LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 02: WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. poses on the scale during his official weigh-in at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 2, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather will meet WBA champion Marcos Maidana in a WBC/WBA unification fight in Las Vegas on May 3. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Happy 44th birthday to Floyd Mayweather!

Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr. was born Floyd Joy Sinclair on Feb. 24, 1977. He was one of the biggest boxers in the world from 1996 and 2015, and he also made a one-fight comeback in 2017.

Over the course of his career, Mayweather scored 15 major world titles, including “The Ring” in five weight classes. He achieved many other accomplishments, including winning a bronze medal in the featherweight division at the 1996 Olympics.

Here are some of his best knockouts!

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