Home | News | General | Floyd Mayweather wins N10m after supporting American to beat Ukrainian opponent
Liverpool star makes stunning statement after suffering season-ending injury against Everton
Super-creative mum transforms tiny cupboard into bedroom for her son, shares cute photos

Floyd Mayweather wins N10m after supporting American to beat Ukrainian opponent

- Floyd Mayweather claimed $20,000 just by supporting his favourite

- The 43-year-old staked $6500 backing Lopez to outshine Lomachenko in their fight over the weekend

- The 23-year-old eventually came out triumphant after the fight that was stretched to the 12th round

PAY ATTENTION: Win a prize of N115,000, N75000 or N38000: participate in Big Naija Independence contest by Legit.ng

Floyd Mayweather cashed out $20,000 for supporting Teofimo Lopez to emerge victorious over Vasyl Lomachenko in their world title bout last weekend.

The 43-year-old staked a meagre $6,500 on his fellow American boxer and his decision paid off in the end as the judges scored Lopez it 116-112, 119-109 and 117-113 after the 12th round.

Mayweather who won about $1 billion during his active days showed off his winning bet slip on social media with the caption 'A light win' after winning a total of $20,150.

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Legit.ng News on your Facebook News Feed!

Here's how top Nigerian star celebrated his club's crucial win in England this weekend (see picture)

The retired fighter also known as the Money-Man was said to have staked as high as $400,000 on one sporting event as reported by Daily Mail.

Lopez has now stretched his unbeaten record to 16 - 12 of which he recorded through technical knockout.

Floyd Mayweather takes home $20,000 for backing Lopez for victory over Lomachenko

Floyd Mayweather backs Lopez for victory over Lomachenko. Photo by Mikey Williams.
Source: Getty Images

He also claimed the three titles held by Lomachenko after inflicting his second career defeat on him.

PAY ATTENTION: Become a member of the leading sports Facebook group 'Naija Football Fan Zone'

Meanwhile, the 32-year-old Ukrainian believes he had performed better than the judges had indicated. He told the media:

"I think in the first half he had more rounds than I did, but in the second half I took over and I was much better. I want to go home and review the fight, I can't comment right now much about it. Definitely, I'm not agreeing with the scorecards."

Legit.ng earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo who currently plays for reigning Italian champions Juventus has jokingly told American boxing legend, Floyd Mayweather, to give him one of his car which is Bugatti.

Anthony Joshua's challenger reveals what he fears about the British-Nigerian boxer and it's weird

Floyd Mayweather is one of the most successful athletes in the world considering the money the American has made and still making despite not fighting again.

Since Mayweather retired from boxing, there have been calls for the American to make a return to the ring, but he has not yet made any public declaration on his intention.

4-yr-old boxer: I want to become a world champion | Legit TV

[embedded content]

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE FROM: General Visit website


view more articles

About Article Author

Chuka (Webby) Aniemeka
Chuka (Webby) Aniemeka

Chuka is an experienced certified web developer with an extensive background in computer science and 18+ years in web design &development. His previous experience ranges from redesigning existing website to solving complex technical problems with object-oriented programming. Very experienced with Microsoft SQL Server, PHP and advanced JavaScript. He loves to travel and watch movies.

View More Articles

100 Most Popular News

1 2 Displaying 1 - 100 of 157