VIDEO: Usher Lights Up the Mitts With Boxing Legend Floyd Mayweather

Published 08/12/2021, 11:30 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS – APRIL 17: Boxer Floyd Mayweather in a pre-fight a workout during the grand opening of Mayweather Boxing Club on April 17, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Floyd is preparing for his “The World Awaits” fight with Oscar De La Hoya on May 5, 2007. (Photo by Bryan Haraway/Getty Images)


Floyd Mayweather ranks among the biggest boxing icons who redefined the entire sport. He hung around the game for a while and sharpened up his skills to become one modern era legends of the game. Every time he appeared for a fight, Mayweather showed immense hunger, and this kept him going until his last bout. His mentality and attitude to be the best separated him from everyone else, and that’s predominantly why he retired with an immaculate record.

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Even after signing off from the sport, Mayweather’s love for boxing prevails over anything. And he still keeps himself active with his hardcore boxing activities in the gym.

He enjoys passing on his insights and exuberant knowledge to budding boxing stars and other aspiring fighters.

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But recently, he was seen training the renowned American singer and songwriter, Usher. The latter wouldn’t have asked for a better coach than Mayweather, who’d give him a hang of the ring and the sport in general.

‘TBE’ retired in 2017 from the professional mix. But a couple of months back, he took up an exhibition fight against Logan Paul. Here, the 44-year-old left everyone in awe as he seemed in his top shape and form. Moreover, the fight went until the last gong, and Mayweather looked highly comfortable with his stamina and overall conduct.

Mayweather, throughout his stint, was the most equipped pugilist of all time. Putting his defense to the test, he often showed extensive punching power with the same. That said, even after being on the other side of the sport, he looks to pass on his teachings to the likes of Usher and more.

Should Floyd Mayweather turn into a full-time coach?

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Mayweather has a bundle of knowledge that can help upcoming boxers make history in the sport.

(L-R) Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws a punch at Conor McGregor during their super welterweight boxing match on August 26, 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

That said, the sport demands coaches like him and the undefeated kingpin of the sport should really give a thought to becoming a full-time coach.

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This will help him stay close to the sport for obvious reasons. And along with this, he can positively impact umpteen individual’s boxing careers. It’ll be interesting to see if ‘Pretty Boy’ really decides to do the same. Would you be open to see Mayweather as a coach?

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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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