“It is a great honor for me to be included as a nominee in the first vote,” he said. Mayweather about its inclusion in Hall of Fame. “Throughout my career, I gave everything I could to boxing, and now, I will be recognized with one of the most prestigious honors in the sport.”
The list is completed Ann Wolfe, Miriam Trimiar, plus Dr. Margaret Goodman.
In the case of the select posthumously: Jackie Tonawanda, Davey Moore, Freddie Brown, journalist George Kimball, Jay Larkin television executive and coach Jackie McCoy.
The induction will be on June 13 and will also include the 2020 generation that saw their act suspended due to the global pandemic due to COVID 19.
The 2020 generation is made up of: Juan Manuel Márquez, Shane Mosley, Lou DiBella, Dan Goossen, Bernard Hopkins, Thomas Hauser, Paddy Ryan, Kathy Duva, Christy Martin, Barbara Buttrick, Frank Erne, Lucia Rijker and Bernard Fernández.
Boxing Hall of Fame Class of 2021! Wladimir @Klitschko @FloydMayweather @andreward @TheRealLailaAli , Ann Wolfe, Marian Trimiar, @MGoodmanMD , Davey Moore, Jackie Tonawanda, Freddie Brown, Jackie McCoy, George Kimball & Jay Larkin! More info here: https://t.co/b8hmKLyvEK: pic.twitter.com/05jG8FsApD
– Boxing Hall of Fame (@BoxingHall) December 15, 2020
Floyd Mayweather’s Brief History
Considered today as one of the best boxers of his time and all time; it culminated in 84 victories and 6 defeats in the amateur arena. Three Golden Gloves championships and the bronze medal of the 1996 Olympics.
Professional since 1996 and was able to get 6 world championships in 5 different categories. He retired in 2017 with an undefeated record of 50 wins and 27 knockouts.
He also participated in several of the highest-grossing fights in pay-per-view events (Pay Per View).
Doctor Hammer and his story
He finished his amateur career with 134 wins, 65 by knockout and just 6 losses. He also got a gold medal in the 1996 Olympics.
He was one of the most dangerous and popular heavyweights of his time.
He held a reign in the division for more than 10 years, winning the first 24 fights of his career. He ended his time in the professional with a record of 64 victories, 53 of them on the fast track and only 5 defeats.