Trainer Shares His Regret Before Floyd Mayweather’s Return Against Don Moore

Published 05/20/2022, 1:15 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 02: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white.) Floyd Mayweather Jr. looks down before taking on Manny Pacquiao in their welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Floyd Mayweather Jr is one of the greatest boxers of all time. The undefeated champion has worked hard to position himself as one of the world’s most revered and wealthy athletes. But Mayweather’s success has been built on a foundation of people who have done the right thing for him. Roger Mayweather, the champion’s uncle, is one of them.

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Moreover, Mayweather’s current trainer, El Gran, was also trained by TMT’s uncle. Gran even posted a video of himself training with Floyd Mayweather on Instagram. An emotive caption about Roger Mayweather appears on the post.

Trainers that helped to shape the legend Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Mayweather, the man, the myth, the legend, has had everything a boxer can dream of in his career. The pound-for-pound fighter is renowned for his speed, power, and technical ability. Let’s look at the trainers who have aided him in becoming the man he is today.

Roger Mayweather – TMT has always looked up to his uncle, who is also a two-time world champion. Furthermore, being his uncle, he took a young Mayweather Jr. to the gym from his childhood days.

The legend, who was an icon himself, coached his nephew to become the best boxer the world has ever seen. Unfortunately, the veteran died in 2020, at the age of 58.

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Floyd Mayweather Sr. – Pretty Boy’s father plays a very prominent role in his success. Apart from being a great father, Senior was also a great coach to his son. Mayweather Sr has been with him for a long time as a coach, teaching him all the strategies, defense methods, and many other things. TMT had his father beside him in the ring as a coach till his 2017 bout with Conor McGregor.

The Mayweather family has given many great boxers to the world. Jeff Mayweather is another family member who has helped ‘Pretty Boy’ attain success. Other trainers like Dewey Cooper and Eddie Mustafa Muhammad have also been an integral part of the legend’s journey. 

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Currently, ‘Money’ is focused on his upcoming fight with his former sparring partner, Don Moore. The fight is taking in Dubai at the helipad of Burj Al Arab Hotel.

His current trainer, El Gran, is instrumental in training him and aspires to reach the heights of Roger Mayweather. What are your thoughts about it? Write it down in the comments section below.

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Shashank Wankhede

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Shashank Wankhede is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. When it comes to boxing, the blockbuster film 'Rocky' sparked his interest in the sport. He holds Muhammad Ali in great regard and is a sincere admirer of his narrative, struggle, and accomplishments.

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