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Floyd Mayweather’s 69-Year-Old Dad Flexes Crazy Hand Speed

Published 12/26/2021, 9:30 AM EST

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The world knows who Floyd Mayweather is and what has he achieved in this side of combat sports. However, ‘TBE’ isn’t the only one gifted with boxing abilities in his family. The entire Mayweather family is blessed with boxing prowess, and Mayweather’s father, Floyd Mayweather Sr. too, was an elite boxer.

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Although Mayweather Sr. did not enjoy a career as decorated as his son, he still held some notable boxing skills under the wing. ‘TBE’s father is 69-years-old, but he still hasn’t let the love for the sport fade away. That said, in a recent video surfacing over the internet, Mayweather Sr. can be seen showing off his insane hand speed.

In this short video, Mayweather Sr. showcased his jabs, right and left hooks, crosses, by keeping his shoulders in check.


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This is not the first time when ‘Pretty Boy’s father showed his terrific hand speed. In fact, in 2017, while the Mayweather vs McGregor fight got announced, Mayweather Sr. went after the Irishman at a press conference. After trading some verbal blows, Mayweather Sr. captivated everyone’s attention by flexing his hand speed.

Even ‘The Notorious’ applauded for ‘TBE’s father for the skills he showed.

Mayweather Sr. is an elite boxing coach who trains many prodigies in the gym. He often enjoys passing on his stupendous boxing teachings to the next generation. Astoundingly, even at this age, Mayweather Sr. hits the gym to fulfill his love for boxing and also honing the young boxers.

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The New York native began his boxing career back in 1974. He bagged 28 wins to his name. On top of this, Mayweather Sr. succumbed to 6 losses and a draw.

The 69-year-old didn’t have the best of time in the ring. Albeit, Mayweather Sr. surely possesses all the qualities of a sublime coach and abides by his duties efficiently.


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His video above is a sure-shot treat for the fans and everyone would be keen to see Mayweather Sr. dropping more videos of his boxing prowess.

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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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