Jermall Charlo Hits Floyd Mayweather With a Low Blow Amid Yaya Controversy

Published 04/19/2022, 8:00 AM EDT

In a recent interview with FightHype during the build-up of Errol Spence Jr Vs Yordenis Ugas, the unified light middleweight champion, Jermall Charlo came out swinging as he made a savage comment about Mayweather’s 21-year-old daughter Iyanaa Mayweather. ‘The Hitman’ hits the undefeated boxing icon, Floyd Mayweather, with a cheap shot.

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Iyanna Mayweather came into the limelight as she recently pleaded guilty to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Following this, Charlo took advantage of the situation to get under Mayweather’s skin.

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Jermall Charlo’s comment about Mayweather’s daughter

FightHype asked Charlo about his opinion on the ongoing beef between Gervonta Davis and Floyd Mayweather. The 31-year-old slammed the five-division champion by stating that he has bigger things to worry about than Tank.

BROOKLYN, NY – JULY 29: Jermall Charlo celebrates his KO of Jorge Sebastian Heiland during their WBC middleweight bout on July 29, 2017 at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

He said, “Floyd not worried about Tank right now because he gotta worry about Yaya, she just got like 6 years on probation.”

The controversy surrounding Yaya Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather‘s daughter, Yaya Mayweather, is under 6-year probation as she pleaded guilty to stabbing Lapattra Lashai Jacobs with a knife. She caught Jacobs with her fiance and rapper, NBA Youngboy.

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Charlo savagely took a hit at Mayweather by bringing up his daughter’s criminal record. The 31-year-old boxer went into the crowd shouting, “S*** going crazy!” as he commented about the five-division champion’s daughter.

Even though the Hitman’s comment was below the belt, Floyd Mayweather hasn’t responded to him yet. During an interview with FightHype, the retired boxing legend shed light on his relationship and the ongoing back and forth with Gervonta Davis.

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On previous occasions as well, Charlo did not shy away from calling out the 45-year-old. He once criticized Mayweather for infusing the business mindset in today’s fighters.

Jermall Charlo picks his winner

In the same interview, the unified light middleweight champion was asked to predict the outcome of Gervonta Davis taking on Rolly Romero. In response, Charlo made a bold claim, predicting a knockout. He said, “Tank gonna knock him out, Rolly is crazy. It is what it is.”

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What do you think of Charlo’s comment about Mayweather’s daughter? Do you think Mayweather should respond? Let us know in the comments below.

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Darsh Karkera

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Darsh Karkera is a Boxing author at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his masters in Clinical Psychology at CHRIST University, Bangalore. According to Darsh himself, the one and only one thing that fuels him, is sports.

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