What Investors Can Learn From Floyd Mayweather

Published 03/09/2021, 10:00 PM EST
BALTIMORE, MD – JULY 27: Fight promoter and retired professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring before the WBA super featherweight championship fight between Gervonta Davis and Ricardo Nunez at Royal Farms Arena on July 27, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)


Floyd Mayweather is the finest star of modern boxing. He enjoyed an extensive career in the sport with one of the most eye-catchy track records. No one in the boxing universe could break Mayweather’s solid defense. With his unparalleled skill-sets, Mayweather branded himself as the top-notch prospect of boxing.

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But Mayweather’s brilliance was not just limited to boxing. He employed his talents in the world of business as well. And till date, he’s going strong with the same.

A huge chunk of combat sports fans feels Mayweather spends a colossal amount of money on a fleet of cars, pieces of jewelry, watches, and more. But, ‘Money’ makes massive investments in the real estate business and various other items that’ll give him exorbitant returns in the future.

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According to Leonardo Ellerbe, CEO of Mayweather Promotions, Mayweather is keen on increasing his valuation in the real estate vertical.

Talking to the Insider, Ellerbe said, “He’s consistently making investments.”

A few weeks back, Mayweather bought a whopping $25 million mansion in California, with all the lush amenities. However, this is not the only property owned by ‘The Best Ever’. There’s a countless list of houses and rich properties that Mayweather owns in and around America.

LAS VEGAS, NV – APRIL 29: WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. attends a news conference at the KA Theatre at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on April 29, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather will face WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao in a unification bout on May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Apart from this, Mayweather owns his clothing line too, named ‘The Money Team’. Mayweather is himself a brand ambassador for this and is seen several times in this apparel line.

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Floyd Mayweather and his own promotional company

‘Money’ played a business masterstroke after establishing his own promotional company called the Mayweather Promotions. With this firm, Mayweather became a boss of his own and staged all his fights in his own exuberant way.

LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 03: Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates after defeating Marcos Maidana by majority decision in their WBC/WBA welterweight unification fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 3, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

This move let Mayweather decide on the PPV price of his fights, the in-stadium ticket price, and basically, everything from A to Z got under his control. With the help of his own promotion company, Mayweather bagged handsome paychecks like never before.

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In fact, in his last boxing outing against Conor McGregor, Mayweather got a whopping $275 million paycheck for 30 mins of in-ring work.

That said, with his staggering business and investment mindset, ‘Money’ has set an example for every upcoming boxer.

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Not only a boxer, but even business enthusiasts can draw unprecedented learnings from Floyd Mayweather.

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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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