|Real name||Jeff Mayweather|
July 4, 1964 |
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
|Wins by KO||10|
"Jazzy Jeff" had a career boxing record of 32–10–5 (10 KOs). His biggest accomplishment was winning the IBO junior lightweight title from John Roby on April 21, 1994, a title which he defended two times.
After a successful career in the ring, Mayweather followed in the footsteps of his brothers and became a trainer. Known as the "Quiet Mayweather" Mayweather has trained several champions including Sultan Ibragimov and Celestino Caballero. He is current Boxing coach for UFC Heavyweight Roy "Big Country" Nelson. On October 14, 2011 he led Caballero down to Argentina where they captured the WBA featherweight title from Jonathon Barros after having previously lost a controversial split decision several months earlier.
Mayweather has also launched a website called "Jeff Mayweather's Pro Boxing Insider". He says it will allow boxing fans to get an inside look at the sport, and will have several boxers serve as active contributors. The site also boasts a forum that allows fans to ask questions of the fighters.
He is a member of the Mayweather boxing family; his brothers are former welterweight contender Floyd Mayweather, Sr. and two-division world champion Roger Mayweather, and his nephew is five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr..
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