Cracky Fanny Pack. "Roger meant the world to me, my father Floyd Sr., my uncle Jeff, our whole family, everyone in and around the Mayweather Boxing Gym and the entire boxing world. During his career, Mayweather mixed it up in the ring with several boxing legends, including Julio Cesar Chavez (twice), Pernell Whitaker and Kostya Tszyu. Roger Mayweather, 55, is boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.‘s uncle and former trainer. Boxkarriere. Jeff is in a lot of Floyd's Camps and it's just kept quiet. section: | slug: legendary-boxing-trainer-roger-mayweather-uncle-of-floyd-mayweather-dies-at-age-58 | sport: boxing | route: article_single.us | It is a terrible loss for all of us.". Mayweather turned pro in 1981, winning his first 17 career fights and capturing the WBA and lineal super featherweight championships in the process. Roger Mayweather Floyd's Uncle Goes Missing Needs Medication (UPDATE) 1,065 7/31/2016 9:42 AM PT Breaking News. But he's re-building the relationship with Sr. for a reason. Unfortunately, his health was failing him for several years and now he can finally rest in peace. “It’s sad that he’s only in his 50’s but it seems like he’s an old man that’s in his 80’s.”. Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Roger Mayweather was a two-division boxing world champion. “Roger meant the world to me, my father Floyd Sr my uncle Jeff, our whole family, everyone in and around the Mayweather Boxing Gym and the entire boxing world. 6-keys: media/spln/boxing/reg/free/stories, at The greatness of HBO's boxing documentary De La Hoya/Mayweather 24/7. Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has been rocked by a second family tragedy just days after the death of his former partner. Most-likely both. “Roger was a great champion and one of the best trainers in boxing. He was nicknamed "The Black Mamba.". Widely considered to be one of the world's best boxing trainers, Roger helped coach nephew Floyd to one of the greatest careers in boxing history. However, soon after Mayweather defeated Gregorio Vargas on March 18, 2000, Mayweather Jr. fired Mayweather Sr. as his trainer and brought uncle Roger back. His list of opponents included Julio Cesar Chavez and Pernell Whitaker, amongst many others. NRL 2020: Suncorp Stadium crowd, Ticketek glitch creates COV... NRL Finals 2020: Cameron Smith, why he’s still got it, retir... NRL 2020: Kotoni Staggs sex tape news, McKenzie Lorraine Rob... AFL news 2020: Rhyce Shaw, extended break, indefinite leave,... AFL Finals 2020 Port Adelaide vs Richmond result. Nationwide News Pty Limited Copyright © 2020. Roger trained Floyd Jr. until early 1998, when Floyd Mayweather Sr. was released from prison and became Mayweather Jr's trainer. Mayweather shared a series of snaps of Harris with his 23 million followers on Instagram. Roger meant the world to me, my father Floyd Sr., my uncle Jeff, our whole family, everyone in and around the Mayweather Boxing Gym and the entire boxing world. © 2004-2020 CBS Interactive. Floyd Mayweather is doing it tough.Source:AFP, “It helps me to see that he was able to touch so many people through his life in boxing, because he gave so much to the sport which was his first and longtime love.”. It … Roger beat Vinny Pazienza by decision and KOed Lou Duva in one night. Discussion in 'Boxing Discussion' started by Pro**, Nov 24, 2009. He's also doing a good job with Justin Jones, his other Son. “On top of being a phenomenal fighter in his own career, Roger was one of the most essential parts of guiding Floyd to the incredible career he had in becoming the best ever. Respect box? Pro**, Nov 24, 2009 #1. He also went missing in 2016, possibly a result of claims from Floyd that he had begun to suffer memory issues after 72 fights in the ring, six of which were decision losses. – 2020 MMA, Jorge Masvidal will baptize Kamaru Usman instead of Conor MCgregor, Jon Jones showed his insecurity – 2020 MMA, Conor McGregor Pecahkan Satu Lagi Rekor di UFC – 2020 MMA, Conor McGregor [RAP] Time – HD – 2020 MMA, Manny Pacquiao Vs Adrien Broner Highlights – 2020 MMA, Conor McGregor DISRESPECTS Khabib, McGregor reacts to UFC 248, Dana White – 2020 MMA, colby covington vs robbie lawler full fight. Subscribe to our podcast -- State of Combat with Brian Campbell -- where we take an in-depth look at the world of boxing each week with his co-host Rafe Bartholomew. Mayweather (right) and Fidel Avendano trade blows during a bout. GET YOUR MAYWEATHER …, Internet sensation, check out his complete story. The Michigan-born sporting great trained Floyd when he turned professional in 1996, but then took a step back when the boxer decided to be coached by his dad. He … — This story originally appeared on thesun.co.uk and has been republished with permission. Roger, nicknamed the Black Mamba, was a former boxer himself - winning the WBA and Lineal super-featherweight world titles in 1983. Roger Mayweather war der Bruder der ehemaligen Profiboxer Floyd Mayweather Sr. (* 1952) und Jeff Mayweather (* 1964), sowie Onkel der Profiboxer Justin Jones (* 1987) und Floyd Mayweather Jr. (* 1977). Unfortunately, his health was failing him for several years and now he can finally rest in peace. "My uncle was one of the most important people in my life inside and outside of the ring,". Floyd basically trains himself anyway, they help him stay sharp and in shape but floyd does floyd's thing no matter who trains him. She was found dead in a car at her home in California. Floyd Mayweather has had one of the worst weeks of his life.Source:AFP. news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site. It is a terrible loss for all of us.”, “This is a sad day for the Mayweather Promotions family because that is truly what Roger was to us,” said Leonard Ellerbe, CEO of Mayweather Promotions who worked side-by-side with Roger for some of Floyd’s biggest fights. Roger had succumb to a long battle with diabetes and his nephew issued a statement. It is a terrible loss for all of us.". Nach 68 Amateurkämpfen mit 64 Siegen wechselte er 1981 zu den Profis und gewann sein Debüt am 29. "My uncle was one of the most important people in my life inside and outside of the ring," Floyd Mayweather said in a statement. "This is a sad day for the Mayweather Promotions family because that is truly what Roger was to us," Leonard Ellerbe, CEO of Mayweather Promotions said. Toward the end of his career as a boxer, Mayweather switched his focus to becoming a trainer, helping kickstart the pro career of nephew Floyd Mayweather Jr. Roger would train Floyd at the start of his career and again after a brief stint where Floyd Mayweather Sr. took over the head trainer role. Within the first couple months I ever met him he was kicking some dude's ass outside Top Rank over money. Top US boxing promoter Lou DiBella posted his condolences on Twitter, adding “prayers up for all”. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Commissioner.com is a registered trademark of CBS Interactive Inc. site: media | arena: boxing | pageType: stories | Q/A Q:Is this real? Despite being one of boxing’s biggest ever names, Floyd appeared to blame the sport for causing some of his uncle’s health problems when speaking back in 2015. Yesterday, Floyd Mayweather, along with the boxing world, mourned the death of his uncle, Roger Mayweather. Following his professional debut in 1981, Mayweather earned 59 wins out of his 72 fights, including notable fights against multiple-time world champions Julio Cesar Chavez and Pernell Whitaker. ). “Roger was a great champion and one of the best trainers in boxing. Roger meant the world to me, my father Floyd Sr., my uncle Jeff, our whole family, everyone in and around the Mayweather Boxing Gym and the entire boxing world. One pictured showed him kissing her on the cheek, while another showed her smiling alongside their two sons. Roger was in his corner for some of the most memorable and important moments in boxing history. All Rights Reserved. When Floyd Mayweather turned pro in 1996, Roger began winding down his career as a boxer and became his nephew’s trainer. GET YOUR MAYWEATHER ... Internet sensation, check out his complete story - Best Floyd Mayweather News Fan site - Roger’s health had been “declining” in recent years, with the legendary trainer believed to have suffered from diabetes.