Uncle and the former legendary trainer of Floyd Mayweather Jr., Roger Mayweather, has died at the age of 58.
Roger Mayweather per TMZ reports had been in declining health in recent years. “He’s only in his 50s, but it seems like he’s an old man in his 80s.”
Floyd Mayweather in 2015 confirmed that “My uncle Roger Mayweather has lost a lot of memory from the sport of boxing.”
Roger Mayweather was a world champion boxer himself, holding the WBA and lineal super featherweight titles from 1983-1984 and the WBC light welterweight title from 1987-1989.
Sadly, Roger Mayweather has been the second close family member Floyd Mayweather Jr. has lost in a week after the mother of his three children, Josie Harris, was found dead at her California home last Tuesday.