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Mayweather got checks worth $72 million

Floyd Mayweather Jr is a very successful, happy and wealthy boxer. He's been sharing his success story by showing off checks worth $72 million according to a report by Boxing News 24 on Aug. 23, 2014. Mayweather has a record of 46-0 with 26 KOs.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. receives the award for Nevada Fighter of the Year at the New Tropicana Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Mayweather really cleaned up in his last two fights. He earned over $72 million combined for his fights against Marcos Maidana and
Saul Canelo Alvarez. Now he's about to bring in another cool $30 million for his rematch against Maidana which is scheduled next month on September 13th.

All of this success has Mayweather on his way to a net worth of $300 million which may have a lot of people considering the merits of a boxing career for their kids. Mayweather is now living the dream of people worldwide to have all of that money with magnificent houses, cars, and swimming pools. This creates a situation for a lot of pleasant times socializing.

Mayweather nevertheless still has his critics as seen when Rapper 50 Cent recently implied Mayweather can't even read. MSN News has reported on Friday 50 told Floyd he would donate $750,000 to the charity of his choice if only he could read one page of a Harry Potter book without a start or a stop.

Mayweather has responded to 50 by saying he doesn't need 50's $750k as he posted a picture of two paychecks that he received recently which total over $72 million. Mayweather is a spectacular fighter who is serving as an inspiration for everyone who dreams about being wealthy, which is just about everyone.