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Floyd Mayweather Makes Unexpected Request to Fans on His Son’s Birthday

Published 11/18/2023, 10:56 AM EST

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Floyd Mayweather is known for his lightning-fast jabs and unparalleled skills inside the ring. The 50-0 boxer often finds his way into headlines for one reason and the other. In a similar twist of fate, ‘Money’ Mayweather is back, stunning the world with his words. However, this time, things are out of the ordinary! The former world champion is out asking his followers a favor for none other than his beloved son, Koraun Mayweather.

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Backed by his enormous bank account, the boxer has never shied away from his extravagant lifestyle and his love for jewelry. However, what ‘Money’ asked his followers to do isn’t something money can buy. Forget the traditional cake and candles routine–Mayweather is stepping up the style of gifting. Mayweather recently turned to Instagram with an unexpected request that many would consider a generous gift. But the question remains–what did Mayweather ask for?

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The former undefeated boxer took to his Instagram story with a picture of his son, Koraun. Besides the picture, Mayweather urged his followers to follow his son on social media and wish him a happy birthday. The 46-year-old wrote, “Everyone follow and wish my son a happy birthday!” This was a masterstroke from the champion, as in today’s world of glitz and glamor, a massive social media following has the power to catapult people into unparalleled success. So, what could be a better gift for Koraun, a budding musician? 


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The son of Floyd Mayweather and late actress Josie Harris, Koraun is deeply invested in music. He did not pursue his father’s profession and looks to make a lasting impact in the world of music. Koraun recently released his latest single, “Never Broke Again.” Thus, Mayweather decided to use his massive social media following to catapult his son’s music career. However, with Koraun indulging in his music career, who will continue his boxing legacy?


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Floyd Mayweather might have retired from the sport, but it looks like the next generation might follow his footsteps into the ring. The retired boxing legend was seen having a special moment with his grandchild, Kentrell Jr. KJ is the son of Mayweather’s eldest daughter, Iyanna ‘Yaya’ Mayweather, and rapper NBA YoungBoy

In an old clip shared on X (formerly Twitter) by Michael Benson, Mayweather can be seen teaching KJ a few things about boxing. Meanwhile, seeing his champion grandfather, KJ got excited as he ran inside the ring with massive gloves on. What’s more, in recent times, Mayweather has been spotted with his grandson on multiple occasions, displaying his fondness for the kid. 


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On the occasion of his son’s birthday, Floyd Mayweather’s request to his followers will definitely help his son’s music career. However, we would like to get your thoughts on whether Mayweather’s grandson will develop into a fierce fighter, thus keeping the legacy on. Let us know in the comments below!

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Written by:

Sudeep Sinha


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Sudeep Sinha is a Boxing Writer at EssentiallySports. With a rich background as a content writer for various companies, Sudeep's journey as a sports writer has been driven by his unwavering fascination with boxing and its multifaceted appeal. For Sudeep, boxing represents the perfect blend of athleticism, strategy, and a profound connection to the human spirit.
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