The undefeated boxing legend hails his supporters as they share images of inked tributes to the 50-0 king of the ring
FLOYD MAYWEATHER has paid tribute to his supporters after seeing a tattoo dedicated to his greatness.
“Money” cemented his place in the history books just over a fortnight ago as he took his unbeaten record to 50-0.
He defeated Conor McGregor in the tenth round of their mega-fight in Las Vegas.
The clash set apart Mayweather from any other athlete in the career earnings category as it took his total winnings to over a billion dollars.
And to mark the former pound for pounds fighters achievements, fans around the world have been getting inked with the American’s face on their body showing his wealth.
After they have also been keen to mark his perfect half-century that beat the all-time record of set by Rocky Marciano of 49 consecutive wins without defeat.
Floyd said: “I truly love and appreciate my fans.
“This tattoo artist is unbelievable!”
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Meanwhile, Mayweather has revealed he was so confident of defeating McGregor he signed up to play in a charity basketball match less than 24 hours after the fight.
The pair caused controversy in the lead-up to the showdown with a number of outspoken and expletive-laden press conferences.
But Mayweather has shown a different side to the fighting machine that made him famous by revealing his basketball antics.
Appearing on the Steve Harvey show on Monday night, he confirmed: “Yes, it was for cancer, the next day.
“It’s about giving back. I’m a man of my word and I stand by my word.”
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