MAYWEATHER, SR., FLOYD SIGNED PHOTO

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Floyd Mayweather, Sr. (born October 19, 1950) is an American boxing trainer. A welterweight contender during the 1970s and 1980s, Floyd Sr. is known for his defensive ability and overall knowledge of boxing strategy. He is the father and former trainer of five-division boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr.. He is credited for teaching his son the defensive skills that made him a winner. Floyd Mayweather is the senior member of the Mayweather clan. Younger brother Roger was WBC super featherweight and super lightweight champion and was known for his offensive skills. The youngest brother, Jeff, held the IBO super featherweight title. Floyd Mayweather Sr. is known for his outspokenness. He frequently recites poetry about his opponent and still does today for his fighter's opponent. Some refer to him as the "poet laureate of boxing." He is a flamboyant dresser who wears colorful suits, ties and shoes to news conferences. Mayweather Sr.'s boxing record was 28-6-1 (18 KOs). He once stepped into the ring with Hall of Fame Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard. Mayweather Sr. suffers from the lung disease sarcoidosis. Floyd Mayweather Sr. taught Mayweather Jr. to punch when he was still a toddler in The Place, Michigan. When Mayweather Jr. was a year old, his maternal uncle shot Floyd Sr. in the leg. Prior to his breakup with his son Floyd Mayweather Jr., he not only trained Floyd Jr. but also served as his manager. Offered here is a photograph of a young Floyd Mayweather, Sr. which he has signed and inscribed to trainer Buddy Ey.
This is a black and white promotional photograph of Mayweather taken around 1975 when he was still a six round fighters. Boldly inscribed in marker, "To Buddy Ey From The Champ To be Floyd Mayweather. Very slight smudge. Very small crease in upper left corner border. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. 8" x 10."

Size: 8 x 10

Condition: near mint