WATCH: Floyd Mayweather Arm Wrestles His 68-Year-Old Father

Published 01/03/2021, 7:20 AM EST
ARLINGTON, TEXAS – MARCH 16: Floyd Mayweather Jr. stands in the ring before Errol Spence Jr takes on Mikey Garcia in an IBF World Welterweight Championship bout at AT&T Stadium on March 16, 2019 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)


The kingpin of boxing, Floyd Mayweather, doesn’t like to be on the losing side ever. Whether it’s the boxing ring or his personal life, ‘Money’ likes to keep his undefeated streak going. Although he is retired, he keeps himself super fit and active.

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Recently, ‘Money’ challenged his father, Floyd Mayweather Sr. to an arm-wrestling contest and defeated daddy Mayweather fair and square.

LAS VEGAS, NV – APRIL 30: WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr’s. trainer and father Floyd Mayweather Sr. speaks during a news conference ahead of the unification fight between his son and WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on April 30, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two boxers will face each other on May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Although the younger Mayweather won this arm-wrestling challenge, his father didn’t make it look too easy for him. Even at age 68, he showed enough strength to counter his son. It was a merry-making incident that cracked up the whole Mayweather family.

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Mayweather Sr. was himself a boxer in his younger days. He had 28 wins and 6 losses to his name. The boxer put used his expertise to train his son ‘Money’, Oscar De La Hoya, Joan Guzman, and more.

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Mayweathers’ – the best father and son pair in boxing

Mayweather Sr. trained his son since his teenage days. The 68-year-old is responsible for his son’s unbeatable defensive style. Needless to say, the father-son duo has managed to beat the best of the best in the world together. ‘Money’ could not have asked for a better coach to mold his decorated career.

LAS VEGAS – MAY 01: (L-R) Floyd Mayweather, Sr. and Floyd Mayweather, Jr. attend the official Mayweather afterparty at Studio 54 at MGM Grand on May 1, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

Mayweather Jr. will enter the boxing ring in February to confront Logan Paul in an exhibition bout. Mayweather Sr. will once again corner his 43-year-old son.

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The pair have been sweating a lot in the gym and will look to add another feather to their cap. The arm-wrestling contest showed fans that their competitive desire still exists.

What did you make of the friendly contest?

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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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