy following of over 200,000.


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Born on January 9, 2021, to Kentrell Gaulden, more popularly known as NBA YoungBoy, and Iyanna Mayweather, Kentrell Gaulden Jr. already commands considerable popularity, surging by leaps and bounds. Last month, his playful antics inside his grandfather’s $60 million Gulfstream regaled everyone. The apple never falls far from the tree. Gaulden Jr.’s frequent presence at the boxing gym, accompanying Mayweather Jr., and his nimble moves have impressed scores of followers.

Regarding the boxing front, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has had two exhibition matches this year. Per his latest interview with FightHype, a third fight against Canadian boxer Jean Pascal may no longer be in the offing. However, there are high chances of a rematch with John Gotti III. The duo’s first meeting in Sunrise, Florida’s FLA Live Arena, ended dismally.


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Jaideep R Unnithan


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Jaideep Unnithan is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. With over 400 articles authored at ES, Jaideep has built a reputation for diving deep into stories and producing detailed reports. Jaideep's passion for the sport of boxing was ignited when his father shared his experience of watching Ali vs Frazier live in the US.
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Snigdhaa Jaiswal