Floyd Mayweather Celebrates Christmas 2022 with Million-Dollar Chains

Published 12/16/2022, 8:00 AM EST

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Whether inside the ring or outside, Floyd Mayweather prefers to keep the slate clean. Arguably, the best defensive boxer in boxing’s history goes into an offensive mode when he needs to open the wallet. So the story goes that once he packed off Deji Olatunji in a jiffy, Floyd set his heart on his favorite pastime, shopping.

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Frequently counted among the wealthiest athletes in the world, Mayweather loves spending his well-earned fortune on classy cars, stately homes, and jewelry. But there is a generous side to The Money. He loves buying gifts for his close-knitted friends’ group and family members.

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Floyd Mayweather at the Grill King’s abode

The Money Mayweather was sighted in Houston, Texas, emptying his money bag at the Vietnamese – American hip-hop jeweler Johnny Dang’s store. Son of a Vietnamese immigrant, Johnny is famous for making jewel dental grills, often called fronts or gold as well.

Floyd has ordered two The Money Team (TMT) chains and roughly fifty smaller ones. But each chain set him back $25,000.

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Not done, the former champion, who has yet to face a defeat in a professional or an exhibition bout, commissioned a hundred jackets with the word GOAT imprinted.

The Business Tycoon Mayweather

One of the most successful athletes in history, Floyd Mayweather, is a self-proclaimed billionaire, probably boxing’s first. From 2012 to 2015, Forbes ranked him among the top 50 athletes receiving pre-eminent income for four consecutive years.

Following his departure from Bob Arum’s Top Rank, he established his promotions firm, Mayweather Promotions.

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Now an owner of a NASCAR racing team aptly called The Money Racing, Floyd Mayweather has been the proverbial boon to the pay-per-view scene. Out of the top ten pay-per-view purchases, nearly half belong to The Money with the Fight of the Century against Manny Pacquiao in 2015 topping the chart. A record yet to face a breach.

In a two-decade-long career, Floyd has amassed a fortune of $1.1 billion. By 2018, boxing’s first billionaire was the highest-paid athlete in the world.

There are triumphant champions, but only one, Floyd Mayweather. A sharp intellect, given to business acumen, synched well with accurate punching inside the ring.

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Floyd Mayweather has come a long way from winning the Featherweight bronze medal in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

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Jaideep R Unnithan

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After completing 18 years in the corporate sector, Jaideep decided to make a move out of the comfort zone and follow his heart's calling to becoming a writer. His understanding of Boxing began with Iron Mike's debut as an 18 year old in 1985. Like anyone and everyone else, he holds Muhammad Ali as the greatest, though his personal favorite remains the 'PacMan' Manny Pacquiao for his speed and sheer toughness.
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Ajinkya Aswale

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