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==Career Summary==
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'''Roger Mayweather''' was a two-time world champion. His first world title was the [[WBC]] super featherweight title, which he held from 1983 to 1984. He eventually moved up to light welterweight and captured the WBC title 1987, which he held until 1989. He later would capture the [[IBO]] light welterweight and IBO welterweight titles. Mayweather closed out his title wins by capturing the lightly regarded [[IBA]] welterweight belt.
  
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He briefly stylized himself as the "Mexican Assassin", after a string of victories, most by knockout, over a series of world class Mexican fighters in Los Angeles between 1986 and 1989. This led to his second meeting with Mexico's top fighter [[Julio Cesar Chavez]], who stopped him in ten rounds.
== Career Summary ==
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Mayweather was a two time world champion, winning the WBC Super Featherweight Title in 1983, before losing that belt in 1984. He eventually moved up to Light Welterweight, and captured the WBC Title, which he held until 1989. He laso captured the IBO welterweight title.
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He briefly stylized himself as the "Mexican Assassin", after a string of victories, most by knockout, over a series of world class Mexican fighters in Los Angeles between 1986 and 1989. This led to his second meeting with Mexico's top fighter [[Boxer:Julio Cesar Chavez:008119|Julio Cesar Chavez]], who stopped him in 10 rounds.
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Mayweather was known for having good boxing skills, long arms, and a good right hand. However, he was widely considered by most boxing observers as having a bad chin.
  
Mayweather was known for having good boxing skills, long arms, and good right hand. However, he was widely considered by most boxing observers as having a bad chin.
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==Family==
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[[Image:Floyd&roger.jpg|right|thumb|Floyd and Roger Mayweather]]
  
== Family ==
 
[[Image:Floyd&roger.jpg|right|250px|Floyd and Roger Mayweather]]
 
 
Brother of fellow boxers:
 
Brother of fellow boxers:
*[[Boxer:Floyd Mayweather:015480|Floyd Mayweather Sr.]]
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*[[Floyd Mayweather|Floyd Mayweather Sr.]]
*[[Boxer:Jeff Mayweather:001188|Jeff Mayweather]]
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*[[Jeff Mayweather]]
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Uncle of fellow boxers:
*[[Boxer:Floyd Mayweather Jr:000352|Floyd Mayweather Jr.]]
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*[[Floyd Mayweather Jr.]]
== Post-Fighting Career ==
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*[[Justin Jones]]
He currently trains his nephew Floyd. He drew national attention after he entered the ring in the 10th round of Floyd's, April 8, 2006 bout with [[Zab Judah]], after his nephew was fouled by Judah near the end of the round. Mayweather was promptly suspended for one year and fined $200,000, by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
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==Post-Fighting Career==
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He trained his nephew Floyd. He drew national attention after he entered the ring in the 10th round of Floyd's April 8, 2006 [[Zab Judah vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr.|bout]] with [[Zab Judah]], after his nephew was fouled by Judah near the end of the round. Mayweather was promptly suspended for one year and fined $200,000 by the [[Nevada State Athletic Commission]].
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==Legal Troubles==
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'''August 3, 2009''' - Mayweather, 48, was arrested on felony coercion and battery-strangulation charges and later freed from the Clark County jail on $13,000 bail, said Detective Ramon Denby, a police department spokesman. According to a police report, an officer responding to a disconnected 911 call found Mayweather fighting with a 25-year-old woman at the apartment in northwest Las Vegas. The woman, professional boxer Melissa St Vil, told police she had been punched in the ribs and hit Mayweather with a lamp during a struggle. She was treated by paramedics at the scene and taken to a Las Vegas hospital for treatment of injuries that included redness around her throat, police said. Mayweather had injuries on the head and the side of his face. It was not clear if he required medical treatment before he was taken to jail. The report says Mayweather formerly trained the St Vil, and had been following her since she severed their business relationship and went to another gym. It said Mayweather owns the apartment and was upset that his tenant was letting the woman live at the apartment. The tenant was not home at the time of the alleged attack, police said.[http://sports.espn.go.com/sports/boxing/news/story?id=4375583]
  
 
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Revision as of 19:51, 4 May 2013

Roger Mayweather

Name: Roger Mayweather
Alias: Black Mamba
Born: 1961-04-24
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 7½″   /   171cm
Reach: 73½″   /   187cm
Boxing Record: click

Trainer: Jesse Reid
Manager: Bill Baxter

Career Summary

Roger Mayweather was a two-time world champion. His first world title was the WBC super featherweight title, which he held from 1983 to 1984. He eventually moved up to light welterweight and captured the WBC title 1987, which he held until 1989. He later would capture the IBO light welterweight and IBO welterweight titles. Mayweather closed out his title wins by capturing the lightly regarded IBA welterweight belt.

He briefly stylized himself as the "Mexican Assassin", after a string of victories, most by knockout, over a series of world class Mexican fighters in Los Angeles between 1986 and 1989. This led to his second meeting with Mexico's top fighter Julio Cesar Chavez, who stopped him in ten rounds.

Mayweather was known for having good boxing skills, long arms, and a good right hand. However, he was widely considered by most boxing observers as having a bad chin.

Family

Floyd and Roger Mayweather

Brother of fellow boxers:

Uncle of fellow boxers:

Post-Fighting Career

He trained his nephew Floyd. He drew national attention after he entered the ring in the 10th round of Floyd's April 8, 2006 bout with Zab Judah, after his nephew was fouled by Judah near the end of the round. Mayweather was promptly suspended for one year and fined $200,000 by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

Legal Troubles

August 3, 2009 - Mayweather, 48, was arrested on felony coercion and battery-strangulation charges and later freed from the Clark County jail on $13,000 bail, said Detective Ramon Denby, a police department spokesman. According to a police report, an officer responding to a disconnected 911 call found Mayweather fighting with a 25-year-old woman at the apartment in northwest Las Vegas. The woman, professional boxer Melissa St Vil, told police she had been punched in the ribs and hit Mayweather with a lamp during a struggle. She was treated by paramedics at the scene and taken to a Las Vegas hospital for treatment of injuries that included redness around her throat, police said. Mayweather had injuries on the head and the side of his face. It was not clear if he required medical treatment before he was taken to jail. The report says Mayweather formerly trained the St Vil, and had been following her since she severed their business relationship and went to another gym. It said Mayweather owns the apartment and was upset that his tenant was letting the woman live at the apartment. The tenant was not home at the time of the alleged attack, police said.[1]


Preceded by:
Samuel Serrano
WBA Super Featherweight Champion
1983 Jan 19 – 1984 Feb 26
Succeeded by:
Rocky Lockridge
Preceded by:
Rene Arredondo
WBC Light Welterweight Champion
1987 Nov 12 – 1989 May 13
Succeeded by:
Julio Cesar Chavez