Mayweather claims his net worth is now $1.2bn with half coming from just two fights 4 months ago

Mayweather claims his net worth is now $1.2bn with half coming from just two fights

The former professional boxer claimed that he reached $4b four years ago

Floyd Mayweather recently announced that his net worth is now over $1.2 billion, which is approximately £850 million, with more than 50% of his earnings coming from his victories over boxing stars Conor McGregor and Manny Pacquiao.

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Speaking about his fortune in the Million Dollaz Worth of Game YouTube show, Mayweather claimed that he earned $300m after his victory over Pacquiao and $350m after he defeated Conor McGregor in the tenth round knockout.

He said: "Tell me another fighter that beat 16 world champions straight? Tell me another fighter that, in just two fights made $650million?

"For Pacquiao I made $300million. For McGregor I made $350million.

"Now we talk about a Logan Paul, a YouTuber, for $100million? Give me that."

Mayweather is set to face YouTuber and professional boxer Logan Paul in an exhibition fight in Miami on 6 June at midnight.

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The 44-year-old said that he will continue to compete in exhibition fights for now, despite receiving criticism for doing so.

Discussing the issue on the YouTube show, Mayweather said: "They say, 'Mayweather’s doing exhibitions. It’s bad for boxing.'

"At the end of the day, my mother’s a millionaire, my dad’s a millionaire, my children are millionaires."

He continued: "My little grandson is a multi-millionaire and he don’t even know it."

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Mayweather has been open about his love of money on social media.

On Instagram, he wrote: "If they say money can't buy happiness, then why do people smile when they get it?"

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