WOW: Floyd Mayweather Shows Off Insane Jump Rope Skills in a Throwback Video

Published 12/24/2021, 9:30 AM EST
LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 12: Floyd Mayweather Jr. walks in the ring during his WBC/WBA welterweight title fight against Andre Berto at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)


Floyd Mayweather is the most accomplished boxer of the modern era. In a career spread over two decades, Mayweather collected a whopping 50 wins and nobody among all of his opponents could get through his defense to break his winning streak. That said, Mayweather is a true great, and the way he chalked out his stellar career is an inspiration to budding boxers.

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Many idolize Mayweather’s glittery career and immaculate boxing stint. But hardly people know about the efforts he used to put in the gym to be termed as a GOAT. ‘TBE’ worked extremely hard upon his skills and eventually, he became an elite for aggressive and defensive boxing approaches.

Alongside that, one thing we knew Mayweather for his sublime jump rope skills.

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Jump ropes play a pivotal part in a boxer’s workout regimes. This is because ropes help a boxer build his core, strength, and overall stamina to take the fights deep.

That said, there’s hardly anyone in the pro-boxing circuit who doesn’t inculcate jump ropes in his workouts. Mayweather has been a pioneer of this workout and in the above video, we can see it how dedicated ‘TBE’ was while performing this.

Along with jump ropes, Mayweather crossed extensive boundaries with his bag workouts, hitting the mitts, and so much more. Since ‘Pretty Boy’ was more of a defensive boxer, he always spent a tremendous of time developing strategies to avoid his opponent’s power punches.

Floyd Mayweather – A super-skilled technician of the sport

Floyd Mayweather’s hard work was always visible once he took up the ring space. In his iconic career, Mayweather let no opponent dictate the pace of the fight.

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LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 02: Floyd Mayweather Jr. smiles 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)

He showed his oppressive side many times, putting his opponents on a back foot throughout the fight.

His shoulder roll to dodge the punches, abilities to land cracking counterattacks made Mayweather a complete fighter.

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In the coming time, it seems unlikely that the sport will get to see another Floyd Mayweather by any means.

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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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