CUTE! Grandpa Floyd Mayweather Jr. Poses with Grandson Kentrell Jr.

Published 01/23/2021, 3:55 AM EST
ARLINGTON, TEXAS – MARCH 16: Floyd Mayweather Jr. stands in the ring before Errol Spence Jr takes on Mikey Garcia in an IBF World Welterweight Championship bout at AT&T Stadium on March 16, 2019 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)


The undefeated stalwart of modern boxing, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has had some exciting news in his family. The legendary pugilist has become a grandfather. His daughter, Iyanna Mayweather, welcomed her first child with NBA ‘Youngboy’ Kentrell Gaulden on December 9.

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Sohhdotcom shared a story from Iyanna ‘Yaya’ Mayweather’s official Instagram account, wherein ‘Money’ Mayweather is seen holding his grandson covered with a blanket.

Mayweather Jr. announced his daughter’s pregnancy news on October 30 at the episode of the Hollywood Unlocked: Uncensored podcast. “I just want the best for my daughter. Always want the best.” said the 43-year-old.

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Mayweather Jr. spends lushly on his kids and lets them take life decisions on their own. He respects their privacy and personal concerns and never forces his decisions onto them. The undefeated boxer seemed extremely happy with the addition of a new member to the Mayweather clan.

Meanwhile, grandpa Mayweather is gearing up for his boxing return against fellow American and YouTuber Logan Paul. With a bundle of happiness arriving in his family, Mayweather will be in an elevated state of mind.

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Floyd Mayweather awaiting his electrifying return

Floyd Mayweather officially hung his gloves from the sport in 2017. Post that he competed just once, in an exhibition bout. A few days back, he announced his return to the squared circle against cruiserweight Paul for a six-round fight.

Earlier the fight was set for February 20, but now, its future is up in the air.

Despite getting on in years, ‘Money’ stays extremely pro-active and relevant in the sport. He still maintains his physique with a rich diet coupled with hardcore workouts. Mayweather wants his comeback to be worthy, and he’s going to different lengths for the same.

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Paul has a size advantage over Mayweather, but the latter will look to outplay the YouTuber with his immeasurable experience in the sport. This fight promises to be a sure-shot blockbuster, as it possesses all the abilities to go down as the best event of 2021.

Boxing fans will be eagerly awaiting the new date for this unusual battle to roll out.

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How do you think the undefeated boxer will fare in his return to the squared circle?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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