“Million Dollar Baby on That Photo”: Boxing Fans Ecstatic After Floyd Mayweather Shares a Picture With His Grandson

Published 06/22/2022, 10:00 AM EDT
MIAMI, FL – JUNE 6: Floyd Mayweather meets with the press following the Mayweather vs Paul: Bragging Rights boxing event on June 06, 2021, at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Former five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been a hands-on family man. Moreover, he has often spoken about his love for his grandson. As such, the champ recently shared a heartwarming picture with his grandson.


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Mayweather a picture showing his grandson, Kentrell Gaulden Jr. a few boxing moves. In the captions, he added, “They say pictures say a thousand words. I guess this one says a million.”

Additionally, Mayweather also hilariously took a swipe at his children, who did not follow in his footsteps. In fact, he even mentioned that ‘the torch’ skipped a generation.

Fans react to Floyd Mayweather boxing with his grandson

Boxing fans were elated to see Gaulden Jr. mimicking his grandfather and following in his footsteps. Moreover, many fans commented on the picture, expressing their thoughts on the duo.

LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 02: Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws a left at Manny Pacquiao during their welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

User @greg_tmt was happy to see the future champ copying his grandad. He said, “Lil champ on the come up”.

Similarly, user @jizzymack mentioned that Gaulden Jr. would become a Hall of Famer like his grandfather, saying, “Future hall of fame”.

Meanwhile, user @jaybling was quick to add that Gaulden Jr. was picking up moves at a younger age than Mayweather himself. He said, “Floyd started him younger than when he started uh-oh! HE FOR SURE GETTING THE MAYVINCI CODE.”

User @josephine_bickel12 had a few words of encouragement for Gaulden Jr. She said, “Don’t ever let anyone dull your sparkle.”

Additionally, user @icedoutbarber mentioned that Mayweather’s grandson is genetically gifted in boxing. The user said, “It’s in the blood 🩸 for sure. Million dollar baby on that photo🔥💜🙌😍.”

However, a few users were quick to point out the fact that Mayweather took a swipe at his children.

User @brod020 said, “Slight roast on his children 😂😂😂.”

Similarly, user @redgorilla added, “Floyd throwing Shade at his seeds is crazy.”

LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 02: Floyd Mayweather Jr. addresses the media during the post-fight news conference after his unanimous decision victory against Manny Pacquiao in their welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Meanwhile, user @bbygirl_yaya felt that Mayweather is the perfect role model for his grandson. She said, “Great role model for kj♥️.”


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In the same vein, user @jetta_lynn_cruz mentioned, “He adores his grandad this is super sweet.”

However, user @southphillysan_ was quick to mention Mayweather’s legendary status. He said, “I just said Floyd the best fighter of all times..anybody who made it to the hall of fame that Floyd fought he beat them…now that’s great…ponder over that.”

In fact, it sure seems like the youngest member of the Mayweather clan would love to fill the gargantuan shoes of his iconic grandfather.


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Joshua Ben Joseph

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Joshua Ben Joseph is a Boxing writer for EssentiallySports. He started his career as an editorial cartoonist and holds a BFA degree with a specialization in Animated Filmmaking and Screenwriting from AISFM, Hyderabad. An avid lover of boxing history, Joshua believes his writing extends his lifelong adoration for combat sports.