Those at the top of their game are often icons for their fans not only for their skills, but also for the lifestyle they lead.
Floyd Mayweather is ranked 34 in Forbes 2016 list of 40 Richest Entrepreneurs Under 40 with a net worth of $340 million.
Mayweather, who turns 40 in February, makes the list for the first time in the annual list. He is ranked in between Tom Preston-Werner, co-founder of online platform GitHub and NBA legend Kobe Bryant
Top boxing promoter Bob Arum has rubbished claims that there exists any bad blood between him and Floyd Mayweather Jr. following allegations from the American's camp that the Top Rank boss tried to obstruct negotiations ahead of a super fight agreement between Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao.
But agreements has been reached since then with the sport's two biggest draws agreeing to face each other in the biggest fight of the last fifteen years on May 2, and Arum has now said that he bears no ill feeling towards his former protégé Mayweather Jr.
Mexican boxing legend Juan Manuel Marquez is one of the greatest boxers of his time, having fought superstars and won several big name fights.
So, when he gives his opinion on something, it is important to notice. And the Mexican believes any match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will see the American pound for pound kingpin come out on top.
Floyd Mayweather had a great bout against Marcos Maidana. It was quite controversial as well because the veteran complained that his opponent had bit him in the course of the match. An official complaint was also lodged however details about the same has not been provided as of yet. Floyd Mayweather has always hogged the limelight and in style. He prefers to be the unpredictable champion. His fights involve a great defensive play and his stint with the media also involves a lot of elusiveness. He did not answer any question clearly about the next person he is planning to face in the ring.
Legendary Ultimate Fighting Championship or UFC Middleweight Vitor Belfort is embarrassed by the mass brawl that broke out while filming the third season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil, and was aired on television between Chael Sonnen and his countryman Wanderlei Silva.
Belfort took to Facebook to express his disappointment regarding the matter where he posted a message in Portuguese saying that both Sonnen and Silva acted in a manner that is not acceptable from two elite athletes, who are also supposed to be role models for younger generations.
Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard is really impressed with the way Floyd Mayweather Jr. conducts himself both in and out of the ring, as well as his success.
Mayweather Jr. is ranked as the best pound for pound athlete in the world at the moment and he also raked in the cash both in 2012 and 2013, when he was named as the highest paid athlete in America, winning matches regularly with consummate ease as well as showcasing young talent on the undercard of his fights under the banner of his own promotion, Mayweather Promotions.
English boxer George Groves has insisted that a rematch against Carl Froch and a shot at the title are his top priorities for the New Year.
The 25 year old London native stated in an interview recently that he still feels hard done by the pain and injustice of that controversial loss to Froch last month and added that it is what still fuels his ambitions for the future.
Incoming leaders of the new government of Norway say they would quash a thirty two year shun on pro boxing in Norway when the right wing government coalition takes the new office in the upcoming week. Legislature from some other parties has stated that they also support this suggestion, thus assuring Parliament’s necessary approval.
English boxer Nathan Cleverly has stated that he could make up the move up to the Cruiserweight division when he makes his return to professional boxing after he was handed a brutal battering and his first defeat by Sergei Kovalev.